Determined to Pray Salah, man at 62 undergoes surgery
Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Sunday 24 June 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]
62-year-old Abdul and 72-year-old Alia, both Egyptian nationals, couldn’t sit or walk a few months back, but now find it easy to prostrate and walk briskly. Things were not this easy when they were first diagnosed with osteoarthritis. However, unlike the usual belief, the elderly man and woman opted for a surgical treatment to put their pain at bay.
“Abdul, who complained from right hip pain couldn’t walk up and down the stairs or even sit on the ground to offer salah. Over years, his hip osteoarthritis had progressed from occasional joint pain to being unable to care for himself. Despite being on medication, his symptoms were worsening, making him feel depressed and helpless. When he visited me for the first time, his only motivation was to be able to offer salah. He felt terribly upset that he couldn’t pray
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