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Tendulkar inaugurates Sportsmed Activ

Mumbai: Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar here on Friday inaugurated Sportsmed Activ, an enhancement and rehab arm of specialty clinic Sportsmed Mumbai.

The right-handed batsman inaugurated the facility in Parel here in presence of his wife Anjali, former Mumbai and Baroda player Vasu Paranjpe, former hockey player Viren Rasquina and Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant.

Sportsmed Activ is an integrated rehab service where a combination of exercise therapy (physiotherapy) and manual medicine (osteopathy) is used to restore body functions.

At the 3,000 sq ft facility, their team can take the patient through the whole training circuit to restore strength, flexibility agility, balance and core stability, a doctor attached to the Sportsmed, said.

The team at Sportsmed Active includes Dr Anant Joshi, who is considered as one of the pioneers in the field of Arthroscopy and Sports medicine. Anant has been associated with numerous sports bodies as a medical consultant.

Tendulkar did not speak to reporters at the event.