Phil Collins has resorted to drastic measures in preparing for his spring tour. According to The Daily Mail, Collins is “undergoing controversial electroshock therapy in a bid to overcome problems with his spine, neck and arm. The painful treatment sends waves of electrical current through the body”. Additionally he’s been spending up to two hours per day at the gym. Published in Collins’ memore ‘Not Deat Yet’ he explained ‘I had back surgery, and that went well, but it left my right foot numb which is nerve damage” which is why he’s implimenting a new regime for this tour. His health issues date back to 2004. Electroshock therapy has traditionally been used for treating Depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia but has been long considered controversial and described by some as ‘barbaric’. In recent years a version of the therapy has been increasingly used to treat chronic tendon problems.
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