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by higgy
Sat Oct 01, 2011 4:45 pm
Forum: General skating
Topic: ruptured achilles
Replies: 11
Views: 3694

Re: ruptured achilles

snapped tendons are worse than bones at healing! you will be looking at the best part of a year. Physio is important so make sure you keep it up, and they always recommend swimming for helping things heal. thanx for the reply Jason, im gonna start going to the pool from next week so... i maybe goin...
by higgy
Sat Oct 01, 2011 4:38 pm
Forum: General skating
Topic: ruptured achilles
Replies: 11
Views: 3694

Re: ruptured achilles

I had this injury 20 years ago playing Badminton , so you have had surgery to re-connect the Achilles & have a full leg plaster with your foot set straight down to the ball of your foot ? You will require a lot of physio to stretch the tendon back to normal and build up the muscle wastage to yo...
by higgy
Sat Sep 17, 2011 3:10 am
Forum: General skating
Topic: ruptured achilles
Replies: 11
Views: 3694

Re: ruptured achilles

definitely take medical advice, another skater has had this injury and the surgery but it then re-ruptured so be careful. thanx for that guinnessgirl, sorry to hear about ur friend, thats jus sad, this injury jus makes u crippled so to go through all that then it happening again is jus devastating!...
by higgy
Sat Sep 17, 2011 2:57 am
Forum: General skating
Topic: ruptured achilles
Replies: 11
Views: 3694

Re: ruptured achilles

cos this situation jus sucks! lol TC heh, tell me about it, I haven't skated for almost 2 years thanks to injury issues (nothing to do with ankles) and I'm currently doped up on valium and other pain killers thanks to a trapped nerve in my back but hey at least the drugs are keeping me happy ;) LOL...
by higgy
Sat Sep 17, 2011 2:13 am
Forum: General skating
Topic: ruptured achilles
Replies: 11
Views: 3694

Re: ruptured achilles

probably best to ask a physiotherapist, I certainly wouldn't take advise over the internet on this sort of thing. thanx for that phil, of course ur rite, as it would be silly to take advice of anyone that has gone through it on the net or even real life but it would be nice to hear their story for ...
by higgy
Fri Sep 16, 2011 1:58 am
Forum: General skating
Topic: ruptured achilles
Replies: 11
Views: 3694

ruptured achilles

hey peeps! jus wanted to know if anyone on here has ruptured their achilles in the passed & how long it took them to get back to inline skating. its been about 3 months for me since i did it so i aint skated & want to start as sooon as! i know i will need a bit more time to strengthen that a...
by higgy
Sun Jul 03, 2011 7:54 pm
Forum: General skating
Topic: Any skaters from Leicester here?
Replies: 14
Views: 6706

Re: Any skaters from Leicester here?

lol true, see u next summer!
by higgy
Sat Jun 25, 2011 9:02 pm
Forum: General skating
Topic: Any skaters from Leicester here?
Replies: 14
Views: 6706

Re: Any skaters from Leicester here?

i did check notts out on the net as it looks like blading is more popular there, was thinking of going there on one of their skate days about a month ago but thought i might not be able to deal with it,lol. If you don't mind me asking, what made you think you "might not be able to deal with it...
by higgy
Mon Jun 20, 2011 10:23 am
Forum: General skating
Topic: Any skaters from Leicester here?
Replies: 14
Views: 6706

Re: Any skaters from Leicester here?

easy jason hope ur good, where do u skate in watermead, where the peeps feed the ducks? (on melton rd side) cos theres a lot of stones around there or im i thinking of the wrong part of watermead? pls let me know cos id like to check it out. abby park is a good idea cos im jus round the corner! i'v...
by higgy
Mon Jun 20, 2011 7:36 am
Forum: General skating
Topic: Any skaters from Leicester here?
Replies: 14
Views: 6706

Re: Any skaters from Leicester here?

easy jason hope ur good, where do u skate in watermead, where the peeps feed the ducks? (on melton rd side) cos theres a lot of stones around there or im i thinking of the wrong part of watermead? pls let me know cos id like to check it out. abby park is a good idea cos im jus round the corner! i've...
by higgy
Mon Jun 20, 2011 7:04 am
Forum: General skating
Topic: Any skaters from Leicester here?
Replies: 14
Views: 6706

Re: Any skaters from Leicester here?

hey jason, jus seen ur post so i thought post. i from leicester and im into inline skating too! only been doing it for 2-3 month, i've been town on my skates so i aint that bad, trying to do a bit of slalom but its a bit hard at first, so il jus have to take my time. hey it'll be good to hook up an...
by higgy
Fri Jun 17, 2011 12:53 am
Forum: General skating
Topic: Any skaters from Leicester here?
Replies: 14
Views: 6706

Re: Any skaters from Leicester here?

hey jason,
i live near peepul centre,near belgrave rd & skate around here on the streets!
some times i skate to town cos theres some nice smooth surfaces to skate on in town.
what about u?
by higgy
Sat Jun 11, 2011 8:21 pm
Forum: General skating
Topic: Any skaters from Leicester here?
Replies: 14
Views: 6706

Re: Any skaters from Leicester here?

hey jason, jus seen ur post so i thought post. i from leicester and im into inline skating too! only been doing it for 2-3 month, i've been town on my skates so i aint that bad, trying to do a bit of slalom but its a bit hard at first, so il jus have to take my time. hey it'll be good to hook up and...
by higgy
Sun May 22, 2011 9:20 am
Forum: Technique, Tips and Equipment
Topic: padded shorts
Replies: 7
Views: 3445

Re: padded shorts

hey thanx peeps! been helpful. i don't fall back to much, i've started to skate backwards & fell acouple of times on my arse & hip,tripping once when my heel break touch the other boot, but i've learned from my mistakes & it aint happened again.still will get some so i can be more confid...
by higgy
Sat May 21, 2011 7:54 pm
Forum: Technique, Tips and Equipment
Topic: padded shorts
Replies: 7
Views: 3445

padded shorts

hi peeps! im looking for some padded short cos im new to inline skating & im 40yrs old so when falling on hips & backwards on me arse it hurts & takes a week for the pain to leave my sorry arse. I jus want some shorts so i don't feel no way in falling so i can be more daring & do som...
by higgy
Fri May 13, 2011 1:26 am
Forum: Technique, Tips and Equipment
Topic: alen key screw on frame worn not turning seba fr1
Replies: 13
Views: 5143

Re: alen key screw on frame worn not turning seba fr1

thank you Lucid dreams & Lee Wilson for ur advise, its sorted now so its all good!
by higgy
Tue May 10, 2011 1:30 pm
Forum: Welcome
Topic: problem with seba fr1s bolt at the front under the liner
Replies: 4
Views: 2786

Re: problem with seba fr1s bolt at the front under the line

thanx for ur tip Torbaydos, il be conscious of that tonite

happy skating!
by higgy
Tue May 10, 2011 1:24 pm
Forum: Technique, Tips and Equipment
Topic: alen key screw on frame worn not turning seba fr1
Replies: 13
Views: 5143

Re: alen key screw on frame worn not turning seba fr1

thanx Mit & Jib for ur reply! i've received 2 free bolts from blueroom so im gonna use a hacksaw & unscrew it & replace it.

thanx again!
by higgy
Mon May 09, 2011 5:17 pm
Forum: Technique, Tips and Equipment
Topic: alen key screw on frame worn not turning seba fr1
Replies: 13
Views: 5143

Re: alen key screw on frame worn not turning seba fr1

hey thanx naomi, lee, herb and phil for ur answers, as im new to this site, i thought id get an email when i've got replies so thought i didn't get any!

good job i checked. thanx again
by higgy
Mon May 09, 2011 5:09 pm
Forum: Welcome
Topic: problem with seba fr1s bolt at the front under the liner
Replies: 4
Views: 2786

Re: problem with seba fr1s bolt at the front under the line

thanx for ur reply! i suppose il just have to enjoy skating for long as i can for now, thanx again

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