Joan Barreda has been operated successfully double fracture of the left wrist that the Honda pilot Rally Team dragged on before the Dakar. After competing in the 40th edition of the test a protection that limited the movements of the joint, the castellón has undergone a surgery to correct the fracture of the edge ulnar distal radius right without consolidation and the displaced fracture of the estilodes ulnar of the same wrist. The doctor Xavier Mir, traumatologist and orthopaedic surgeon specialist in microsurgery of the hand, has been commissioned to carry out the intervention.
The doctor Mir, known among other things for trying as usual to the riders of the MotoGP World championship, has proceeded to make an open reduction and an internal fixation with screws, cannulated compression of both fractures in an operation which took place last Thursday, February 15, at the Clinic Dexeus of Barcelona. Now, Joan Barreda will need to have the joint immobilized for a period of two weeks. Then, the pilot may start the process of recovery and rehabilitation, the stage for which has not been set within specific time.
The process of recovery will set the agenda competitive of Joan Barreda and the team Honda Rally Team throughout the season. The goal is that the pilot citys recovers to 100%, without shorten the time, and once you are able to return to ride the Honda CRF450 Rally, to design a programme of test and competition-specific around the testing of the Rally World Cup Cross-Country FIM. The goal is to get perfectly prepared for the Dakar 2019, where the victory will be the only goal of Barreda after the abandonment suffered in the last edition of the rally-raid.