DASSA Joins Forces with Mediclinic Perform

Mediclinic Perform, a leading provider of world-class sports medicine and rehabilitation services in Dubai, has announced a strategic partnership with DASSA Sport.

This partnership aims to elevate sports and wellness initiatives in the region, promoting health and fitness amongst Dubai’s school-aged students and the broader community.

With 88 member schools and over 40,000 students competing on a weekly basis, DASSA is the largest and longest-running school sports association in the United Arab Emirates. Fully inclusive and open to all schools in Dubai, the DASSA leagues and competitions provide students of all ages and abilities with the opportunity to represent their school and showcase their talents in a structured and safe sporting environment.

Mediclinic Perform’s state-of-the-art Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation Centre, located at Mediclinic Parkview Hospital is poised to play a pivotal role in advancing sports healthcare in Dubai. This groundbreaking facility, staffed by world-class sports doctors and sports rehabilitation specialists including physiotherapists, sports therapists and sports podiatrists, offers advanced treatment for sports injuries, musculoskeletal complaints, and performance optimization.

The centre features cutting-edge technology, including a gait analysis lab, force plates, Vo2 Max testing, alter gravity treadmill and functional screening.

Dr Alan Kourie, Head of Mediclinic perform, Sports Medicine says: “We are delighted to partner with DASSA as we firmly believe that the school going athletes of today are our future Olympic athletes of tomorrow and deserve to be treated like professionals.

“We strive not only to fix injuries and pain by accurately diagnosing the problem and implementing a targeted treatment plan so that they can return to their beloved sport as soon as possible, but also to assist with the prevention of injuries in the first place as well as strategies to make them fitter, faster and stronger.”

“We are thrilled to be partnering with DASSA and their ever-growing community of schools in Dubai,” said David Jelley, Hospital Director at Mediclinic Parkview Hospital. “We believe that by combining our expertise and resources, we can make a significant impact and educate young athletes on the importance of health and wellbeing for maintaining an active lifestyle. Together, we aim to empower Dubai’s students to achieve their full potential.”

Caroline Rothwell, Primary Chair of DASSA added: “This is really exciting partnership, and represents a significant step towards enhancing the sporting culture here in Dubai. We are excited to collaborate with Mediclinic Perform, a leader in sports medicine and rehabilitation, and look forward to the positive impact this will have on our member schools and the youth sports community in Dubai.”

For more information about Mediclinic Perform and their services, please visit https://www.mediclinic.ae/en/parkview-hospital/specialized-units/mediclinic-sports-medicine-and-rehab-centre.html.