Kurt Angle Still In Pain “Every Day”

Kurt Angle

Kurt Angle is still struggling physically despite numerous surgeries.

Over the course of his career, Angle prided himself on doing things that physically should have been impossible. He won an Olympic gold medal with a broken neck, wrestled in WWE with a broken neck, and pushed through a list of wince-inducing list of injuries as well as addiction to perform at the highest level.

However, that commitment hasn’t come without a price. During an appearance on Insight with Chris Van Vliet, Angle admitted he’s still in pain every day, despite being many years removed from his full-time in-ring career. The WWE Hall of Famer also revealed he needs more surgeries in the coming months and years.

“Every day, every day, my back, my shoulder. My knees are good. My knees feel great. They recovered really well. I’m 100% with my knees. But my neck and my back and my shoulder. I have a lot of pain running all day long all night. So it’s something I just have to deal with until I have these surgeries and until I recuperate.”

Kurt Angle Opens Up About Career Regrets

During the conversation, Kurt Angle noted he needed shoulder and neck surgery and said that some days he wishes he would have retired five years earlier.

“My quality of life right now Chris isn’t so good. I had my knees replaced about a year ago, I have back surgery about four months ago, I have to have my shoulder replaced, I still have another neck, same surgery coming up. That will be my fourth neck surgery. I really paid the price wrestling as long as I did. I wrestled amateur wrestling for 20 years and then Pro for 20. And looking back, sometimes I regret maybe I should have retired five years earlier.”

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