Soccer Injuries on the Rise As Game Gains Ground

Soccer is the fastest growing team sport in the United States, and soccer-related injuries are on the upswing. While soccer players suffer fewer traumatic injuries than athletes in other sports, each year about 100,000 children are hurt. Any game that involves running, kicking, twisting and includes other players— as opposed to a solo activity such…

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Sidelined by Torn Meniscus

What do Juan Agudelo, Chipper Jones, Chris Paul, Salvador Perez, Alex Rodriguez, Kerry Wood, Chipper Jones, Eric Smith, Russell Westbrook and Derrick Rose all have in common? If you guessed « torn meniscus, »you win the jackpot. You’d also be correct in thinking this is a very common injury. The risk is highest for men over 40,…

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