Nine months after suffering severe head injuries in a skiing accident, seven time Formula One World Champion Michael Schumacher is finally returning home. But he still has a long road to recovery.
The latest report about Michael Schumacher's recovery has the seven-time F1 champ communicating with his family by blinking, and possibly returning home this summer where he may be capable of using a mouth-controlled wheelchair.
Since Michael Schumacher's skiing accident just after Christmas last year, the Formula One champion's family has received a massive outpouring of support and love from fans and the racing community. As Schumacher begins rehabilitation, his wife Corinna took a moment to say thanks.
The world has been cheering for Michael Schumacher to wake from the coma he's been in since his December skiing accident, but that hasn't stopped some unscrupulous people from taking advantage of the situation. News reports say Schumacher's medical records have been stolen and put up for sale.
F1 is going back to Austria not this weekend but the one after. And here is the last, manic pole lap. Michael Schumacher, V10, and asyou can see in the screenshot above, lots of squirrely oversteer.
Well today is a superb day.
So now the Telegraph is reporting that the doctors caring for Michael have told his family that "only a miracle can save him." This is not how doctors behave or talk to a patient's family. Here's why.
It's just about two weeks since the team caring for Michael Schumacher stopped administering sedatives in order to allow him to emerge from the pharmacologic part of his depressed consciousness. Where are we now?
Since his horrific ski accident on December 29th, doctors in Grenoble, France, have kept Michael Schumacher in a medically induced coma to help his brain deal with the injuries. And now, one month later, they are set to start the long process of ending that coma.
The Daily Mail has done it again. With yesterday's headline they've "forced" me to take to my blog to help clarify some of what's being said about Michael Schumacher.
Michael Schumacher has been in an induced coma since his horror ski crash in France at the end of December. There hasn't been much recent news on his condition, but today his manager says he is stable.
Normally, when there's an accident and investigators say "speed was a factor," we roll our eyes. Of course going 130 in a 35 was a factor. But in the case of Michael Schumacher's ski accident, speed has not been blamed for the crash that has the seven time F1 world champion in an induced coma.
Can't a guy go skiing with his girlfriend without stirring up a bunch of Internet controversy? Not if he's a Formula One driver, and not at the moment, apparently. The world of racing is supposedly "outraged" at Lewis Hamilton's vacation pics as Michael Schumacher lies in the hospital.