Tiger Woods is transferred to a new LA hospital as fellow golfers express their hopes for full recovery
February 26, 2021. Summarized by summa-bot.
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Following a single-car accident Tuesday morning in California that resulted in significant leg injuries and requiring an extraction from his vehicle by first responders, Tiger Woods now begins the arduous process of rehabilitation after moving to another hospital.
(CNN)Following a car accident Tuesday morning in California that resulted in significant leg injuries and required an extraction from his vehicle by first responders, Tiger Woods now begins the arduous recovery process.
A new chapter began Thursday with his transfer to a second Los Angeles-area hospital for "continuing orthopedic care and recovery," according to a statement.
Woods' injuries include "comminuted open fractures affecting both the upper and lower portions of the tibia and fibula bones," Mahajan said Tuesday, meaning the bones broke into more than two pieces and pierced the skin.
The Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute provides orthopedic surgeries, and practitioners at their clinics work with Los Angeles-area sports teams.
"Of course you think about the golf career, you think about what he's done for the game, but the thing I kept thinking about was his kids and how thankful I am that he made it out of that," Simpson said.