Can I still ski if I have a torn ACL?

Our Brace Coaches are often asked by skiers if it’s possible to ski after they’ve suffered from an ACL injury.  The answer is yes, but a skier will need to take some steps to ensure their knee is well protected on the slopes.  The first thing you’ll want to do is meet with your doctor and make sure skiing won’t further damage your knee.  The next step will be to strengthen the muscles in your knee, which will help protect you knee joint from further injuries.  The last step  to take would be to wear a protective knee brace to ensure maximum stability for your knee joint while skiing.  Check out our article on skiing with a torn ACL for additional recommendations, including the recommendations on which knee brace to wear.

What is the best knee brace for skiing?

DonJoy Armor Knee Brace - Ski Version

We are often asked by our customers what the best brace is for a particular sport.   As we head into ski season the main question we are getting asked is what is the best knee brace for skiing?  What knee brace is right for you really depends on the injury you are suffering from.  That being said, if you’re an active skier who has previously suffered from knee ligament injuries we recommend the ski version of the DonJoy Armor knee brace.  Here’s why…

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