Consultant – Orthopaedic Surgeon
Speciality interests include:
Lower extremity: trauma, sports surgery, knee, patella dislocation, tendon problems, foot and ankle surgery, and the management of degenerative joint disease in younger patients.
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Emirates Integra Medical and Surgery Centre was the official medical services provider for the Dubai Duty-Free Tennis Championships (http://www.dubaidutyfreetennischampionships.com) in 2018 which was originally created in 1996. Our phenomenal, diverse team of professionals provides sport and integrative medicine, chiropractic, physiotherapy, pain management, podiatric, nutrition, urgent care, fitness, and comprehensive wellness.
This year’s tennis championships are the fourth for which Dr.William Murrell, CEO of Emirates Integra, served as Chief Physician. “These events,” he stated, “provide a unique opportunity. Our staff looks forward to refining unique skills required to care for professional athletes at the tournaments and using this knowledge to better treat our local patients who participate in athletics. We also appreciate the diversity of needs of both the women and the men.” Studies show injury rates in male and female tennis players appear to be similar, but there are some minor gender differences in the injury pattern. For instance, female tennis players have a higher rate of hip and lower-leg injuries, while male athletes report a higher rate of thigh and trunk injuries. (source: http://www.itftennis.com/scienceandmedicine/health/tennis-women.aspx)
Generally, the rate of tennis injury is relatively low, as are hospital admissions. The common causes and types of tennis injuries include:
Emirates Integra provided support for the Women’s Week, with the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) celebrating its 18th anniversary in Dubai, the week beginning the 19th of February. The Men’s Week, with the Association of Tennis Professionals, began on the 26th of February and marked its 26th year in Dubai.
Emirates Integra operates with a vision of a healed world where all people live without limit, Emirates Integra has as its mission to be the centre of choice for integrative medicine that makes lasting differences in health, well-being, and vitality for people worldwide.