Dancer Kanda King discharged from hospital after undergoing a hip replacement surgery
Kanda King, a Kenyan dancer, has been released from the hospital after undergoing hip replacement surgery.
The dancer announced his discharge on Facebook on Sunday, along with the news that he will have a second hip replacement.
The acrobatic dancer also shared a video of himself rolling down the stairs in a wheelchair with the help of a medical nurse as proof of his well-being.
“Finally discharged from hospital going home sweet home ...still tusimame na king for the final second right hip replacement!! asanteni sana!!,” wrote King.
Kanda King had on January 7, posted a medical appeal citing injuries to his hip because of his stunts as an acrobatic dancer.
“During my tenure as a dancer, I used my talent including flexible and acrobatic stunts to entertain people, which unfortunately it came to my realization years after that I injured my hip,” said King.
The dancer further said that before deciding on hip replacement, he tried other options such as physiotherapy which failed.
“Flash back 5 years my hip rapidly escalated into extreme pain prompting me to experiment numerous options from physiotherapy, orthopedic examinations and medical treatments which were all in vain…,” Write King.
The dancer while seeking for financial assistance from friends and family, said the total cost of both hip replacements would amount to Ksh 990,000 which excludes bed and medicine charges.
“Each hip replacement shall cost 495,000, totaling the amount to 990,000 excluding bed and medicine,"
“I am hereby seeking for donations/contributions of any kind from well-wishers, friends, relatives to support me to meet the target,” Wrote Kanda King.