The back that Tiger Woods carried the PGA Tour on for 2 decades got its 4th surgery, and his return this season and beyond is in serious doubt.
Padraig harrington announced he had a surgery that is fourth his back once again to alleviate pain and his return to competitive golf this season and beyond is in doubt.
The 14-time major championship winner announced on his web site after he divulged plans to design a public golf course at Big Cedar Lodge 10 miles south of Branson, Missouri that he had the procedure done just two days.
During that event that is public Woods hit two balls on a 100-yard par-3 hole and did not look in pain swinging a golf club. His very first ball evidently missed the green, but the 2nd one found the surface that is putting. Two days later he had been for an working table.
He first had back operation just before the 2014 Masters, then two more in nov 2015. He’d planned to play in this present year’s Masters, but pulled out of the Friday before.
Surgical Treatment Explained
The most recent procedure was necessary to correct effects from the previous three surgeries. The golfer’s bottom disc that is lower-back narrowed, causing sciatica and severe back and leg pain and the therapy he was doing wasn’t working.
The fusion surgery entailed removing the damaged disc and re-elevating the collapsed disc area to normal levels. This enables the one vertebrae to heal to another. The goal would be to relie Continue reading