Tiger Woods, the world-famous athlete, had a car accident earlier this year, which he finally shared with the media. In February, the golfer suffered a single-vehicle rollover car accident as his car hit the center divider of the road and eventually cut through a tree and landed on the side of the road.
Now, he just has revealed difficulty in recovery from the accident has been, detailing his experiences through surgery and rehabilitation.
As per his orthopedic trauma specialists Woods at the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center following the crash, Woods” suffered significant orthopedic injuries to his right lower extremity.”
Dr. Anish Mahajan stated that “Comminuted open fractures affecting both the upper and lower portions of the tibia and fibula bones were stabilized by inserting a rod into the tibia. Additional injuries to the foot and ankle were stabilized with a combination of screws and pins. 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.”
Tiger Wood spoke to Golf Digest, shared his difficulty improving from his extensive injuries has been.
“This has been an entirely different animal,” he told the publication. “I understand more of the rehab processes because of my past injuries, but this was more painful than anything I have ever experienced.”
Wood is being treated for rehabilitation to strengthen his leg. He came back from South Florida in mid-March for his rehab from home. Though Golf Digest reports that it is unclear whether the professional golfer will need extra procedures on his leg.
Golf Digest asked Woods if he would play golf in the future and he had nothing to share. Instead, he claimed, “My physical therapy has been keeping me busy. I do my routines every day and am focused on my No. 1 goal right now: walking on my own. Taking it one step at a time.”