Governor calls for healthier lifestyle
Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 8, 2018: Observance of World Physical Therapy Day celebration was today held at Lamyanba Shanlen, Palace Compound.
The event was organized by All Manipur Physiotherapist Association (AMPA) under the theme “Physical Therapy and Mental Health”.
Manipur governor Najma Heptulla urged the gathering to spread awareness to general public about the importance of physical exercise. With the development of new technology, machine etc. physiotherapy has gone much further with the hands of Neurologist. We needed more time and effort to keep it up our health. Including physical exercise as part of our lifestyle will lead to a healthier life, she added.
The governor stated that the importance of Physical Therapy is being felt by the public each day especially by those people who are unable to afford expensive treatment. She said she suffered Hamstring injury after she took charge as governor of Manipur due to lack of physical exercise in her daily routine, however she improved her condition after consulting doctors and including physical exercise in her daily routine and became a fit person. “Persistent and Confident to Physical Exercise” is what the Governor appealed to the gathering.