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Recent content by Gerard Murdoch

  1. Gerard Murdoch

    Osteoarthritis

    Thank you for your advice.. I felt the same with corrective socks.
  2. Gerard Murdoch

    Osteoarthritis

    Thank you for your advice and support.
  3. Gerard Murdoch

    Osteoarthritis

    Thanks for your advice. There are a lot of positive comments about Hoka shoes, which up till now, I have never considered. But it may be the time to buy a pair and take them with me along with my Merrell boots.
  4. Gerard Murdoch

    Osteoarthritis

    Thank you for that good advice, I have never tried Yoga, but the exercises seem a good idea.
  5. Gerard Murdoch

    Osteoarthritis

    Thank you for that helpful advice and well done to you for going for surgery, a long process, but obviously has helped.
  6. Gerard Murdoch

    Osteoarthritis

    Because of timescales, unfortunately, it wasn't an option. There is a 33km and a 28 km. They were never an issue before. With all this great advice, from everyone, I feel a lot more confident.
  7. Gerard Murdoch

    Osteoarthritis

    I have Capsicum cream under prescription, which helps to mask the pain, also use Superfeet insoles. Thank you for that wonderful information, and hopefully I can plan in advance. Have a great journey on the WHW., the midge season ends in September, so you may be lucky.
  8. Gerard Murdoch

    Osteoarthritis

    I watched the video link. Thank you. Interesting concept, will give it some thought.
  9. Gerard Murdoch

    Osteoarthritis

    I wear Merrell walking boots and change them whenever the tread wears away. This year is a shorter walk from Santiago to Finisterre then Muxia over 5 days.
  10. Gerard Murdoch

    Osteoarthritis

    Not had them injected yet, but could be an option, although very difficult to see a doctor these days.
  11. Gerard Murdoch

    Osteoarthritis

    Thank you for that helpful information, and I will have a browse through the internet.
  12. Gerard Murdoch

    Osteoarthritis

    It is something like this, but not to sure if it would work on a long distance. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/393850481990?hash=item5bb3516d46:g:yZYAAOSweDBhwppK
  13. Gerard Murdoch

    Osteoarthritis

    I have osteoarthritis in both feet for some time now, mainly at the metatarsals and very painful after a 14 mile walk. It is now very sore at my big toe. We are walking another Camino soon, and I want to plan ahead. Has anyone used those realignment socks that support the big toe. It seems a...
  14. Gerard Murdoch

    Coping with change after Sarria - wisdom needed please

    Wise words. Someone mentioned to me awhile back, that 'a Tourist expects and a Pilgrim accepts'
  15. Gerard Murdoch

    Camino Scotland

    You will really enjoy the West Highland Way, the Great Glen Way and to John O'Groats, that is some distance, and you wouldn't be disappointed with any of them. If you have at loose end next year,. Please check out a great ancient Pilgrimage walk from Glasgow to Whithorn. I must apologise in...
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