Knee replacement patients plant saplings
As many as 35 knee replacement patients from tricity, Punjab and Haryana along with doctors carried out a plantation drive in and around Ojas Super Speciality Hospital, Panchkula on Saturday. The drive was launched to mark 200 successful ortho surgeries including knee replacement surgery at Ojas Hospital and to make awareness that after surgery, knee patients can lead normal life by performing all routine functions.
During occasion, Dr. Harish Gupta CEO-Ojas honored the knee replacement patients for their noble gesture.
Dr. Suresh Singla and Dr. Gagandeep Gupta both ortho surgeons also joined patients in plantation drive where each patient planted a tree.
Jagdish Chandra a knee replacement patient said that his dream was to plant trees but due to knee arthritis, he was unable to do the gardening. But now after successful knee replacement surgery, he could able to perform gardening and fulfilled his dream of tree plantation.
Naresh Aggarwal and Pyara Singh the others patients also shared sentiments. They said that their lives have completely changed after knee replacement surgery as they could now perform all routine works that were not possible before surgery.
Interestingly famous Punjab singer, Amar Sandhu, whose mother was also got operated for knee replacement at Ojas, was also presented during occasion. He enthralled the patients with his hit Punjabi songs.
Meanwhile the patients covered under Ayushman Bharat Scheme can now avail knee replacement surgery at Ojas Hospital.