Belfast Telegraph

Eamonn Holmes is back on feet after double hip replacement

Eamonn Holmes has proved that you can't keep a good man down as he shows that he's back on his feet three days after his double hip operation.

The top TV presenter from Belfast is proud of his recovery progress as he posted a photograph standing on crutches on his Facebook page to his fans.

He wrote:  'Post Op Day 3. On my feet . Thanks for all your good wishes and support. The fightback has begun.'

The 57-year-old who regularly visits Belfast to see his family went through the operation at a hospital in London last Thursday.

And he is using one of his all-time favourite sporting icons, Muhammad Ali to help take on the physical fightback to full recovery.

After the operation, he showed his fighting spirit when he posted a photograph of the great Ali with a slogan 'I hated every minute of training, but I said, "suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion."

Eamonn added: 'New Hips in place... now I must make sure they work. This is going to be my motto for Rehab. Bring it on!

Eamonn, who regularly appears on This Morning with wife and fellow presenter Ruth Langsford, has previously said that he has been in pain for a considerable with his hips and is looking towards a more healthy and active future.

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