Chennai has been witness to the birth of yet another healthcare innovation. TRIMED, India’s first chain of Integrative Medical Therapy centres and Be Well Hospitals a chain of affordable multispeciality family hospitals inaugurated a pioneering effort: an in-hospital integrative medical therapy centre in Be Well Hospital’s Kilpauk branch. Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Ennapadam S. Krishnamoorthy, international Neuropsychiatrist and Founder- TRIMED highlighted the growing burden of chronic disease linked to middle and older age, and the need for comprehensive care solutions that went beyond medicine and surgery to help people regain their Activities of Daily Living and Quality of Life. He highlighted the pioneering work already done by TRIMED in this regard. Dr. CJ Vetrivel the Managing Director of Be Well Hospitals, speaking on the occasion, welcomed the concept of integration between modern medicine & surgery and traditional medical systems. He said that such integration was the need of the hour and that doctors and therapists across disciplines should work together to help patients achieve a state of wellness, not just absence of disease. He pointed out that Be Well Hospitals served communities across Tamil Nadu making multi-specialty healthcare accessible and expressed the hope that every branch of Be Well Hospitals would in due course, have such a TRIMED centre. Dr. Rema Raghu, Clinical Director TRIMED, presented the unique methodology that balanced Allopathic rigour with Ayurveda, Naturopathy, Yoga and a range of other traditional systems in TRIMED. She demonstrated how patients with problems of bone & joint, brain & mind, digestive and respiratory conditions, elders, children & women, all benefitted from this unique collaboration between modern and traditional medicine. Dr. Pradeep Sekar, Director of Be Well Hospitals Kilpauk, expressed the hope that many patients with orthopaedic, diabetic and general medical complaints attending Be Well would be benefitted by the launch of this in-hospital integrative medical therapy centre.
The felicitations that followed saw many leading doctors from Kilpauk, Anna Nagar and surrounding areas, expressing happiness at the birth of this pioneering in-hospital effort in blending modern and traditional healthcare. The TRIMED centre at Be Well Hospitals will offer Acupressure, Acupuncture, Ayurveda, Naturopathy (Water, Mud & Herbal treatments), Physiotherapy, Psychological Therapy, Reflexology & Yoga under one roof, bringing thereby a traditional touch alongside the allopath. Speciality services being offered jointly include Child Guidance, Diabetes, Geriatrics, Lifestyle Medicine, Neuropsychiatry & Orthopaedics. For more information contact 9500010065.