Eamonn Holmes shares hopeful news of 'progress' amid chronic pain ordeal

Amy Johnson
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Eamonn Holmes attends the King George Weekend at Ascot Racecourse on July 27, 2019 in Ascot, England.  (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images for Ascot Racecourse)
Eamonn Holmes attends the King George Weekend at Ascot Racecourse on July 27, 2019 in Ascot, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images for Ascot Racecourse)

Eamonn Holmes has said he's made "progress" in his battle with chronic pain. 

It comes as the presenter has been detailing his experiences on Twitter over the past week, sharing on Thursday that he felt “pain like I’ve never experienced in my life”.

In a new tweet on Saturday, the 61-year-old wrote that he had felt a positive difference after undergoing a physiotherapy session.

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“First physio session of the day finished. Best one yet. Feel like progress happening. Energy really flowing. Let’s hope it stays that way,” he explained. 

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Earlier this week Holmes posted a picture of himself at hospital, writing: "Need to find out what's causing this."

He's recently addressed how he was also struggling to sleep as a result

A spokesperson for the This Morning host previously told Yahoo UK: "A month ago his pelvis went out of line so he needs physio most days as the pain is intense."

Holmes underwent a double hip replacement in 2016 after dealing with hip, leg and back pain for more than 20 years.

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He's expressed gratitude for his followers who have similar problems for talking about their experiences with him. 

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He remarked: "Honestly folks, talking to you guys helps me forget the pain for 20 minutes. I hope u r talking to each other as well. I've felt for all of you suffering from Chronic pain & learned a lot. 

"This is not about whose pain is the worst. This is about finding out how big the problem is."(sic)

Holmes vowed to "promote" the issue and said he was "proud" his experience had given others a voice. 

With additional reporting by PA.

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