Shoaib opts spiritual treatment for knee pain | cricket | Hindustan Times
Today in New Delhi, India
Dec 09, 2016-Friday
New Delhi
  • Humidity
  • Wind

Shoaib opts spiritual treatment for knee pain

cricket Updated: May 18, 2010 16:05 IST

Highlight Story

Eager to make a comeback to the national team, Pakistan's controversial fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has approached a spiritual healer for the treatment of his chronic knee pain, which could not be cured even after a major surgery in England last year.

According to sources close to the bowler, Shoaib went to see a spiritual/faith healer in Karachi who specialises in treating people with orthopedic and muscular problems.

A source said the healer has attributed the pain to a nerve being trapped inside the knee resulting in blockage of normal blood circulation.

According to the source Shoaib had admitted taking injections regularly and medications to fight the pain.

"The knee used to get stiff and painful but he is feeling great now and is back to normal. There is no pain in the knee at all.