Sam Concepcion recovering after being rushed to hospital

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Sep 04 2012 08:49 PM | Updated as of Sep 05 2012 04:12 PM

MANILA, Philippines -- Actor-singer Sam Concepcion is now recovering after being rushed to the hospital on Sunday.

Concepcion will wear a neck brace for a week following
his hospitalization. Photo courtesy of Concepcion's
Twitter account

Concepcion had already been experiencing muscle strain when he attended the Star Magic Ball on Saturday evening. According to the Kapamilya actor in his account on social networking site Facebook, he already had a "stiff neck" since Tuesday last week.

On Sunday, Concepcion was brought to the hospital when he was no longer able to move his neck, shoulders and hands from severe muscle strain, according to entertainment website PEP.

The report added that based on Concepcion's MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging), the Kapamilya actor can be cleared of any serious or permanent implications.

On micro-blogging site Twitter, shortly after news of his hospitalization spread, the hashtag #GetWellSoonSamConcepcion zoomed to the top local trending topics.

In his official account on the site, Concepcion said he was discharged on Monday, and thanked those who prayed for his recovery.

"I've just been discharged from the hospital. Feeling much better now! Thank you for your prayers," he said.

He also shared a photo of himself wearing a neck brace, which he will have to wear for a week, following his hospitalization.

"My neck really hurts when I laugh. Damn how am I going to do this," he said