The media reported on the improvement of Schumacher

The media reported on the improvement of Schumacher

December 18, 2018 0 By autotimesnews

The health status of the seven-time Formula One champion Michael Schumacher, who received a head injury in 2013, has improved significantly. Reports about it Daily Mail. According to the newspaper, the driver is no longer confined to the bed and can breathe independently.

Currently, Schumacher is undergoing treatment at his home in Switzerland. It is estimated that caring for a racer costs more than £ 50,000 per week. It is possible that soon the athlete will be transported to a specialized clinic in Dallas to continue treatment.

Schumacher suffered a serious injury on December 29, 2013 while relaxing in the French resort of Meribel. While skiing, the racer stumbled on a stone and hit his head on a rock ledge.

The victim was taken to Grenoble, where doctors put him in a state of artificial coma. The athlete underwent two operations, and in January 2014, doctors began to remove him from the state of coma. Later, former French race car driver Philip Streyff told Europe-1 in an interview that Schumacher was paralyzed and had problems with memory and speech. As stated by the former head of the medical staff of Formula 1, and now the hospital doctor at the University of Liege Gary Hartstein said that with such injuries Michael Schumacher can live a maximum of a few more years.

In early September 2014, Michael Schumacher was discharged from the rehabilitation center in Basel. The driver continued to rebuild the house, for this he was transferred to his family residence in Switzerland. In total, Schumacher stayed in the hospital for 254 days. In his mansion, 15 medical specialists are engaged in treating an athlete.