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Deeps
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Re: Pain

Post by Deeps » Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:11 pm

jansman wrote:
Thu Jul 12, 2018 7:40 pm
I have been going bonkers Deeps! I like to fish, as you know, but only so much. I am going in tomorrow, but the whole team ( via social media) have told me to take it easy, as I am a bit ‘Blitzkreig’ when it comes to shifting stuff. The body and mind needs work.
I guess it won't be easy but you'll maybe need to learn to take a step back, easier said than done if you like to keep busy. No point knackering yourself for someone else's profit mate, you could end up damaged for a long time, maybe permanently. Good luck with it mate, time to use your wisdom instead of your strength.

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Re: Pain

Post by Yorkshire Andy » Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:32 pm

Or a forklift truck our resident "animal" is off work having dislocated his shoulder riving at some timber.. he's a big fella I needed 2x triangle bandages to attempt to support sling his arm and another 2 to "tie his arm in" to hold it still ..

He mocks me for jumping on the forklift to shift owt mildly heavy when I can :tinfoil
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Re: Pain

Post by jansman » Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:36 pm

Deeps wrote:
Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:11 pm
jansman wrote:
Thu Jul 12, 2018 7:40 pm
I have been going bonkers Deeps! I like to fish, as you know, but only so much. I am going in tomorrow, but the whole team ( via social media) have told me to take it easy, as I am a bit ‘Blitzkreig’ when it comes to shifting stuff. The body and mind needs work.
I guess it won't be easy but you'll maybe need to learn to take a step back, easier said than done if you like to keep busy. No point knackering yourself for someone else's profit mate, you could end up damaged for a long time, maybe permanently. Good luck with it mate, time to use your wisdom instead of your strength.
Exactly! Work smart, not hard. Mrs J says that as manager, I need to delegate. She is right. What I need to look at is the whole weight/ movement/ workflow situation.YorkshireAndy, a forklift for movement from fridge to shop is impractical- but sackbarrows ARE practical. So much so, that I have ordered 3 ergonomic types on the company debit card.
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Re: Pain

Post by Deeps » Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:40 pm

jansman wrote:
Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:36 pm

Exactly! Work smart, not hard. Mrs J says that as manager, I need to delegate. She is right. What I need to look at is the whole weight/ movement/ workflow situation.YorkshireAndy, a forklift for movement from fridge to shop is impractical- but sackbarrows ARE practical. So much so, that I have ordered 3 ergonomic types on the company debit card.
The hard bit will be actually stopping yourself from jumping in. Probably a work in progress. ;)

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Re: Pain

Post by jansman » Thu Jul 12, 2018 9:01 pm

Dead right Deeps!
I am not grumpy. I just don’t waste words.

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Re: Pain

Post by Plymtom » Fri Jul 13, 2018 6:15 am

My sympathies to all with a worse back than mine, I fell across a chair back when I was young and did something very similar at work 20 years later, the weakness caused by these incidents manifests as pain if I try to do too much what I call " slight stoop" mainly kitchen type stuff, back ring on the cooker if you know what I mean, it's quite variable and I can push through it if I have to, but I pay.
At worst I've had to take Ibruprofen, paracetamol and codeine all at once, but in recent times ( wisdom tooth trouble) I have all but given up on codeine because it causes more trouble on the exit route than I can bear :lol: the pain for the most part is temporary and in the case of my back it is more of a warning type thing, the longer I ignore it, the longer it will make me pay,
So I say do take care, use aids, don't take risks, and as you get older adjust downward your expectations of what you can get away with, you've all said it ;) One of the first things We learned when my wife first had realized she had CFS/ME from the society was "listen to your body" .... 20 years later she still misjudges both the magnitude of a task and the consequences, so don't give yourselves a hard time if adjusting is difficult for you it's human nature.
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Re: Pain

Post by Yorkshire Andy » Fri Jul 13, 2018 8:35 am

jansman wrote:
Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:36 pm
Deeps wrote:
Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:11 pm
jansman wrote:
Thu Jul 12, 2018 7:40 pm
I have been going bonkers Deeps! I like to fish, as you know, but only so much. I am going in tomorrow, but the whole team ( via social media) have told me to take it easy, as I am a bit ‘Blitzkreig’ when it comes to shifting stuff. The body and mind needs work.




I guess it won't be easy but you'll maybe need to learn to take a step back, easier said than done if you like to keep busy. No point knackering yourself for someone else's profit mate, you could end up damaged for a long time, maybe permanently. Good luck with it mate, time to use your wisdom instead of your strength.
Exactly! Work smart, not hard. Mrs J says that as manager, I need to delegate. She is right. What I need to look at is the whole weight/ movement/ workflow situation.YorkshireAndy, a forklift for movement from fridge to shop is impractical- but sackbarrows ARE practical. So much so, that I have ordered 3 ergonomic types on the company debit card.
4 wheel garden type carts ;)

https://www.screwfix.com/p/qgarden-gard ... UQodyhEBkQ




Don't forget toe Cap boots for when someone pulls 100kg onto their own toes ;)

And a tool box talk. Safe loading and moving / storage so a child doesn't try and climb up it etc in the shop for example paint them dayglow yellow add some reflective tape as some turnip will run it over if used in loading area plus manual handling guide gives pointers :

https://www.google.com/url?q=http://www ... hhnbsYdI4M
If your roughing it, Your doing it wrong ;)

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Re: Pain

Post by preparedsurrey » Fri Jul 13, 2018 11:27 am

I'm not sure if the Dr mentioned it but you shouldn't take ibuprofen with naproxen - so I was told last week after a doctors visit, I went through the information leaflet but couldn't spot any reference to it.
Incidentally naproxen is available over the counter in other EU countries so you may be available to order online to save the prescription charge / I've no idea what it costs so this might not be a saving.

Keeping mobile is the key to my back pain, even sleeping soundly will leave me in pain due to lack of movement , once I'm loosend up I'm ok ish.
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Re: Pain

Post by pseudonym » Fri Jul 13, 2018 1:57 pm

jansman wrote:
Thu Jul 12, 2018 7:40 pm
I have been going bonkers Deeps! I like to fish, as you know, but only so much. I am going in tomorrow, but the whole team ( via social media) have told me to take it easy, as I am a bit ‘Blitzkreig’ when it comes to shifting stuff. The body and mind needs work.
Indeed, take it easy and heed your body. :)
The roads are pretty bad and if you do end up getting stuck its hard to justify your reason for being on the roads as 'vegan mince for a feckin' princess'.

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Re: Pain

Post by jansman » Fri Jul 13, 2018 5:58 pm

Plymtom and pseudonym both said it, " heed your body".Could not agree more.Just done a 10 hour shift,and all the team made sure I didnt plough in and do summat daft! Yorkshire Andy,Steel toe cap footwear is mandatory! Its not been a popular move from myself,but I told the M.D. that he has a duty of care.He provided footwear ( I have ALWAYS worn it).

I have today implemented maximum weights,and our sack trucks arrived,along with instructions to use them.I got a call from Portugal,and the Main Man asked me about costs.I told him that by providing the right kit,training and rules,he is in a win situation.
Anyway,good to be back working,even though I am a bit sore!

Look after yourselves folks,because if it all went belly up tomorrow,you look after you. I found out the hard way.
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