Damar Hamlin released from hospital as Buffalo Bills announce he will continue rehab
Damar Hamlin was released from a Buffalo hospital as the Buffalo Bills safety continues to recover from a life-threatening incident in Cincinnati on Jan. 2.
Hamlin was discharged from Buffalo General Medical Center after he went through a comprehensive medical evaluation as well as a series of cardiac, neurological and vascular testing. Hamlin was transferred from the University of Cincinnati Medical Center on Monday, to Buffalo.
Dr. Jamie Nadler, who led the care team in Buffalo, said Hamlin will continue his rehab at home and with the Bills.
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Doctors in Cincinnati on Monday said Hamlin had been walking since having a breathing tube removed on Friday, and eating regular food and undergoing therapy. They said he was on a normal or even accelerated trajectory in his recovery from cardiac arrest, which is considered a life-threatening event, and that normal recovery can be measured from weeks to months.