His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, today opened the Heimshan Spine and Joint Surgery Center at the University Hospital in Sharjah.
After cutting the opening tape, His Highness toured the center’s corridors, starting with the Physical Therapy Department, which provides two separate sections for men and women, and His Highness got acquainted with the equipment and tools contained in the gym, in addition to the most important methods used in rehabilitation and physical therapy.
His Highness reviewed the clinics section, which includes doctors ’offices and treatment rooms, in addition to the one-day operations rooms in which simple operations are performed, and subjecting the patient to a period of rest and recovery for simple hours.
His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah then reviewed a presentation about the most important microscopic operations in which the Heimshan Center for Spine and Joint Surgery specializes in using the latest medical devices and techniques, which contribute to relieving pain and side effects on patients as the center uses, in order to enhance spine and joint treatments, the surgical technique by The endoscope for spine surgeries to ensure surgical openings less than 1 cm, which reduces the length of hospital stay and return to normal life quickly, in addition to inserting a device equipped with robots working on artificial intelligence to perform physical therapy.
The list of modern devices available at the Heimshan Center for Spine and Joint Surgery at the University Hospital in Sharjah includes the technology “Tracktech Track” robots, which are the most advanced in spine compression devices and equipped with a ten-way spine determination system and the Hubor 360 device that analyzes patients ’resilience, movement, and balance It provides strategies for improvement, cryotherapy technology, and electric shock therapy to relieve pain and speed up recovery.
The center's organizers gave an explanation about the most prominent treatments offered by the center since its reception to the auditors in November 2018, as the center has become a major site for spine, joint and physiotherapy treatments in the UAE because of its specialized medical team in addition to world-class medical facilities.
The team of experts at the Heimshan Spine and Joint Surgery Center at the University Hospital in Sharjah has succeeded in receiving more than 8708 patients in outpatient clinics since the opening of the center, and surgeons have performed over 229 spine, bone, and joint surgeries and more than 1590 diagnostic surgical procedures, including the use of needles, Thanks to a cadre of physiotherapists, the center provides postoperative medical care that rises to the highest international standards, including managing shoulder pain, neck pain, back pain, and knee.
Abdullah Ali Al-Muhayan, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the University Hospital in Sharjah and Chairman of the Sharjah Health Authority, said that the presence of the Heimshan Center for Spine and Joint Surgery at the University Hospital in Sharjah comes within our initiative to work on international partnerships that will attract an elite of international experts including the Republic of South Korea, which in turn will reflect positively In providing international experiences with the use of the latest medical technology .. We seek through it to develop the health care system in the Emirate, which comes within the support and directions of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi.
Al-Muhayyan added that the presence of the Heimshan Center for Spine and Joint Surgery at the University Hospital in Sharjah helped to add specialized medical quality and enhance our ability to support our rational leadership vision in developing health care and quality of treatment for all patients from different sectors and to upgrade the available medical standards and services in the Emirate of Sharjah and the United Arab Emirates United.
The opening ceremony was attended by Sheikh Salem bin Abdul Rahman Al Qasimi, head of the office of His Highness the Ruler, Muhammad Obaid Al Zaabi, Chairman of the Protocol and Guest House Department, Dr. Abdulaziz bin Butti Al Muhairi, Vice-Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the University Hospital in Sharjah, Dr. Hamid Mugool Al Nuaimi, Director of the University of Sharjah, and Dr. Ali Obaid Al Ali, Chief Executive of the Hospital The University of Sharjah, Dr. Lee Lee Soo Chan, President of the Korean Heimchan Hospital, Dr. Park Hee Young, Vice President of Sungwon Medical Corporation, and senior hospital and health officials.