05/23/2006 AT 1:00 PM ET
Keith Richards has returned to his home in Weston, Conn., after undergoing surgery for a head injury in New Zealand.
“He is feeling great, happy to be home and looking forward to getting back on the road with the Rolling Stones next month,” a publicist for Richards said in a statement.
The statement did not reveal when Richards, 62, arrived back in the U.S. or whether he is continuing to receive medical treatment.
Richards suffered a concussion on April 27, reportedly after falling from a palm tree, while on vacation with wife Patti Hansen in Fiji. He was flown 1,300 miles to New Zealand, where he underwent surgery to relieve a blood clot on his brain.
He was discharged from Ascot Hospital in Auckland on May 11 and continued to receive outpatient treatment there, his rep said.
After the operation, Richards was with Hansen and several of his kids. “He’s in good form and chatting to Patti,” a source close to the rocker told PEOPLE.
The band’s “A Bigger Bang European” tour was scheduled to start in Barcelona, Spain, later this month, but was postponed due to Richards’s injury. Revised dates will be announced shortly, according to a statement on the Stones’ Web site.