Sidney Good Has Left ICU, Condition Improving

By Eric Dutkiewicz
By Emma Koch

July 17, 2013 Updated Jul 22, 2013 at 12:13 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (www.incnow.tv) - After 21 days in the Intensive Care Unit, Sidney Good has been moved to a regular hospital room.

According to an announcement from her parents, she is free of all monitors, IVs and tubes and doctors have removed her net brace so she can begin to strengthen her neck.

Sidney was able to be transferred to her new room by wheelchair and is expected to be transferred to a rehab hospital in the near future.

"We are elated by Sid's progress since the accident and are anxious to see her continued progress towards going home," her parents Eric and Amy Good said in an announcement.

Previous Reports
Parasailing accident victim Sidney Good underwent another surgery Thursday at an Indianapolis hospital, the Good family said in a statement released by the hospital on Sunday.

The procedure was done to repair fractures in Sidney's frontal bone, sinuses and nose, the statement, written by Sidney's father, Eric Good, says. A bone flap from a previous surgery in Florida was also replace. The surgeries were successful.

Sidney, 17, will spend Thursday night in intensive care for observation, the hospital says.

"She is aware of all of the support and prayers from around the world for her and Alexis," the statement said. "She is humbled by the attention and said, it is amazing."

The family is optimistic Sidney could leave the hospital for a rehab facility in the next three to four days.




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