Charitable Diagnostic Laboratories at Sood Bhawan Chandigarh and PanchkulaThe first Project which Sood Sabha Chandigarh undertook to render service to the Society was an ultra-modern Diagnostic Laboratory at Sood Bhawan, Chandigarh which was established in February, 2003 with the liberal donation of Rs. 7 Lacs made by Shri Kulbhushan Bowry of Bangalore in the memory of his wife Late Smt. Sudershana Sood. Shri Bowry is the first cousin of Shri Surinder Sood, General Secretary Sood Sabha, Chandigarh. All types of Bio-chemistry, Hematology, Serology, Urine and Stool Tests are conducted on “no profit no loss” basis. It is fully air conditioned and equipped with sophisticated and the latest computerized auto analyser. A multi-channel computerized ECG machine has also been added.
The lab was inagurated by Sh. Kulwant Rai Sood, President, Sood Sabha, Chandigarh who also made donation for it in the memory of his wife Mrs Sudershan Sood.
Retired PGI Doctors – Dr. Rajinder Kalra, former Medical Superintendent, PGI & Dr. M.L. Ratan former Head, Hematology Deptt., PGI, Chandigarh provide technical advice and guidance on honorary basis.
The Sabha also established a Charitable Diagnostic Laboratory at Sood Bhawan, Panchkula on 23.2.2005 which is also equipped with the latest semi-auto analyzer. ECG facility is also available at nominal charges. The Diagnostic Laboratory at Panchkula was inaugurated by Sh.V.K. Sood, Chairman, Sood Sabha Chandigarh who has made donation in the memory of his father Late Shri Om Parkash Sood.
Timings: Daily ( Summer) 7 AM to 1 PM & ( Winter ) 8 AM to 2 PM. (Open on all seven days except National Holidays)
Charges are nominal and for the poor and the needy the tests are conducted free.
Free ConsultationDaily free consultation is provided to the patients at Sood Bhawan, Chandigarh and Panchkula.
At Sood Bhawan, Chandigrh Dr. Rajinder Kalra, former Medical Supdt. PGI and Dr. J.K. Kaltra, former SMO, Govt. Hospital, Sector 16, Chandigarh are available on alternate days for consultation.
Dr. B. L. Bansal, MBBS, Ex- C.M.O. ( Pb.) provides free consultation at Sood Bhawan, Panchkula.
Medicines are also provided free to the poor patients at both the Dispensaries.
Timings: Daily 8.30 AM to 11 AM ( Sunday closed )
Physiotherapy Centres at Sood Bhawan Chandigarh and PanchkulaA Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Centre for the orthopaedically handicapped has been established at Sood Bhawan, Chandigarh in the year 2003 with the liberal donation of Rs. 1.8 Lacs given by Sh. Pran Nath Sood in the memory of his wife Late Smt. Lata Sood. . Qualified Physiotherapists help the patients at the Centre regularly. These facilities are free for the poor and the needy.
Another Physiotherapy Centre equipped with the latest machinery was inaugurated at Sood Bhawan, Panchkula on 15th April, 2007. It has been established with the liberal donation of Rs. 1.25 Lacs by Shri Madan Mohan Langha who was motivated by Shri Ashwani Doegar to make donation for this noble cause. . Before the inauguration ceremony, Havan was performed which was attended by prominent members of the Biradari. On this occasion several office bearers and representatives of different organizations were also present which included Senior Citizens Association, Brahman Sabha, Ex-Servicemen’s Association and Residents’ Welfare Association. Mrs. Santosh Langha wife of Shri Madan Mohan Langha and his son Sh. Anil Sood lighted Deepshikha to inaugurate the Centre. Both these Centres have proved to be of great help to the patients suffering from various muscular and neurological problems such as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, cervical or lumbar spondylosis, frozen shoulder, cerebral palsy, nerve injuries, sprains, strains, loss of strength and movement after fractures and joint replacement surgeries. Here is a brief description of the equipment available at these Centres:
- SHORT WAVE DIATHERMY
- Heating is effective in relieving pain.
- Reduces Inflammation.
- ULTRASONIC THERAPY
- Ultrasound is often of use after soft tissue injuries as the mechanical effect helps to remove traumatic exudates and reduces the danger of adhesion formation.
- Inflammatory conditions can also be treated by ultrasonic therapy.
- TRACTION UNIT
(a) Cervical (Neck); and (b) Lumber ( Low back )
- Helpful in Joint mobilization, Muscle Relaxation and Reduction of Pain.
- PARAFFIN WAX BATH
- Circulatory Effects – There is stimulation of superficial capillaries and arterioldes, causing local hyperaemia and reflex vasodilatation.
- Wax is helpful in treating arthritis and degenerative joint diseases reducing pain and muscle spasm
- INTERFERENTIAL THERAPY
- It reduces pain and oedema.
The treatment is provided at nominal rates. The Centre has been established with the primary aim to reduce the pain of the suffering masses. A dedicated Team under and qualified Physio-therapist provide the much needed healing touch to the utmost satisfaction of the visiting patients.
Homoeopathic DispensaryHomoeopathic Dispensary at Sood Bhawan, Chandigarh was the first social project started by the Sabha in June 2000. Dr. Sukhbir Chopra, M.D. (Homo) is Incharge of the Dispensary is serving with dedication. The Dispensary has become very popular in the area. Medicines are given free of cost to the poor.
Similarly, Sabha has opened a Homoeopathic Dispensary at Panchkula Bhawan which has also become very popular in the area.
Eye ClinicThe Sabha has opened Eye Clinic at Sood Bhawan, Chandigarh which was inaugurated by Mrs. Anu Chatrath, Mayor, Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh on 25th April, 2010. Dr. Sunandan Sood, Prof. & Head, Opthamology Deptt., Govt. Medical College & Hospital, Sec.32, Chandigarh presided over the Inaugural Function. The latest Eye Unit has been installed and Dr. Neeraj Sood, M.S.(PGI) will be the Consulting Surgeon. At the Clinic treatment will be provided for Refractive Errors, Cataract Screening, Glaucoma & Diabetic Eye Diseases etc. Medicines will be provided free to the needy patients.
Meditation Centre and LibraryThough Science and Technology have provided enough comforts and conveniences in our life, yet stress and tension have become byproduct of the present age. The Sabha has opened a Meditation Centre and Library at Sood Bhawan, Chandigarh. The Centre was inaugurated by Smt. Sushila Doegar, wife of Late Sh. Jagdish Ram Doegar, former President and Patron of Sood Sabha.