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Old 07-02-2018, 08:35 PM   #1
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Driving and Chair Fatigue

So this is kind of simple. When you guys are out on an extended trip, do you do anything to help with the support on your captains chair? I like the comfort and support of our chair but I get a really deep pinched nerve in my right shoulder. I was looking for some solutions besides drugs. Thank you and weíre getting ready to head out on an adventure. Thanks
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Old 07-02-2018, 08:43 PM   #2
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Does your seat have arms? I get shoulder problems when I use the arms for about two hours or more.
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Old 07-02-2018, 09:22 PM   #3
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Alcohol as soon a arrive at your your nightly campground site.
Cold beer in at least a 22 to 32 oz glass.


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Let your wife drive.
Your choice.
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Does your seat have arms? I get shoulder problems when I use the arms for about two hours or more.
I have some pain when I put my elbow up on the window of my truck. Similar reason, Iíd bet.

As well, my wife has trouble when we drive. She uses a coccyx (coxis) pillow to sit on and puts a lumbar pillow behind her. When I drove to Indiana, overnight, and straight back (10-12 hours each way), I used it. It was a little annoying but it seemed to really help discomfort.
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Old 07-03-2018, 06:59 AM   #6
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So this is kind of simple. When you guys are out on an extended trip, do you do anything to help with the support on your captains chair? I like the comfort and support of our chair but I get a really deep pinched nerve in my right shoulder. I was looking for some solutions besides drugs. Thank you and weíre getting ready to head out on an adventure. Thanks


It does have arms and I use them, Iíll reconsider how I use them, thank you.
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I have some pain when I put my elbow up on the window of my truck. Similar reason, Iíd bet.



As well, my wife has trouble when we drive. She uses a coccyx (coxis) pillow to sit on and puts a lumbar pillow behind her. When I drove to Indiana, overnight, and straight back (10-12 hours each way), I used it. It was a little annoying but it seemed to really help discomfort.


I thought I would look into some additional support pillow also. Thanks
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Old 07-03-2018, 07:01 AM   #8
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Alcohol as soon a arrive at your your nightly campground site.
Cold beer in at least a 22 to 32 oz glass.


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Let your wife drive.
Your choice.


Well Iím the sole driver and I donít drink but I could start after this trip. Thank you.
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Old 07-03-2018, 07:27 AM   #9
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Maybe my years of driving a bigger vehicle helps.

Iím as relaxed driving the Georgetown as my daily vehicle. I find the seats are as comfortable as anything else Iíve driven....and I spent a lot of hours driving School Buses.....those are uncomfortable seats I tell ya.

I do have the wooden beaded seat topper on mine to help with ventilation on the ďpleatherĒ of the Georgetown so I donít sweat. Also, and I think itís key, a relaxed but controlled grip on the wheel. Maybe youíre a little tense.....more than your other vehicles, and this is causing your discomfort?

Just sayiní
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So this is kind of simple. When you guys are out on an extended trip, do you do anything to help with the support on your captains chair? I like the comfort and support of our chair but I get a really deep pinched nerve in my right shoulder. I was looking for some solutions besides drugs. Thank you and weíre getting ready to head out on an adventure. Thanks
Even though I do like some of the other responses,
(Drinking a beer), I prefer bourbon after a long day driving and setting up camp.

But In all practicality, have you been checked out and tried physical therapy?

I too had a pinched nerve in my shoulder, (Killer), and 4 treatments with a physical therapist "adjusted" my "whatever" was out of alignment, and pain was gone!


Good luck!!
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