Dubai PR Network, Online Press Release from Dubai and Middle East
 
Healthcare(Healthcare & Medicine)
Filter PR by
  
Middle East Arthritis Foundation Launches Arthritis Self-Management Program
 

The special six-week program illustrates how to effectively manage the disease and helps patients live life to the fullest

Dubai, UAE, 19 April 2017 – The Middle East Arthritis Foundation has developed an interactive Arthritis Self-Management Program (ASMP) aimed to help chronic illness patients, particularly those afflicted with various forms of Arthritis, ‘self-manage’ their condition.

With two-hour long sessions taking place every Saturday for six weeks, Arthritis patients can sign up for the free-of-charge program to be hosted at the Towers Rotana Hotel in Dubai from 29th April until 3rd June 2017.

The six-week workshop sessions will cover a range of topics and activities, including group discussions and physical activity, all aimed at reducing the impact of the disease on the daily lives of patients.

“We developed the ASMP to enable patients to live life to the fullest, with less stress, more energy and a greater ability to do the things they want to do.  Chronic conditions such as Arthritis are among the most common health problems in the world, which is why this program was designed - to reduce the symptoms of these illnesses and improve overall quality of life,” says Dr. Humeira Badsha, Consultant Rheumatologist who is heading up the program.

During the workshops, patients will learn improved mobility, sleep, and sense of wellbeing, as well as stress reduction.  They will also be exposed to peer support which includes exercising in a class with others coping with similar conditions.

Dubai-resident Sanria Khan, a long-time Arthritis patient taking part in the program, says: “Knowing things like which type of exercise is right for you, and practicing the correct stretching, breathing, endurance and balance activities are important factors in effectively managing and living with Arthritis.  This program will help those afflicted to fully understand the disease and learn how to better manage the condition themselves.”

The six-week program, led by a team of trained instructors, tailors activities for each person’s ability and skill level.  

It aims to help patients to:

•    Cope with symptoms
•    Manage fatigue
•    Handle stress
•    Reduce depression
•    Communicate with doctors
•    Manage medications
•    Eat healthy
•    Be active

“We encourage all who experience some form of chronic disease to sign up for this workshop and attend the sessions.  Six weeks will make a significant difference in the rest of these patients’ lives,” concludes Dr. Badsha.

Event Details: 

Date: Saturday, 29th April – Saturday, 3rd June 2017
Time: 10:30 – 12:30, every Saturday for six weeks
Venue: Towers Rotana Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai
How to register: Call 050 534 3182

Posted by : Dubai PR Network Editorial Team
Viewed 2452 times
PR Category : Healthcare & Medicine
Posted on : Wednesday, April 19, 2017  4:22:00 PM UAE local time (GMT+4)
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of DubaiPRNetwork.com.
Previous Story : Dubai Hospital Performs Complex Heart Surgery
Next Story : Prime Healthcare Group's MD Dr. Jamil Ahmed honored with Bus...
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine
Back to Section Home

Related Stories



 
 
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Michael Kors Launches Capsule Kaftans and Handbags for Middle Eastern Markets [15506-Views]
Wake Up to Healthier, Hydrated Nails: Sally Hansen Launches Moisture Rehab™ Overnight Nail... [14060-Views]
Kérastase Paris launches natural and luxurious Aura Botanica line in the GCC [11291-Views]
Wellbeing Medical Centre - ULTRAFORMER III Best and latest Anti-Ageing treatments [10834-Views]
LG captivates the imagination of the MEA design community with revolutionary OLED signage [10687-Views]
Finally a Body that fits you! Cryolipolysis Fat Freeze [10291-Views]
Sandro Announces Expansion within The Middle East [9961-Views]
Performance for the passionate: Nikon D7500 is ready to exceed expectations for photograph... [9522-Views]
New York-Based Urban Artist creates masterpiece at Shoeciti in Dubai [8125-Views]
Introducing JOHNSON'S® NEW Vita-Rich range with Cocoa Butter [7552-Views]
Middle East and African beauty and personal care market to grow to US$34.5 billion by 2021... [7326-Views]
Dubai Design & Fashion Council Launches DDFC Membership to Support Sustainable Development... [7241-Views]
Volume Reveal mascara Ultra Black Collection [7168-Views]
COÉGA Sunwear Teams Up With GO Sport on Exclusive SS17 Swimwear Collection [7039-Views]
IKEA Introduces Limited Edition ‘Art Event 2017' Contemporary Drawing Collection [6893-Views]
Chloé eyewear introduces the new "Nola" sunglasses collection [6814-Views]
Doha Bank Re-ignites Qatar's Property Market with New Loan Offer at 3.99% with 12 Months P... [6594-Views]
Ulysse Nardin Marine Regattav [6344-Views]
du Football Champions awarded Gold for its successful engagement of UAE youth [6289-Views]
Win up to 30 Kilos of Gold in 18 Days at Malabar Gold & Diamonds [6240-Views]
Sheikh Khalid Al Qassimi Steers Peugeot 3008DKR to Victory [6185-Views]
New INFINITI Q60 sports coupe: designed and engineered to perform [6155-Views]
Interstuhl launches VINTAGEis5 chair in the GCC [5838-Views]
Al-Futtaim Motors launches the UAE's first hybrid truck [5667-Views]
UAE Exchange Hiring on-the-spot at Careers UAE [5545-Views]
 
RSS Facebook Twitter LinkedDin
 
Top Sections
 
Top Stories