Welcome to DJO Global Knee Protection Program


DJO, LLC (“Guarantor“) will pay the individual patient (“Patient”) the sum of seven hundred and fifty dollars ($750.00) to be used toward Patient deductible if Patient re-ruptures a surgically repaired anterior cruciate ligament (“ACL“) while wearing a duly registered Defiance/Defiance III with FourcePoint Hinge or A22 Functional Knee Brace (the “Brace“).

DJO, LLC (“Guarantor“) will pay the individual Patient (“Patient”) the sum of five hundred dollars ($500.00) to be used toward Patient deductible if Patient re-ruptures his/her surgically repaired anterior cruciate ligament (“ACL“) while wearing a duly registered Armor FourcePoint or FULLFORCE Functional Knee Brace (the “Brace“).


This limited program is subject to the following terms and conditions to qualify:

  • Only a Patient who has previously completely ruptured and had his/her ACL surgically repaired may be eligible for the program.
  • The program shall be limited to one (1) year from the date of purchase of the Brace
  • The Patient is required to complete the online registration form within ninety (90) days of purchase of the Brace.
  • Upon re-tear a claim to DJO must be submitted through the company’s online Knee Protection Program form within 90 days of injury.
  • The Patient must be wearing the brace at the time he or she re-ruptures the ACL.
  • The program extends only to the original purchaser of the Brace.
  • The original purchaser must have purchased the Brace (Defiance/Defiance III with FourcePoint, A22, Armor FourcePoint, or FULLFORCE) within six (6) months of his/her surgery date to be eligible for the program.
  • The program does not apply to any Brace which has been repaired or altered by anyone other than the Guarantor or by a person authorized by the Guarantor, nor to any Brace that has been subject to misuse, neglect or accident.
  • NCAA Athletes are not eligible for the program.
  • Knee Protection Program available in the USA only.

Example Timeline:


If the above criteria are met, the following information is required to complete the claim:

  • The Patient and the Patient’s treating physician must sign an affidavit provided by DJO, LLC, including the date of original surgery, date of re-tear while wearing the prescribed brace as directed and the date of the required surgical repair, certifying to the accuracy of the information contained in the affidavit.
  • The Patient must return the Brace to the Guarantor for inspection. (A shipping label will be provided shortly after submission.)
  • Proof of purchase. If the brace was paid in whole or in part by an insurance company, an Explanation of Benefits (EOB) from the insurance company will suffice in lieu of the proof of purchase.

Please note: Once a claim is submitted, all necessary documents must be received no later than 90 days from submission date.