Entinen Iron Maidenin laulaja Paul Di’Anno, joka on saanut lymfaattisia hoitoja Zagrebissa, Kroatiassa saa ensi viikolla mukautetun jalkatuen valmistautuessaan tulevaan polvileikkaukseensa.
Stjepan Juras, Iron Maiden-fani ja monien Maideniin liittyvien kirjojen kirjoittaja, joka huolehtii laulajasta hänen Kroatiassa oleskelunsa aikana, on kertonut Di’Annon tämän hetkisestä tilanteesta Blabbermouth.net -sivustolle seuraavaa:
”Paul was originally supposed to wear a carbon orthosis that would be thin and firm and over which he could wear his sneakers. However, his condition did not allow that type of orthosis and doctors suggested an orthosis with an already fitted shoe (which would mean he would have to walk for several months with two different shoes and that didn’t seem like the best option to him). Another option was temporary leg stiffness surgery and the installation of external fixators, after which Paul, awaiting major artificial knee implant surgery, could walk. Admittedly, a little stiffer, but he would walk. Paul agreed to this. However, after an ultra-scan and additional examination of the body the doctors concluded that his circulation in his leg was not yet good enough for the operation to be performed safely.”
”Paul will probably go to several barochamber treatments to improve circulation, but orthopedists have been looking for the best temporary solution and finally they found a type of orthosis that would suit Paul perfectly and that he could walk with. On Monday, Paul goes on to take foot measurements to make him a custom orthosis. When the orthosis arrives, Paul will spend some time in Croatia learning to walk again, and doctors predict that he will be able to get to his first concert after seven years (May 21, 2022). After that, Paul will have to walk and exercise intensively for several months in order for his circulation to fully recover and when that happens, he will be ready for the final surgery.”
Voit katsoa kuvan Di’Annosta tällä hetkellä verrattuna kolmen kuukauden takaiseen aikaan ennen hoitoja tästä: