Bob Lobel learns to walk again

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May 20, 2010, 6:22 pm
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(NECN: Kenneth Craig, Westborough, Mass.) - He spends two to three days a week here, Whittier Rehab Hospital in Westborough has become almost a second home.

Without two canes or a lot of help... He can't walk.

And for legendary Boston sportscaster Bob Lobel, it's still something he can't quite come to terms with.


It all started over two years ago at the Super Bowl. Bob realizing then that it was becoming harder and harder to walk.

Soon after, he was diagnosed with spinal stenosis, underwent three surgeries and has been in and out of rehab since.  

Making it even worse, the sixty-six year old broke his leg in December, setting him back many months of therapy.

But today, the future's looking brighter.

He has one goal - and that's to walk using only one cane.

No one knows exactly how long bob will be here, or what it will take to be able to walk using only one cane... But there is one thing he does know.. He'll do anything it takes to get there.

Until he gets there. Physical therapy will continue. Each appointment more intense than the last.

He's confident he'll walk again he says it's only a matter of time.

Tags: Kenneth Craig, Westborough Mass., Bob Lobel, spinal stenosis
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