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Ant McPartlin continues to sport leg brace during stroll

He returned home three weeks ago after going through two months of rehabilitation for drug and alcohol dependency.

And Ant McPartlin, who admitted he put his wife Lisa Armstrong 'through hell' during his substance abuse, cut a lone figure as he went for a low-key stroll near his home in London on Wednesday. 

The 41-year-old TV presenter was casually clad in a grey jumper and shorts which exposed his support brace that he's still wearing to recover from a fractured kneecap.

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Heading out: Ant McPartlin, who admitted he put his wife Lisa Armstrong 'through hell' during his substance abuse, cut a lone figure as he went for a low-key stroll near his home in London on Wednesday

Heading out: Ant McPartlin, who admitted he put his wife Lisa Armstrong 'through hell' during his substance abuse, cut a lone figure as he went for a low-key stroll near his home in London on Wednesday

Ant seemed to be in good spirits as he emerged in the chilly British weather for the casual outing. 

He covered up with a dark grey jumper, which balanced a pair of shades on the neckline.

Ant's locks were tamed in place with a trendy baseball cap and he opted for maximum comfort in a pair of grey shoes. 

It was Ant's leg brace that was most noticeable and it's this injury that's said to have brought on Ant's woes, after he developed a dependency on painkillers, including Tramadol.

Low-key: The TV presenter was casually clad in a grey jumper and shorts which exposed his support brace that he's still wearing to recover from a fractured kneecap

Low-key: The TV presenter was casually clad in a grey jumper and shorts which exposed his support brace that he's still wearing to recover from a fractured kneecap

Casual: He covered up with a dark grey jumper, which balanced a pair of shades on the neckline

Casual: He covered up with a dark grey jumper, which balanced a pair of shades on the neckline

Ant has been battling his condition for two years after the knee operation went wrong in 2014, leaving him in constant pain, and amid fertility struggles with his wife.

Ant has subsequently been offered a sabbatical from TV channel ITV meaning that best friend Declan Donnelly may present alone for the first time in 23 years.

And while Ant takes time off from his presenting job, he has reportedly turned his attention to saving his 11-year marriage.

Lisa has openly stood by her husband during his rehab

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