Pen Medina is in hospital due to his Degenerative Disc Disease
PEN MEDINA – The family of the veteran actor is seeking financial help as he undergoes surgery.
On Instagram, his family called on those with generous hearts to help them financially as the actor undergo treatment after being diagnosed with Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD).
Degenerative disc disease is an age-related condition that happens when one or more of the discs between the vertebrae of the spinal column deteriorates or breaks down, leading to pain. There may be weakness, numbness, and pain that radiates down the leg.
The 71-year-old actor has been in the hospital for three weeks now and cannot sit or stand due to his condition.
He is scheduled for major spine surgery on Tuesday, July 19.
Based on the post, the actor lost all his savings after being jobless due to the pandemic.
The family also asked for prayers for the recovery of the actor.
The daughter of the actor also posted the bank details for those who would like to help.
Here’s the Instagram post about Medina:
The post was flooded with messages about his fast recovery.
Pen Medina is a veteran actor who started acting in theater plays.
He eventually did versatile roles on both the big screen and on various television shows.
He became well-known after getting the role of the villainous Hagorn in the 2005 television fantasy series Encantadia.
Pen Medina is the father of Karl Medina, Crispin “Ping” Medina II, Alex Vincent Medina, Japs Medina, Victor Medina, Zeth Medina and JL Medina.
Most of his kids are into acting as well.
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