Lee Jung-hoo to undergo surgery after ankle injury 3 months of rehabilitation required

Scheduled for surgery after 25 days of follow-up.

Kiwoom Heroes‘ Lee Jung-hoo, who complained of ankle pain during the game, will end up on the operating table.

Lee started the game against the Lotte Giants at Sajik Stadium on April 22 as the No. 3 hitter in center field, but was replaced in the eighth inning after feeling pain in his left ankle while fielding. The next day, Lee was removed from the first team roster.

“Lee Jung-hoo underwent a detailed examination including MRI and X-ray at CM Hospital and Sejong Sports Orthopedics on the same day, and was diagnosed with a left ankle extensor ligament injury,” Kiwoom said.

The ligament is a damaged membrane that wraps around the ankle tendon and requires suture surgery to repair.

Kiwoom added, “Lee Jung-hoo will be scheduled for surgery after further examination at Sejong Sports Orthopedics on the 25th. The rehabilitation period after surgery is expected to take about three months, 스포츠토토 which may change depending on the speed of his recovery.”

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