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For ACL ligament reconstruction

If your having anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgery or reconstruction or other knee ligament surgery, then there are aids and equipment which will help your recovery, rehabilitation and return to full activity. We list the useful equipment;

ACL surgery requires a detailed and supervised period of rehabilitation (see our Rehabilitation protocols).  Once you leave hospital you will need an elastic sleeve once the bandages are removed, some surgeons use a brace when returning to work or sports. Crutches with an ergonomic handle are much more comfortable than those usually provided. Essential exercise equipment includes exercise bands progressing to pedal cycle and stepper machines. A cold pack is useful after exercise. As things progress other rehabilitation equipment may be useful. We provide the links below: