- Health secretary of Tamil Nadu, Dr. J. Radhakrishnan IAS, inaugurated the clinics.
- Clinics started functioning in Jeevan Hospital, JSP Hospital, and Sai Fertility & Maternity Hospital Chengalpattu.
Chennai, 25th Feb’21: In what could be termed as a quantum leap in healthcare infrastructure for Chengalpattu district, US based digital therapeutics company; JOGO Health launched three comprehensive rehabilitation clinics in Chengalpattu. The Health secretary of Tamil Nadu, Dr. J. Radhakrishnan IAS, inaugurated the clinics to public and addressed the gathering of over 150 medical professionals and the media.
These three clinics set up in three different multispecialty hospitals in Chengalpattu will deliver world class digital therapy and benefit the public of this region immensely. Dr. O.V. Jayakumar, Dr. Akilan, Dr. M.C. Arumugam, and Dr. A.M. Indira, the Directorial leaders of Jeevan Hospital, JSP Hospital, and Sai Fertility & Maternity Hospital respectively were present during the inauguration event.
Mr. Sanjai Murali, Founder and CEO, JOGO Health said “While clinical evidence gave us confidence, new therapeutic modality needs the support of visionary doctors to deliver benefits to patients. We are fortunate to have found many like-minded visionaries in Dr. O.V. Jayakumar, Dr. Akilan, Dr. M.C. Arumugam, and Dr. Akilan – to set up the very first JOGO Comprehensive Rehab Clinic (JCRC) in India. I am happy that many patients from Chengalpattu and near-by districts will benefit from JOGO therapy.”
“A path breaking technology like JOGO Digital Therapy, needed brilliant minds and people with foresight, to make it a mainstream healthcare service. We feel vindicated with the gesture of Dr. J. Radhakrishnan IAS, who always encourages technology that benefits public” Said Mr. Shanmugapriyan, Chief Strategist, SE Asia, JOGO Health.
The Clinical Director of JOGO Health, Mr. Shyam Ramamurthy said “JOGO Therapy, has emerged as a definitive replacement to conventional therapies in medical specialties of Neurology, Pain Medicine, Cardiology, Pulmonology, Urology and Gastroenterology. Clinical studies conducted in the USA and the ones we have planned in India will help us develop treatment modalities for more conditions – I am excited that such advanced work in rehabilitation is happening in India.”
Dr. O.V. Jayakumar, a respected pediatrician and Director of Jeevan Hospital said “Comprehensive and advanced modalities is the need of hour for rehabilitation. Clinical evidence based approach and portable technology pioneered by JOGO is as impressive as their care delivery – I am excited about the positive impact JOGO will have on patients.”
JOGO Health is a digital therapeutic company that developed JOGO, a prescription digital therapeutics product that combines the science of neuroplasticity with patented behavior modification techniques powered by gaming to treat neuromuscular (NM) conditions such as stroke, spinal cord injury, cerebral palsy, chronic pain, urinary and fecal incontinence. JOGO helps enhance rewiring of the CNS to improve voluntary control of muscles that was lost due to stroke and other neuro-muscular conditions. JOGO is composed of wireless, wearable surface EMG sensors, and a patent protected Mobile App that provide treatment protocols and games that can be adapted for muscle relaxation, movement coordination, and neuro-muscular reeducation, all leveraging neuroplasticity.
JOGO Health head quartered in Bridgewater, NJ, USA, operates JOGO digital clinics across USA; JOGO Health Pvt Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary operates JOGO clinics at Chennai, Chengalpattu, and Madurai. It is noteworthy that JOGO Health is one of the organisations that signed an MoU with the Government of Tamil Nadu, during the US visit of Honourable Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Thiru. Edappadi K. Palaniswami