Henri Sannier, ex-presenter of “Tout le sport”, gives reassuring news following his paralysis | The USA Print

At the end of 2020, while he was riding a mountain bike with his wife, Henri Sannier, former flagship presenter of “Tout le sport”, was hit by a car. If at the time the accident only caused him significant contusions and hematomas, it was then followed by a autoimmune disease, in this case a neuropathy autonomous. Henri Sannier was then paralyzed hands and legs, and ended up in a wheelchair. A “ funny feeling » for the 75-year-old journalist, who is rather very sporty.

This February 4, 2023, Henri Sannier confided in his health in the pages of The Team (source 1).

I start to use my hands again, I can no problem holding a glass or a pen to sign. Achievements for me! I’m driving my car again “, rejoiced the host. “ There’s only one thing I can’t do again: cycling… I’m scared! I’m afraid to fall “, he admits.

The journalist does not admit defeat, however: I continue the physio, the exercise bike, 4 to 5 kilometers of walking on the beach… That way if I fall, it doesn’t matter. […] My big project is to rub shoulders with my cycling friends, all these former champions who supported me during this galley “, he added.

In addition to physiotherapy, treatment of autoimmune neuropathy may also include corticosteroids, immunosuppressants, plasmapheresis (the process of separating plasma and blood, then filtering and removing abnormal antibodies), and intravenous immunoglobulin.

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