Lascorz regains feeling in arms and hands

Latest medical update on Joan Lascorz released by Kawasaki

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Submitted by rgo on Thu, 17/05/2012 - 12:09

JOAN LASCORZ has regained mobility and sensitive in his arms and hands, but right now still has no feeling in his abdomen and legs, as revealed in a statement from Kawasaki.

Following the accident at Imola on April 2nd, Lascorz has now completed his initial recovery at the University Hospital Vall d'Hebronand and has been transferred to the Guttman Institute, where the full extent of his severe spinal cord injury will be diagnosed and doctors will have an understanding of his potential recovery.

Lascorz has recovered respiratory capacity after post-traumatic complications following the testing crash and now remains fully conscious and talking, without any mental repercussions. He remembers all of the crash – which will be explained in due time.

The statement from Provec Kawasaki continued:

“The team and Joan want to pass on their thanks to all doctors and nurses of Vall d'Hebron for their dedication and attention to Joan.

"Again Joan and its family would like to thank everyone for outpouring of support that has been evident during this time. Especially those of all his peers, as was demonstrated by all superbike riders both in Monza and Donington, Sykes, Haslam, Melandri, etc.

"Also Lorenzo, Espargaró, Marquez and all the riders that showed support and had Joan's symbol in their fairings and helmets in the last MotoGP race. It was very emotional to see Espargaró and Marquez fighting for victory in the last GP of Portugal, with tributes to Joan in the screens of the two fairings. To them, to all the teams and everyone who cares every day about the situation of Joan, thank you very much.”

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