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Rupert
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Bu**er it...

Post by Rupert » Wed Apr 11, 2012 9:27 pm

Torn a muscle in my back, moving ToyBox2, the Mirror, into the garage having got her back from winter storage.

Doc today for pills, physio on Monday to try and speed the mend, but no sailing for me for a bit.
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Post by Max McCarthy » Wed Apr 11, 2012 9:55 pm

Bad luck Rupert.......I wish you a quick and good recovery.
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Post by Stephen Hawkins » Mon Apr 16, 2012 6:04 pm

And I thought you were referring to toast.

Hope you have a speedy recovery.

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Post by Rupert » Mon Apr 16, 2012 6:21 pm

Went to the physio today - seems that my spine is so stiff, I pull muscles whenever I stretch, rather than it moving. Probably a life time of sailing (the physio is a sailor, too) caused it. So, had my spine pushed sideways, which wasn't painful at the time, but is aching like a goodun now! Lots of exercises to do, too.
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Post by jpa_wfsc » Mon Apr 16, 2012 7:01 pm

Time to get a dutchman then...

have you _ever_ seen a photo of a dutchman helm hiking? Thats whats crews is for, huh?
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Post by billytwiglet » Mon Apr 16, 2012 10:16 pm

beware; my back was stiff and not moving or flexible, lifetime of heavy lifting etc. Chiropractor sucessfully freed it all up. Great! except now I suffer loads of pain and loss of feeling in my back, knees, legs and feet.

Sometimes we lock up for a reason.
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Post by roger » Tue Apr 17, 2012 8:29 am

Sorry to hear that Rupert, Its not the sailing thats dandgerous its moving the boats.... better let Katherine do it from now on. :lol:

If you need a hand I am often in the area.

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