Today, 15 March, two-time Olympic figure skating champion Evgeni Plushenko scared his fans in Instagram: the athlete posted a photograph taken in a hospital bed. In the picture Plushenko looks unwell: cables from medical devices, neck captures a special device… it Turned out that the skater has recently suffered yet another spinal surgery – he removed the herniation between the sixth and seventh cervical vertebrae.
The operation was successful, and the athlete is in satisfactory condition:
Thank you to all my friends and fans for the support and flowers! I’m on the mend!
– he wrote in the microblog.
Now Plushenko is waiting for a recovery period, and for a while he will stay in Israel. Speak to the athlete in the near future – about 25 shows all over the world already cancelled. Eugene will wear a special collar and even will not be able to fully train, but optimism Plushenko does not lose is to refuse to participate in the Olympic games in 2018, he still has no plans.
Recall that an athlete was forced to go for surgery, as previously during performances in Switzerland he was injured, which he almost denied the left hand. This is not the first surgery on the spine, which moved Plushenko: in 2013, after the injury at the European Championships in Zagreb, skater had a very complex operation, which in case of failure threatened to Eugene paralysis and even death. In 2014, Plushenko has once again suffered a serious injury during the Olympics in Sochi, and even starred with personal tournament. The recovery was difficult and required several operations.
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