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I am 20 weeks post operation on 2nd tkr and going to Menorca Friday. I am wondering how my knee will be after being bent for.2 and a half hours on the plane.. It is not as good as the one I had last year. I am taking my stick just in case but feeling nervous.

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    Be sure and walk the aisle a couple of times every 45 min to hr. Hopefully you will get an aisle seat so you dont have to climb over people to get out. The cane is a good idea as it offers support and can be used to whack inconsiderate seatmates that won't let you out if you are stuck by the window. Enjoy the trip. From which airport are you departing? I've been given everything from a quick once over to nearly a strip search when it comes to the security procedure and the hardware. In Amsterdam it was merely a ding while in Denver it was so loud you could hear It from some distance. I process complete ignorance so need to ask what is the climate like this time of year at your destination.
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    I would also milk any sympathy you can from the ticket agent..maybe request a seat with more leg room like near the bulk head and also ask to board first..just say " i need a bit more time to get to my seat"...usually works well...and take the cane with you as OFG says..it can work dual purpose. Have a fabulous time...x
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    Hi Joan I have booked a holiday for next year and I rang them last week to pay some money when I was talking to them I mentioned I had just had a tkr and he said that if you tell them they will give you a seat with extra leg room and 5kg extra hand luggage for medicine this is with Thomas cook hope you enjoy your holiday

     

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    Hi  i had my second knee replacement fifth May.  I am just back from Tenrife five day break.  I asked hubby to book me aisle seat both ways so I was comfortable  it is a four and a  half hour journey quite long but I didn't need to move about as I was fine,  I walked every where  two miles  one day with brief stops and I feel fine since home,  enjoy yourself  soak in the sunshine I did,  jackie 
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    I forgot to mention security at airport. I hate  them since I had hip done then knees, my husband and I go to separate queues as he gets cross.  I always bleep and I always mention replacement joints and they always just look at me blankly.  This time I said please do not press  my knee hard as still uncomfortable,  they obliged.  
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