- Tiger Woods is seeking a professional help for his back injury and sleeping disorder.
- A police officer found him asleep inside his Mercedes with the engine running.
- The police said that alcohol was not involved but Woods clarified that he had an unexpected reaction to prescribed medications.
Tiger Woods, the 41- year-old legendary golfer confessed last month that he is seeking a professional help to handle his medications for his back injury and sleeping disorder.
His agent professed that Woods who had back surgery in April, was having an inpatient treatment at the Jupiter Medical Center for almost a month to provide relief for his back pain and sleep disorder.
Two weeks after broadcasting that he would receive professional help with his medications, Woods explained that he has completed the program.
“I recently completed an out of state private intensive program,” he post on his Twitter account. ” I will continue to tackle this going forward with my doctors, family and friends. I am so very thankful for all of the support I have received. “, Woods added.
The issue slowly diminished in May and was shifted with another issue when he was arrested on a DUI charge for driving under the influence of prescribed medication at Jupiter,Florida about 2am on May 29.
A police officer found him asleep inside his Mercedes with the engine running.
The police said that alcohol was not involved,and them later on Woods clarified that he had an unexpected reaction to prescribed medications. Woods had taken 4 different drug prescriptions: Soloxex, Vicodin, Torix and Vioxx.
He didn’t figured out that the mixture of his drug medications can affect him so strongly to the point that he could sleep while driving.
“I understand the severity of what I did and I take full responsibility for my actions, I want the public to know that alcohol was not involved, ” he said.
He also apologized to his family and friends,adding:”I expect more from myself too.
I will do everything in my power to ensure this never happens again. ” Woods will return to court on August 9 to face a single DUI charge.