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Does Doug Henry Need This $#it?

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Doug Henry underwent surgery yesterday to relieve pressure from his broken T12 vertebra with doctors calling the surgery a success, according to Yamaha personnel in Florida.

The good news is that Henry suffered no spinal cord injury in his Supermoto practice crash on Sunday and he currently has feeling in the pelvis/hip area, but has yet to regain feeling in his legs.

The T12 injury is just above the area that Henry broke in his famous Budds Creek crash of 1997.

Yamaha reports that the three-time AMA National Motocross Champion and his wife are in good spirits following the surgery.

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dr mark give us some insight on this injury

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T12 is just about where the spinal cord ends and the nerve roots begin. There is also more room in the spnal canal around there.

The prognoisis for ambulation is considerably better. I heard that he has feeling in his legs now. Therefore his chances of walking are near, but not quite 100%.

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