Randy Travis is one step closer to recovery, having been discharged from a hospital in Plano, Texas, and relocated to an inpatient physical-therapy facility in the wake of his recent health woes.
The news — which is in line with what Travis' doctors predicted in mid-July — came Wednesday via the country star's rep.
The 54-year-old singer, who was hospitalized for
His doctors said it will probably take months for Travis to recover from the stroke, which was a complication of measures taken to deal with what was determined to be
He'd reportedly been in fine health until three weeks before entering the ER; during that time he'd been fighting off a viral upper-respiratory infection.
"Thanks to all the fans and friends for your continued prayers and support as Randy continues on the road to recovery," Travis' fiancée, Mary Davis, said in a statement issued Wednesday.