Freedom from Pain
Joint pain and back pain disable more than 170 million Indians, incapacitating them from normal professional and leisure activities. Medical advances such as joint replacement surgery has been a boon to such patients providing them a second lease of life with freedom from pain. The arthroplasty unit of Ganga Hospital has played a lead role in increasing the awareness of these cure among the public and carrying the benefits of surgery to the poor and needy. Every year, a walkathon programme is conducted where patients who have undergone total joint replacement participate in a walk and games competition signifying the conquest of pain.