Magic center Dwight Howard has confirmed that he will undergo back surgery today and will miss the 2012 London Olympics.
Howard had complained of back problems in early march. Last week, he was diagnosed with a herniated disc after careful examination by Dr Robert Watkins, a spinal surgeon from Los Angeles. Watkins advised him to inject the drug to relieve the pain and expected warcraft to rest his back for 10 to 14 days before seeing if he needed further treatment. But Howard's back injury is worsening day by day, finally, Dr. Watkins and magic medical team agreed that the surgery must be carried out as soon as possible.
"In fact, he struggled with the injury until today, when he needed surgery." Howard's agent, Dan fagan, confirmed the news, he also to refute the previously questioned Howard to injury as an excuse to not willing to continue to play magic rumors, "Dwight so far in his career never give up a game, the public, or whisper, speculation that he might give up game, is ridiculous."
As of yesterday, Howard had missed eight games because of a back injury, one more than he had missed in his previous seven seasons. Dongguan daily.