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    Knee Problems that you can fix yourself - knee effusion

    That guy has gonads bigger than his brains. As an ER doc with 29 years experience I cringe at stuff like this. Draining a knee is not done if it can still bend 90°. The approach from a sitting position is not very successful. The 'sterile technique' is appalling. Don't try this at home...
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    To Those of you with New Hips

    I had bilateral knee replacements done in the summer of 2017. I did agressive physio post-surgery, I was 57 at the time. 10 weeks later we did a four day 52 km hike in the Canadian Rockies. This month was to be our first camino frances. COVID of course messed up our plans, but for the last...
  3. bergmannfamily

    Recent thoughts on walking in September during Covid

    My wife and I had hoped to do the Camino Frances this fall. Our tickets were bought and hotels were booked. Then the airline cancelled our flight two weeks ago and gave us no option to reschedule this year (Air Canada). I am an ER doctor, so for us walking the Camino would have been less...
  4. bergmannfamily

    Live - Camino Francés A sign of the times

    Ha-Ha! NO! Just the masks and socks. Of course we will be washing everything. I think I was just considering that there is (for the foreseeable future) a new item of daily clothing.
  5. bergmannfamily

    Camino Frances Sept/Oct 2020

    Camino Frances Sept/Oct 2020
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    Live - Camino Francés A sign of the times

    My wife and I will start our first camino in September, God willing. I guess each day we will have to wash socks and masks.