Ashley Judd is on her technique to restoration.On Monday, the actress took to Instagram the place she detailed her “grueling 55-hour” rescue after shattering her leg.The 52-year-old made it out of the jungle within the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the place she tripped over a fallen tree. Judd was flown to Sunninghill Hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa for surgical procedure.Yahoo! Entertainment beforehand reported that the “Double Jeopardy” actress travels to the Congo about twice a 12 months as a result of her “life accomplice” runs a analysis camp there. In the U.S., she’s identified for backcountry tenting.ASHLEY JUDD SHARES PHOTOS OF ‘GRUELING 55-HOUR’ ACCIDENT RESCUE: ‘I WAKE UP WEEPING IN GRATITUDE’
Ashley Judd broke her leg in 4 locations and suffered nerve harm in a fall.
(Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)”I arrived to them from DRC in horrible form and my leg had no pulse,” Judd wrote. “I desperately wanted a blood transfusion. Their sisters (nurses) are exemplary, technically high notch, they usually cared for the trauma in my physique in addition to my soul with equal proficiency.”According to the star, her surgeon Dr. Eugene Greeff “was tremendous at stabilizing my leg with the exterior fixator till the large tender tissue harm and swelling went down in order that I might have the Big Operation.””What he did was vital and I’m without end in his debt,” Judd added.Judd famous the hospitals in South Africa have been coping with the COVID B.1.351 pressure, which is acknowledged as a brand new, faster-spreading variant of the coronavirus. Her father, Michael Ciminella, had already obtained his vaccine for COVID-19 and was in a position to fly out to Johannesburg.ASHLEY JUDD IN ICU AFTER SHATTERING HER LEG IN AFRICA
Ashley Judd detailed her painful expertise on Instagram.
(Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival)”My beloved Dad, who had gotten the textual content no mother or father ever needs: “emergency, can’t reply questions, please come now,” had certainly, as a result of he’s vaccinated, been in a position to come to South Africa,” she wrote. “He has been my rock, companion, useful resource, helped me hearken to so many docs, essential assist system, and type, loving presence as I’ve wept and wept. We then made the 22 hour – 4 flights – to America because of unbelievably environment friendly catastrophe journey insurance coverage on an Air Ambulance.”Judd mentioned that after she was at an American hospital she needed to wait “for the tissue harm and swelling to cut back.””Eventually I used to be certified to have the 8-hour surgical procedure to restore the bones, decompress the hemorrhaging nerve and decide the shards of bones out of the nerve,” she revealed. “I’m now recovering from surgical procedure.”Judd additionally took the time to thank her complete care group through the horrific ordeal.CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP”I’m very grateful to all the specialists, together with… my Pop, who’s rubbing my foot to remind my foot whereas it nonetheless can not transfer that it’s linked to my physique,” she wrote. “I’m up and round already. Thank you on your care and type phrases.  Let us at all times bear in mind these with out insurance coverage.  Let us bear in mind those that shouldn’t have decisions. Let us bear in mind those that are lonely and afraid.”Judd beforehand shared that she “will stroll once more” however doesn’t have a “timeframe” for restoration.Fox News’ Nate Day contributed to this report