Other injuries include fractures and contusions from direct blows to the body. Overuse Lower Extremity Injuries. Shin splints (soreness in the calf), patellar tendinitis (pain in the knee), and Achilles tendinitis (pain in the back of the ankle) are some of the more common Soccer overuse conditions. Soccer players are also prone to groin pulls and thigh and calf muscle strains.
Other injuries and issues Fractures. Falls and hard knocks in soccer can result in fractures to the wrist, finger, ankle, or collarbone. These... Heat-related issues. The nonstop activity in soccer can be exhausting, especially if you’re playing in hot weather. To...
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Results: Amongst 516 distal radius- and distal forearm fractures, there were 213 (41.3 %) sports injuries. 61(28.6 %) of them resulted from playing soccer, with 48 (78.7 %) after a fall. 13 distal radius fractures were identified as a goalkeepers injury by a sharply shot ball. We found 6 buckle fractures, 4 complete fractures, 2 physeal separations Salter II and 1 metaphyseal greenstick fracture.
These injuries include lower-extremity sprains, strains, fractures, and concussions. Familiarity with the management of these injuries will aid the pediatrician in the care of this large and growing population of young athletes. ACL tears are a significant cause of morbidity in young soccer players, especially girls.
Ankle sprain. An ankle sprain is an extremely common soccer injury. Inversion injuries (or what many people think of as... Jones fracture. The metatarsals are the long bones of the foot. A Jones fracture refers to a fracture in a specific... Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear. The anterior ...
Common Overuse Injuries in Soccer • Stress Fractures: Break or crack in the bone caused by repetitive stress. • Tibial stress fracture: Focal shin pain, which gets worse with activity. Specific tenderness directly on a spot on the Tibia. Leg or foot pain that doesn’t resolve within a few days rest needs to be assessed by an MD to rule out stress fractures.
A relatively common shoulder injury seen in soccer players is a clavicle (“collarbone”) fracture. Symptoms of a clavicle fracture include pain and swelling at the site of injury. Because there is little skin overlying the clavicle, a fracture is usually pretty easy to spot. There can be a deformity or a bump at the middle of the clavicle.