ACL Ligament Surgery Shop

Useful Pre-Op Items


GF Aluminum Crutches, Adult

After your ACL ligament surgery it's going to be hard getting around the house for a few days. The support of crutches, a cane, or a wheelchair will help greatly while your incisions are still fresh. The doctor will likely require you to have crutches prepared the day of surgery.


The HurryCane- The All-Terrain Cane

As you cope more and more with your handicapped knee, you likely won't need the crutches anymore to get around. I preferred using a cane after my ACL reconstruction surgery, because it was easier to carry around and allowed me to focus the support I needed easier.

Useful Post-Op Items


Advil Tablets Pain Reliever Refill, 50 Two-Packs per Box

Having an anti-inflammatory drug like Advil on hand is a necessity as well. Not only does it help some with the pain, but it helps reduce swelling, which there will be plenty of for the coming months after your operation.

Athletic Knee Brace

Bracoo Breathable Neoprene Knee Support, One Size, Black,Manufactured by: Yasco

You will wake up after surgery in a huge, fancy knee brace that will become your worst enemy over the next few days because you're not allowed to take it off. A few weeks down the road however, you'll be on your own, knee wrap-free. During strenuous physical activity however, you'll be glad you wore a knee brace, as it adds stability (and peace of mind!).

Non-Slip Socks

TractionSocks Non-Slip Organic Cotton Socks (Medium, White)

If you're like me and wear socks all day every day (literally, except when showering), then you might want to consider buying a few pairs of non-slip socks. I was given some right before the ACL ligament surgery, and found them quite useful when getting around the house on our hard wood floors.

Check out the Knee Surgery ACL Forum for more information!

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