CGMA Doctor: Gloria Arroyo not that sick anymore

Before the regional trial court of Pasay, Dr. Mario Ver testified that former President, and now Pampanga representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s doctor, requires “Conservative management“.  This is treatment for Representative Arroyo’s back pain.  It means bed rest, and physical therapy, which means she can be an out-patient.  Dr. Ver is Mrs. Arroyo’s orthopedic surgeon.

The Commission on Election asked the Regional Trial Court of Pasay to move Mrs. Arroyo to a detention facility.

Arroyo’s lawyers say Congresswoman Arroyo will remain at Saint Luke’s Medical center in Taguig pending a resolution of the court on whether it will grant the Government’s motion to move her to a detention facility.  Arroyo’s legal spokesperson, Raul Lambino remarked that “There is a standing order of the court for provisional hospital arrest of Arroyo“.

“We have to be truthful to the court.  We moved for the house arrest (of Arroyo) instead,” Lambino said.  He added that Mrs. Arroyo felt that she could recover faster away from a hospital room.

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Cocoy Dayao

Cocoy is the Chief Technology Officer of Lab Rats Technica, a Digital Consulting company that specialises in DevOps, iOS, and Web Apps, E-Commerce sites, Cybersecurity and Social Media consulting. He is a technology enthusiast, political junkie and social observer who enjoys a good cup of coffee, comic books, and tweets as @cocoy on twitter.

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