Category Archives: surgery

First WaveWalk Paddle Trip, Kayak Review By Retired Gentleman From Texas

Took my WaveWalk out this morning for my first paddle and decided to take a trip thru some of our marshes down here. According to a google earth retracing of my steps I covered about 5.7 miles in 2 hours … Continue reading

Posted in age, angling, arthritis, back challenges, back limitations, canoe, disabled, ergonomics, exercise, fishing kayak, fishing kayak design, fishing kayak review, hips, kayak fishing, Kayak Fishing, kayaking, knee, leg pain, mobility problems, muscle ache, old, old age, paddling, pelvis, physical limitations, posture, senior, shoulder, shoulder pain, sit on top, sit-on-top kayak, SOT, surgery, Wavewalk fishing kayaks, yak back | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Future Of Kayak Fishing Is Not As An Extreme Sport

For most anglers, kayak fishing is an extreme sport. Extreme in the sense that an angler fishing from a kayak is compelled to give up the two essential things that any regular fishing motorboat provides, which are adequate stability and … Continue reading

Posted in age, angling, arthritis, back challenges, back limitations, back pain, backrest, butt pain, cold weather, ergonomics, exercise, fatigue, fish, fishing kayak design, fishing trip, hypothermia, kayak, kayak angler, kayak bass fishing, kayak design, kayak fishing, Kayak Fishing, kayak fishing magazine, Kayak Fishing Media, kayak fishing standing, kayak safety, kayak sale, leg pain, long trips, lower back, lumbar spine, motorized fishing kayaks, motorized kayaks, muscle ache, old, old age, paddling, pedal drive, physical limitations, posture, sciatica, sit on top, sit-on-top kayak, SOT, stand up kayak fishing, surgery, Wavewalk fishing kayaks, yak back | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Senior Kayak Fisherman With Back Surgery and Balance Problems Finds The Solution

This article first appeared on the PAINLESS KAYAK FISHING blog. Tony, from New Hampshire, offers this testimonial: -“The Wavewalk 500 is great. It only took a minimum amount of time of actual paddling to get used to the kayak. The … Continue reading

Posted in age, back injury, back pain, back surgery, ergonomics, kayak design, kayak fishing, lower back, lumbar spine, senior, surgery, Wavewalk fishing kayaks | Leave a comment

Can You Paddle a Kayak After Spinal Fusion Surgery?

This article first appeared on the PAINLESS KAYAK FISHING blog. Spinal fusion is an extreme surgical intervention performed on patients who suffer from certain chronic, serious back conditions, including severe pain, which have not responded to conservative treatment. One of … Continue reading

Posted in back pain, back surgery, disabled, ergonomics, kayaking, lumbar spine, paddling, seat, spinal fusion, surgery, yak back | Leave a comment

Kayak Angler’s Reflexions on Kayak Fishing, Old Age, and Sore Backs

This article first appeared on the PAINLESS KAYAK FISHING blog. The following paragraph is taken from a new kayak fishing trip report written by Florida kayak angler Jeff McGovern: A really remarkable thing that struck me about this whole day … Continue reading

Posted in age, back injury, back pain, ergonomics, fatigue, kayak design, kayak fishing, long trips, muscle ache, old, sciatica, seat, senior, SOT, surgery, Wavewalk fishing kayaks, yak back | 2 Comments