Michael Schumacher Returns Home…254 Days After Skiing Accident

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Finally some progress with the Michael Schumacher recovery, relapse, recovery saga that has been gripping us for close to a year! The legendary F1 driver has finally been given the OK to go home and continue his recovery there, this comes 2 months earlier than expected. This will no doubt make his family so happy, however he is to remain hooked up to machines that are effectively keeping him alive! Although he is improving no one dares say if or when he will regain motor skills such as language and memory. The sad truth of the matter is that Schumacher may never make a full recovery and will probably need day to day care for the rest of his life. Will he be able to fend for himself again in the future, the Doctors don’t know, it appears to be another waiting game.

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Mail Online, (2014). Michael Schumacher returns home from hospital, 254 days after skiing accident that left him in a coma. Retrieved 10th September, 2014, from http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2749359/Michael-Schumacher-returns-home-hospital-254-days-skiing-accident-left-coma.html

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Job Role Qualified Dietitian and Sports Nutritionist Qualifications BSc (Hons) Sports Science | BSc (Hons) Dietetics Tom has always participated in sport both recreationally and competitively which led to an unquenchable thirst for information on anything health, nutrition and fitness. After leaving school Tom went on to play for a football academy during which time he studied Sport and Exercise Science. From here he went on to study a BSc (Hons) Sport Science at UEA followed by his second BSc (Hons) degree, this time at the University of Hertfordshire studying Dietetics. Tom has worked in the fitness, educational and clinical nutrition industry starting out at David Lloyd Health and Leisure Clubs. He then went on to work as a Dietitian (RD) in the NHS, during which time he conducted clinics for healthy eating, weight loss and weight gain, as well as specialised consultations on Diabetes, IBS and Coeliac disease to name a few. He has vast amounts of experience at devising diet plans and supplement regimens, as well as working in the community with schools and competitive athletes. As Head Nutritionist and Supplement expert at Discount Supplements Tom is here to provide current and evidence based health and nutrition information to help you reach your health and fitness goals!
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