Soccer Injury
and Prevention

Soccer Injury Rehab and Prevention

Playing soccer puts a lot of stress on the lower body, mostly the knees and ankles. This means that soccer players often experience a number of overuse, contact, or other injuries.  Some of the more common ones are:

  • Sprains/strains
  • Overuse injuries
  • Knee injuries – like ACL, MCL, or Meniscus injuries
  • Shoulder/arm injuries
  • Ankle/wrist injuries

Soccer injuries can range from mild to severe enough to require surgery. Simple overuse injuries like shin splints can be treated easily by a short period of rest. More serious injuries can often be treated successfully with therapy. An ACL tear can be especially difficult, as they do not heal on their own and surgery is often required. Keep in mind, though, that even a simple injury can turn into a serious issue if not treated quickly and properly.

Early detection and treatment can keep both youth and adult athletes on the field and off the sidelines. However, the best treatment is prevention. Physical therapists can show you how to avoid overuse, as well as more serious, injuries. Using proper form goes a long way towards injury prevention.

Physical therapists can guide your recovery when you have been injured, and teach you to prevent injury from occurring. Don’t sit on the sidelines any longer, contact any of our clinics for a free 15 minute injury screening.

Scottsdale – Raintree

9364 E Raintree Drive, Suite 103
Scottsdale, AZ 85260

Office: 480.661.1124
Fax: 480.661.1125
Email: pt@landmarkptclinics.com

Paradise Valley – Phoenix

4530 E Shea Blvd, Suite 105
Phoenix, AZ 85028

Office: 480.494.2050
Fax: 480.398.7318
Email: pt@landmarkptclinics.com

Scottsdale – Hayden

8220 N Hayden Rd, C-108
Scottsdale, AZ 85258

Office: 480.207.7197 
Fax: 480.427.3833
Email: pt@landmarkptclinics.com

Scottsdale at Raintree 480.661.1124

Paradise Valley on Shea 480.494.2050

Scottsdale at Hayden 480.207.7197

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