Tag: Injury

Shin Splints: Causes, Prevention and Treatment

Shin Splints: Causes, Prevention and Treatment

Soccer Nation is pleased to partner with injury prevention expert, Dr. John Gallucci Jr. MS, PT, DPT, ATC. Check out Gallucci's article for Soccer Nat ...
Common Causes of Anterior Knee Pain in Youth Athletes – Part II

Common Causes of Anterior Knee Pain in Youth Athletes – Part II

In Part I of this article, I presented four causes of anterior knee pain that youth athletes may suffer from, including how they differ and what might ...
Common Causes of Anterior Knee Pain in Youth Athletes – Part I

Common Causes of Anterior Knee Pain in Youth Athletes – Part I

Knee pain is one of the most common areas of complaint in youth athletics.  If you haven’t experienced knee pain yourself, then you probably know some ...
Achilles Tendonopathy in Soccer

Achilles Tendonopathy in Soccer

If you are a soccer player, then you may have experienced pain or swelling in the back of your heel, over the thick cord-like structure, called your A ...
Ankle Sprains in Soccer: What to Know About Prevention and Rehabilitation – Part II

Ankle Sprains in Soccer: What to Know About Prevention and Rehabilitation – Part II

In Part I of this article, various types of ankle sprains that soccer athletes experience are described as well as tips for prevention. These injuries ...
Ankle Sprains in Soccer: What to Know About Prevention and Rehabilitation – Part I

Ankle Sprains in Soccer: What to Know About Prevention and Rehabilitation – Part I

Ankle sprains are the most common injury in soccer, accounting for nearly 20% of all soccer injuries.  Understanding ankle sprains, including preventi ...
Classification of a Ligament Sprain

Classification of a Ligament Sprain

Sprains are classified into three grades of severity, ranging from over-stretching to complete tearing of the ligament.  In a severe sprain, the ligam ...
Hope Watson On Soccer in NYC, Her ACL Injury, and Storelli

Hope Watson On Soccer in NYC, Her ACL Injury, and Storelli

Soccer truly is more than a game. It blends sport with culture and the passion of the game is felt by fans from all walks of life. Meet Hope Watson ...
Don’t Skip the Warm Up!!

Don’t Skip the Warm Up!!

If you are guilty of skipping a warmup in the past and jumping straight into training please raise your hand. Mine is being held up as we speak. I ...
San Diego native Chad Barrett pulls hamstring during goal celebration

San Diego native Chad Barrett pulls hamstring during goal celebration

SAN DIEGO – On Sunday, August 9th, Seattle Sounders was playing against LA Galaxy. With 50 seconds on the clock, San Diego native Chad Barrett scored ...
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