Danny Bonaduce is ready to bear mind surgical procedure after a neurological situation has left him unable to stroll.
Bonaduce, beloved for his position on the ’70s household sitcom “The Partridge Family,” mentioned his well being woes in an interview with TMZ printed Friday.
The 63-year-old actor defined the way it took “100 doctors” to determine he was coping with hydrocephalus, a buildup of liquid across the mind that may result in points with psychological perform and end in long-term injury to mind tissue.
In the approaching days, the actor will go beneath the knife to empty the surplus liquid round his mind and spinal twine.
Doctors hope that eradicating any further stress round Bonaduce’s mind will alleviate his ongoing points, however the surgical procedure isn’t a assure the star might be again on his toes.
“I will be completely bummed out if this doesn’t work,” he admitted. “I’d rather be safe than sorry. I don’t want to get my hopes up too much that I’ll be cured.”
Given his present situation, Bonaduce mentioned he’d be pleased with even probably the most minor enhancements in his well being.
“I can’t walk currently, I just can’t,” he shared. “I’m never gonna run track, never gonna box again, but if I can get from here to my kitchen on my own, bravo!”
Bonaduce, additionally a prolific actuality TV character, mentioned he wasn’t certain how he ended up with (as he known as it) “water on the brain,” however he had some theories.
“I’ve done so many stupid things,” he mentioned. “I took a guitar to the head. That hurt, and was possibly the cause of all this.”
“I got punched in the face by Jose Canseco, a 265-pound professional athlete,” he added. “And by the way, I didn’t hit the floor.”
Bonaduce first went public together with his well being struggles final yr, when he advised followers he was taking “temporary medical leave” from his radio present, “The Danny Bonaduce Show.”
Addressing his Instagram followers, he wrote, “I’ll share more when I know more, as I’m still working towards receiving a diagnosis. What I do know is I need some time to focus on my health right now.”
“I love my job and talking to you guys and I’ll be back on the air very soon,” Bonaduce went on earlier than joking, “Charlie Chaplin, Willy Wonka, Danny Bonaduce. I’ve joined the club of cool guys with canes.”