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  1. Maggie Y

    A Users Guide to Knees

    Thanks very much. I've downloaded it
  2. Maggie Y

    Injury Fractured knee cap?

    Hi Marcus That sounds like a perfect suggestion. I really like the idea of the thermal spas. Also a friend who Id like to introduce to the Camino has knee problems as well, so this could be a good idea as she would struggle with climbing. Very good idea especially as it sounds as if the new...
  3. Maggie Y

    Bad knees

    This is a very useful post as thinking about how you walk. I currently have fractured patella so this will be relevant for me for my rehab and when the pot comes off . Thanks for posting
  4. Maggie Y

    Injury Fractured knee cap?

    Dear Annie That is amazing. I met Les on el Norte as well. He called my friend and I the Yorkshire lasses. We met at a lovely hostel fairly early on and he's a great character. If I do the the training to be a histelera this will be to try and help me adjust to retirement which will probably be...
  5. Maggie Y

    Injury Fractured knee cap?

    I had an email earlier this year from an Australian Annie who's name is Ann Derrick about volunteering at the Hostal at Miraz. I realise there may be more than one Annie in Australia but wonder if by coincidence this is you. If so a contact of Les from UK . Best Wishes Maggie xx
  6. Maggie Y

    Injury Fractured knee cap?

    Are you the same Oz Annie I was in contact with about volunteering at Miraz or have I invented this?
  7. Maggie Y

    Injury Fractured knee cap?

    I especially like your last paragraph and agree that cold cerveza or vino tinto always helps at the end of the day . Many many thanks . Hasta la vista
  8. Maggie Y

    Injury Fractured knee cap?

    Dear Oz Annie Thankyou for your response. I am overwhelmed with the response to my situation not only from this website but from friends and family. I have upped my calcium intake . Thankyou for your good wishes and it would be lovely to see you on the Camino Love Maggie
  9. Maggie Y

    Injury Fractured knee cap?

    Dear Taf Thanks I LL definitely think about the cycling as hopefully this will be so somethinf I LL be able to do. Many thanks The time taken for recovery is frustrating but maybe we will be better for it if all 's well that ends well. I hope you are back to hill walking soon in preparation for...
  10. Maggie Y

    Injury Fractured knee cap?

    Virtually daily or did do. Now I'm restricted to walks with crutches in the unusual February sunshine which we have in the UK. I need to maintain some exercise I can see but will have to adapt things. I can lift my leg up which is good. Just keeping fingers and toes crossed and think September...
  11. Maggie Y

    Injury Fractured knee cap?

    Dear Taf and others Thanks for all your comments. Yes hopefully the parts of the patella will knit together. I am at retiring age group and have osteoporosis but am relatively fit. I go to yoga and dance and Pilates based classes virtuall
  12. Maggie Y

    Injury Fractured knee cap?

    They say wear this pot for a month and then repeat appointment. I have only had one visit to fracture clinic so far. It's early days . Thanks
  13. Maggie Y

    Injury Fractured knee cap?

    Oh dear I've had a fall and have fractured my knee cap. My leg is in a full length pot. As there are lots of knowledgeable people on this website, how long does anyone think the rehab phase may be? I can weight bear but not allowed to bend my knee. I was hoping to walk the Camino Ingles this...
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