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  1. happymarkos

    Rigid soles on boots

    I am looking at a new lighter pair of boots (yes boots as I need the ankle support) and am trying the Hanwag Anisak GTX model. It has many attractive features including a purposed designed wider area towards the front that corresponds to the part of my that is naturally the widest. My dilemma...
  2. G

    Curious about achievability of Camino at 50, slow walker

    Hello, I've been contemplating a short (100km) camino for a little while, and I've read some forum posts, watched videos, and read some guide books. I've been thinking that I probably won't be able to pull it off at my age -- 50 -- but I've been amazed at the number of folks that are decades...
  3. Santiago or Bust!

    Santiago or Bust!

    Starting to hurt now.... Just 140 kms to go. Thank heavens for Tape, Ice and Vitamin I (Ibuprofen)
  4. thecatalanway

    Tendinitis break in Astorga

    Hello I am spending a few days trying to heal my foot problem in Astorga. I stopped here on Wednesday and it's beginning to feel strange to be so cut off from other pilgrims. I am staying in a hotel as I needed good sleep and space to work on my sore muscles but I have to admit it is a bit...
  5. Kitsambler

    Tendonitis: bane of pilgrims

    While I didn't need or seek medical attention on last year's walk, there were many days with considerable pain or discomfort. Here are some resources I found helpful (from http://www.injuredrunner.com): Plantar fasciitis is pain in the arch or just in front of the heel of the foot...
  6. P


    Hi Folks, I have been struck with tendonitis! This happened after St Bernard and at Ribadesalla I decided to stop. (I had to return home for a sudden job interview anyway) So now I am at home and wondering whether to return after a weeks rest. Leg feels .....OK but not yet back to full strength...

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