Pau Gasol cleared to work out on elliptical machine

Lakers forward Pau Gasol just made another step in the healing process surrounding the torn plantar fascia in his right foot.

After visiting Dr. Peter Yoon having a successful ultrasound on his right foot Tuesday, Gasol has been cleared to work out on the elliptical machine.

A Lakers spokesman said Gasol’s “healing process is coming along.”

Gasol went off crutches on Tuesday, exactly three weeks after suffering the original injury. But Lakers coach Mike D’Antoni said the team has still stuck to its original timetable that Gasol will be out at least six to eight weeks.

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