Worms not only inhabit the small intestine of humans leading to anaemia and intestinal obstruction but can even infect the brain, liver, lung and muscle. Hookworms can infest through penetration of skin. Proper hygiene, hand washing and sanitation play an important role in preventing such diseases.

Tiny steps – a big step forward

 Says Pinky’s mother “ I am very thankful to the entire Neurophysiotherapy team. Today my daughter is able to walk only because of physiotherapy.  My family members also praised the entire Somaiya physiotherapy team.”

The cases of ASD are on the rise, there is a dire need to create awareness amongst parents and educators and other stakeholders. Schools can play a critical role in creating this awareness as often the child’s behavioural symptoms are identified in the early years in school.

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