Worcester Warriors have posted another hugely promising update on Michael Fatialofa’s recovery from a serious spinal injury. The lock suffered a sever spinal injury during a game against Saracens in January, which left him paralysed from the neck down after suffering a C4 vertebrae fracture and spinal contusion.

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There were fears that Fatialofa would never walk again, but just 10 weeks later the former Auckland and Hurricanes player was seen walking out of Royal Bucks, a private hospital which houses a renowned spinal unit.

And based on the latest update provided by the Warriors, his remarkable progress shows no sign of slowing down.

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A video posted to Worcester’s social accounts this morning shows Fatialofa back out running on the pitch at Sixways Stadium.

The 27-year-old has been posting updates of his progress on his own social media accounts throughout his recovery, including weight sessions in his back yard and working on a special anti-gravity treadmill.

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Back in the lab

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Worcester are currently preparing to resume their Gallagher Premiership season, which gets underway with a home game against Gloucester this Saturday.

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