Former US president George H.W Bush, 91, broke his neck bone after falling at his home and spent four days in a hospital in Portland. Bush was discharged from hospital after being treated for his broken C2 vertebrae. He will have to wear a neck brace until he completely recovers from the injury.
Jim McGrath, Bush's spokesman, said, "The former president was discharged on Sunday and he is experiencing no complications or further damage."
AdvertisementMcGrath further tweeted, "A very grateful President George H.W Bush was discharged from @MaineMed after four days of treatment for a fractured vertebrae."
Bush suffers from a form of Parkinson's disease that makes it impossible to walk and he moves around in a wheelchair.