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Lisa Wilkinson BLASTS Italian doctors

She suffered an unfortunate injury while on holiday in Europe last month.

And Lisa Wilkinson has blasted the doctors in Italy who treated her, saying they ‘need training desperately’ for putting the wrong cast on her arm.

The 57-year-old spoke with Confidential on Thursday about the ‘shocking nerve damage’ she suffered, resulting in all tasks taking her ‘four times longer’ than usual.

 

Ouch! Lisa Wilkinson has blasted the doctors in Italy who treated her recent injury, saying they ‘need training desperately’ for putting the wrong cast on her arm

‘I walked into the hospital and it was like walking into a building in Beirut,’ the Today show co-host described.

‘They need training desperately because they put a cast on that has basically strangled my arm, so most of my issues now are shocking nerve damage,’ she said.

The journalist explained how doctors told her it will be another full year before she will be able to get back to doing ‘what I could do before the injury’.

'I walked into the hospital and it was like walking into a building in Beirut,' the Today show co-host described

‘I walked into the hospital and it was like walking into a building in Beirut,’ the Today show co-host described

She relayed how her husband, Peter Fitzsimons, assisted her with showering daily, ‘including taking my bra on and off’, and drove her to work at the crack of dawn.

‘It took me 11 minutes to get my bra off last night and this morning I got my bra on and it took 15 minutes,’ she offered.

The beauty complained about how everything she does now takes ‘four times longer’, giving her Spanx as an exaggerated example.

‘Putting Spanx on takes nine times longer, I have timed it! Have you ever tried to put Spanx on with one thumb? That’s literally what I have to do,’ she lamented. 

'They need training desperately because they put a cast on that has basically strangled my arm, so most of my issues now are shocking nerve damage,' she said

‘They need training desperately because they put a cast on that has basically strangled my arm, so most of my issues now are shocking nerve damage,’ she said

'Putting Spanx on takes nine times longer, I have timed it! Have you ever tried to put Spanx on with one thumb? That’s literally what I have to do,' she lamented

‘Putting Spanx on takes nine times longer, I have timed it! Have you ever tried to put Spanx on with one thumb? That’s literally what I have to do,’ she lamented

After removing her fibreglass cast one week ago, Lisa took off the protective splint on Monday.

She took to Instagram to celebrate her ‘small victory’ and explained her ‘puffy hand’ as being ‘still a long way from happy’.

‘Took my bra on and off by myself and everything!! Small victories, hey?’ she added. 

Her comments come after she initially gushed about her doctors in Italy in a column she penned for Huffington Post last month. 

Lisa wrote that the reception she and her husband received was ‘stunning’ and she was ‘treated with equal speed, warmth and professionalism’.

‘I was in the hands of wonderful professionals, an orthopedic specialist whose case was touching, whose humanity shone through, and who – blessedly at last – managed to find a way to ease the pain,’ she wrote in the gushing post.  

‘Ultimately, not the mid-year break I was looking for – snapped in two places – but, still, thank you Italy for your beautiful vistas and great big heart,’ she added.

'Took my bra on and off by myself and everything!! Small victories, hey?' she added

‘Took my bra on and off by myself and everything!! Small victories, hey?’ she added

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