Sachin Tendulkar interacts with 12,000 doctors in sports injuries

MUMBAI: Always eager to share his vast knowledge and experience, Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar He has interacted with 12,000 doctors in sports injuries .

In his illustrious career of more than two decades, Tendulkar suffered many health problems, the most notable being the tennis elbow injury.

The veteran of 200 Tests and 463 ODI learned through Dr. Sudhir Warrier, an orthopedic surgeon, that several young doctors across the country were using the emergency shutdown time to effectively gain knowledge on sports injuries through live webinars.

A session on sports injuries was held on Saturday and Tendulkar, knowing that his experiences will help these doctors, volunteered to be a part of it.

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Tendulkar interacted with around 12,000 doctors, who attended the session.

During the session, young orthopedic doctors got to know how athletes' treatment requirements and outcomes are different from regular patients, the sources said.

Dr Warrier moderated the session with Dr Nitin Patel, physiotherapist, who has worked with the Indian Cricket team and Indian Premier League franchise Mumbai Indians.