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Got tibia kidding Roz Purcell didn't take pain killers after breaking leg in freak accident

I do think I have a bit of a high pain threshold which in some ways is bad because I didn’t really notice anything was wrong. But look, here we are”

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Roz in crutches following her break

Roz in crutches following her break

Roz in crutches following her break

Model Roz Purcell has revealed how she didn't take pain killers even after breaking her leg in a freak accident.

For the model and author it was the first time she broke a bone, which happened while playing tennis with her boyfriend Zach Desmond.

“I do think I have a bit of a high pain threshold which in some ways is bad because I didn’t really notice anything was wrong. But look, here we are,” she told Alison Curtis on Today FM.

The 30-year-old also thought that she may have broken her foot as well but received the good news that the fracture had only impacted her leg.

However, she expressed her frustration with the fact that she’ll miss her beloved hiking.

“Hiking is one of those things, some people have meditation, I have hiking,” she said. “I don’t know how I’m going to get on in the next six weeks.”

She was also resigned to the fact that just as Ireland was emerging from lockdown doctors told her it was a good time to rest.

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Rozanna's scan

Rozanna's scan

Rozanna's scan

Earlier in the week she updated her followers on her progress after getting out of hospital.

“So, I’m just back from the hospital,” she explained on her Instagram Stories. “Everyone in there was great. It was gas, they really reverse psychology’ed me.

“They were like, ‘We suspect that you’ve broken your foot and you’re going to have to be sent for surgery’ and I was like, ‘What?’

“And then it was like, ‘Your foot isn’t broken, you don’t need surgery’ and I was like ‘Great, I’ve just broken my fibula. Awesome, thanks guys!’

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She told her fans that her fracture is an extremely “unusual” one but hopes that it will heal quickly.

“The good thing is it’s a really isolated fracture,” she said.

“For where it is, it’s unusual that it’s isolated because there’s usually ligament damage or joint damage either below it or above it but there’s not. They said it was a really random fall to the side very fast.”

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