Today host Allison Langdon reveals her knee is 'still very sore' after hydrofoiling accident

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Today host Allison Langdon reveals her knee is ‘still very sore’ four months after her ‘horrible’ hydrofoiling accident

Today host Allison Langdon has revealed she is still in pain almost four months after badly injuring her leg in a hydrofoiling accident.

The Nine presenter, 42, spoke about her ‘horrible’ injuries on Nova’s Fitzy and Wippa on Thursday.

When asked how her knee felt now, she said: ‘It’s okay, it’s still very sore.’

Yikes! Today host Allison Langdon has revealed she is still in pain almost four months after badly injuring her leg in a hydrofoiling accident. Pictured on Fitzy and Wippa on Thursday

Yikes! Today host Allison Langdon has revealed she is still in pain almost four months after badly injuring her leg in a hydrofoiling accident. Pictured on Fitzy and Wippa on Thursday

She added: ‘I snapped the leg, I did the kneecap, I did the ligaments. I shattered the knee cap, snapped the leg, did the PCL, the meniscus… The tibia snapped.’

‘It was pretty horrible,’ she added, noting that her knee had hit the hydrofoil when she fell over during the watersports segment.

Allison then joked that the worst thing about the accident – which took place when the Today show was filming on the Gold Coast on February 4 – was that she didn’t get to win the race against her co-host Karl Stefanovic. 

Ouch: Allison, 42, joked that the worst thing about the accident was that she didn't get to win the race against her co-host Karl Stefanovic

Ouch: Allison, 42, joked that the worst thing about the accident was that she didn’t get to win the race against her co-host Karl Stefanovic 

She said: ‘I was kicking Karl’s backside – and I feel like that bit’s been lost. Right before I really lost, I won the race.’ 

Allison said she felt pain instantly when she fell off the board, telling the rescuers who rushed to her aid she had ‘done my kneecap’.

She explained she had to sit with the excruciating pain for two and a half hours before she got any ‘real drugs’.

Incident: She hurt herself when the Today show was filming on the Gold Coast on February 4

Incident: She hurt herself when the Today show was filming on the Gold Coast on February 4

But she only had herself to blame as she’d refused an ambulance and decided to get to the local hospital by car instead. 

Allison went on to reveal she’d recently seen her doctor, who told her she was still in the recovery process.

She won’t full recover for another 12 months, she said.

But on the plus side, she noted: ‘The hospital bed at our house has gone, the little chair in the shower has gone. It’s nice to see the back of that.’

Not out of the woods yet: When asked how her knee felt now, she said: 'It's okay, it's still very sore.' Allison is pictured with her children, Scout and Mack

Not out of the woods yet: When asked how her knee felt now, she said: ‘It’s okay, it’s still very sore.’ Allison is pictured with her children, Scout and Mack

After the accident in February, Allison was flown from the Gold Coast to Sydney where she underwent knee surgery.

She’s been having regular sessions with a physiotherapist and her husband, media executive Michael Willesee Jr., has been taking care of her.

The TV presenter made her return to the Today show in March, sporting a large brace over her knee and using a wheelchair and crutches to get around.

She's a trooper: The TV presenter made her return to the Today show in March, sporting a large brace over her knee and using a wheelchair and crutches to get around

She’s a trooper: The TV presenter made her return to the Today show in March, sporting a large brace over her knee and using a wheelchair and crutches to get around

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