CBS7 SPECIAL REPORT: The Long Road Back
An Odessa man is recovering from an accident that left him paralyzed from the neck down
Published: Aug. 5, 2022 at 9:41 PM CDT
ODESSA, Texas (KOSA) - Odessan Tim Edgmon is recovering from a freak injury that caused him to be paralyzed from the neck down, temporarily.
Edgmon was injured on Christmas eve 2021 in red river New Mexico.
He slipped on the ice and immediately knew something was wrong.
He was airlifted to Lubbock and then after surgery, he found his way to Moody Rehabilitation in Lubbock where he continues to work to regain what he lost
The normal time for recovery for a brain injury like Tim’s is 6 months to a year.
Tim is 8 months in and continues to work hard.
Right now, he is concentrating on getting his legs stronger, walking and regaining the use of his hands.
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