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    Knees

    Thanks, everybody, for your help and advice. Tim has bought some treking poles and he and Jess are planning to try and do the last 100K of the camino, at a snail's pace! They are enjoying Leon a few more days and resting his knee before taking the bus on to Sarria. If you see a 6'6" bearded...
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    Knees

    Thanks, Rebekah! I'll pass that along to them. Tina
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    Knees

    He has rested his knee for two days and still can't put any weight on it. They are staying at the convent albergue in Leon for a couple more days to see if it improves. If it doesn't and he can't walk any further, they will have to find very cheap accomodations somewhere in Spain until their...
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    Knees

    Thanks, Nancy. I have and use Leki poles. I would never hike without them! I've advised my son to look for some in Burgos, too. He's just using one stick now. I know he needs two!! Thanks! Tina
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    Knees

    My son and his fiancee are hiking the Camino Frances and had gotten almost to Burgos when his knee gave out. He saw a doctor there who gave him a brace, pain prescription and told him to rest the knee for three or four days. They had not planned a hotel stay into their time or finances. Any...
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