Randy Travis has been released from hospital and has been moved to a physical therapy facility.
Randy Travis has been released from hospital after spending over a month in Baylor Heart in Plano, Texas. He has been relocated to a physical therapy facility where he will receive treatment following his stroke.
Randy Travis outside the Ed Sullivan Theater appearing before The Late Show with David Letterman in 2008.
The country star was admitted to hospital on July 7th following a viral infection. He was diagnosed with cardiomyopathy and congestive heart failure. Cardiomyopathy is an infected or inflamed heart which can lead to congestive heart failure, where the heart weakens and is not capable of pumping the necessary quantities of blood around the body. Following his diagnosis, Travis underwent a number of surgical procedures including one on 10th July to relieve pressure on his brain, after which he suffered a stroke.
Travis' doctors have kept fans updated on his recovery via video conference. Of Travis' recovery his doctors said they "anticipate it will take [Travis] months to recover from the stroke".
Randy Travis performing at 2013 CMA Music Festival in Nashville.
Mary Davis, Travis' fiancé issued a statement thanking the public for their continued support. It reads "thanks to all the fans and friends for your continued prayers and support as Randy continues on the road to recovery."
The 54-year-old singer is best known for his hits such as 'Three Wooden Crosses and his breakthrough album Storms of Life. Travis first began recording in 1985, since then he has won 6 Grammy Awards and has received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He has also appeared in films with Matt Damon and Patrick Swayze.
Further updates on Randy Travis' condition are available on randytravis.com.
Randy Travis at the GAC Presents CMA Celebrity Close Up in Nashville in 2008.