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Phil Vickery joins London Wasps injury list

Due to an exacerbation of neck pain suffered during Wasps v Racing Metro at Adams Park, London Wasps and England prop Phil Vickery has been closely monitored over the last week by the Club’s medical team. It was deemed necessary that Phil should be reviewed further by a consultant neurosurgeon and subsequently a collective decision by Phil, the consultant, Wasps medical team and England has been made this week to progress with surgery to his neck. This will entail a rehab period in excess of 3 months.

Squad Injury Update

Tom Rees: Tom has begun his rehab schedule after coming through shoulder surgery successfully earlier this month.

Danny Cipriani: Danny is in the early stages of his rehab programme after sustaining a small hair line fracture in his right fibula head in Wasps’ clash with Northampton Saints.

David Lemi: David has made good progress, recovering from a fractured trapezium (small carpal bone) and will return to non-contact training this week.

Tom Lindsay: Tom sustained significant medial ligament injury to his knee in Wasps v Racing Metro at Adams Park. Following scans and consultation with a specialist Tom will be treated conservatively as he begins his rehab programme with Wasps medical team. He is expected to be sidelined in excess of 8 weeks.

Mark Robinson: Mark continues with his running rehab for the remainder of this month following knee surgery this summer.

Jason Hobson: Jason continues to make excellent progress and remains well on track for his recovery post Achilles repair. The Club are working towards a return to running at the end of the Month.

Tom French: Tom is still in the very early phase of his rehab following his Achilles repair.

Rob Webber: Rob is making good progress working with Wasps medical team to recover from a moderate medial ligament tear in Wasps fixture against Northampton Saints and could potentially return to training in 2 weeks.

Simon Shaw: Simon has resumed running and will integrate into training following a metatarsal injury.

Joe Worsley: Joe left the field against Rugby Roma suffering a blow to the neck. He is being reviewed but is likely to resume training later this week.