Marc Márquez goes even further. Repsol Honda Team rider says goodbye to scarf six weeks after fourth arm surgery and he is already a little closer to his long-awaited return to MotoGP. It is still early to set a precise date for his new comeback for the paddock, but after a second examination with the doctors, all the information that comes from the team leaves the best feeling. According to the HRC statement, the medical team made up of doctors Joaquín Sánchez Sotelo, Samuel Antuña and Ángel Cotorro, “he was satisfied with the evolution of the right humerus” and gives the green light to begin a new phase in the recovery of the champion.
Since last Thursday, with a new visit to the Ruber Internacional Hospital in Madrid, Márquez has the approval of the doctors to “enter the next phase of his recovery and begin physiotherapy and right arm cardio training.” That of Honda will start to get in shape with no date set for his return to competition, although respecting the deadlines and with his team still hoping to see him atop the Honda before the end of the year. The good thing is that the fourth operation seems to have given some hope to a situation that was already becoming extreme, where even Márquez a short-term withdrawal was even considered. But it’s already the past bull and the man from Lleida shows his best face on social networks, lively, enjoying the holidays, but without neglecting his training.
“We have taken an important step in the recovery process. In this second examination, doctors confirmed that the humerus is healing properly, cwith which we can start right arm physical therapy and cardiovascular training. I am very happy to be able to regain the mobility of my arm to continue moving forward in the recovery process and I want to thank the entire medical team for their treatment and care,” Márquez said in the team statement after this new X-ray, when six weeks have passed since its operation in the United States. “No break but no rush” Marc added on his social media as he confirmed his recovery progress.
Like the pilot, the doctors are also positive. “In the medical examination carried out on Marc Márquez, six weeks after the surgery on his right humerus, a good clinical and radiological evolution was confirmed which allows you to move forward in the recovery program for the mobility and strength of the right arm. The patient will undergo another examination within the next six weeks.” confirms Dr. Joaquín Sánchez Sotelo.