Tiger Woods leaves the hospital and will continue his recovery at home

"Happy to report that I am back home and that I continue with my recovery" published the golfer on his social networks.


American golfer Tiger Woods confirmed on Tuesday that he has left the hospital where he had been admitted since the end of February to continue at home recovering from the serious injuries he suffered to his leg after suffering a traffic accident.

"Happy to report that I am back home and continuing with my recovery. I am very grateful for the great amount of support and encouragement I have received over the past few weeks," Woods said in a statement on his official Twitter profile. '.

The Californian thanked "the amazing surgeons, physicians, nurses, and staff at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center." "Everyone has taken very good care of me and I cannot thank them enough. I will be recovering at home and I will work to get stronger every day," he concluded.The 45-year-old winner of 15 majors suffered a spectacular traffic accident on February 23 in Los Angeles County that caused serious injuries to his right leg and for which he immediately underwent surgery at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center .

According to the medical report, the Californian had to undergo "a long surgical procedure" for the injuries in his right leg and ankle to treat "comminuted open fractures (several fragments) that affected both the upper and lower part of the right tibia and the fibula bones "and that" were stabilized by inserting a rod into the tibia. "

In addition, additional injuries "to the bones of the foot and ankle" were stabilized with "screws and nails," while "trauma to the muscle and soft tissue of the leg required surgical release of the covering of the muscles to relieve pressure due to swelling. " Later, he was transferred to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

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