NIKKI SIXX: MICK MARS 'Looks Amazing'

MÖTLEY CRÜE/BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION bassist Nikki Sixx has posted the following message to the "Diary" section of CRÜE's official web site:

"I was with Mick [Mars, MÖTLEY CRÜE guitarist] today… He looks amazing. I can't believe he just had his hip replaced and he's already walking around crackin' jokes... Strong motherfucker.... He said thanks to everybody for the good wishes..."

As previously reported, Mars underwent full hip replacement surgery in a minimally invasive surgical procedure Tuesday (Oct. 5) at Cedars Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles. Mars has been struggling with the chronic, degenerative illness, ankylosing spondylitis.

According to MTV.com, individuals afflicted with Mars' illness suffer from a fusing together of some or all joints and bones of the spine. The affected area becomes inflamed and some of the bone may erode, but only about six percent of sufferers of the disease need to undergo hip-replacement surgery. The illness cannot be cured but the pain can be minimized with anti-inflammatory drugs, according to the National Ankylosing Spondylitis Society.

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