Thunder Rosa gives the latest update on her back injury.
Rosa has been sidelined since August 2022, as she was unable to defend the AEW Women's World Championship at AEW All out 2022 due to an injury. She returned in a brief segment on the May 10 episode of AEW Dynamite and has been advertised for AEW Collision.
On her latest Vlog, Rosa met with AEW doctor Michael Sampson, who gave an update on her condition.
"It's been a long process. Looking at the most recent MRIs and all the conservative stuff we've done in the past, you're progressing well right now. You still have all the pathology in your lower back, L4 and L5, with our progression going into pushing it to the limit, but taking it sequentially, going week to week to week, we push a little more, if we hit a roadblock, we back it up a step. Over the next four to six weeks, we see how it's going. So far, you've been progressing very well, pain-free. If we continue to do that, we know where we stand, get you stronger, get you ring ready, as long as you don't have that pain, we're good. We still have to protect your back. The pathology has not gone away, it's just a matter of we're treating it so it helps you improve yet also protects you from worse things," he said. "I would say [six weeks] is a good goal point to go to. Six weeks and see how we go with that."
It is unknown when Rosa will return to the ring.
She has been providing Spanish commentary for AEW shows.
Fightful will continue to update fans on Rosa's condition when more is known.
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