Original is Original and should be retained says Dr. Satbir Singh: Dr Satbir Singh, who is based at Cosmo Hospital Mmohali is the only exclusive sports medicine consultant of the Tricity. He did his specialisation in sports medicine from the prestigious NSNIS, National Institute of Sports Patiala after doing his MBBS from AFMC, Pune and serving army for 5 yrs.
Having started his journey from CLTA, Chandigarh Lawn Tennis academy he has gone a long way in achieving National and International recognition. In 2010 he joined the prestigious specialist academy of BCCI at PCA , Mohali and got involved in training and treating all north 9 states under BCCI.
The senior and junior state teams of Punjab were also looked after by him and he also did 2 seasons of Ranji Trophy for senior Punjab Cricket Team. And also attended various conferences and seminars at national cricket academy of BCCI at Bangalore.
While in BCCI he was contacted by the hockey India and he joined the Indian Hockey Team, women for the FIH , Federation of International Hockey tournament where they won a silver medal. Then toured Ireland with the women hockey team.
The Hockey Association of Dr Satbir dates back to 2008 when he was the tournament doctor for the premier Hockey League 2008 at Chandigarh and treated all International and National Athletes .
Dr Satbir is fully trained and certified in manual therapy, dry needling, taping, intraarticular injections , pop cast, exercise rescription and rehabilitation, electrotherapy, physiotherapy. Fitness training( NIS and ACE_ USA) etc.
He underwent rigorous 3 years training in knee and shoulder arthroscopy in various specialized centers across the country and now performs all knee surgeries like ACLR and ACl repair, meniscus repair, PCL reconstruction to name a few. In shoulder he is doing, Acromioplasty, Latarjet, Rotator Cuff repair , Bankart repair, Frozen shoulder release, Tenodesis and Tenotomy for Biceps.
His special interest and training in Orth biologics helps him treat various cartilage injuries and arthritis with own body cells like the PRP, Platelet Rich Plasma, BMAC, Bone Marrow aspirate concentrate , Mesenchymal fat cells etc. which are a kind of stem cells and they help in tissue repair after being injected into the injury sites and joints.
He has given more than 2500 hyaluronic acid injections in knee arthritis patients with good resuults and people come from the surrounding states to him for his knee preservation techniues. His motto is “original is original and should be retained”.
In view of the large number of patients and players suffering from disc problems, PIVD, and with no definitive treatment for the extruded fragment and failed back surgery syndrome cases rising, he got himself trained in endoscopic spine surgery especially for the disc.
This is a high precision surgery done in awake and aware patient under local anaesthesia where patient is discharged the same day in the evening. The results obtained are instant on table and this is the future of spine disc treatment. Many cases have already benefitted from this.
Currently he is treating all sports persons of the region like the air force athletes, sec 42 Hockey Stadium, CLTA, Circle Kabbaddi , weight lifters, body builders , sec-07 sports complex , marathon runners. He specializes in running injuries and recently done a masters course in complex knee injuries.
His endeavour is to treat all sports injuries in its initial stages and focus on injury prevention, rehabilitation, flexibility and strength training apart from motor learning and motor skills training so that sporting injuries are treated efficiently and or sportspersons achieve greater heights and we become a sporting nation.