Charlotte Soccer Academy Player of the Month - December 2016

Charlotte Soccer Academy Player of the Month - December 2016

CSA and OC Player of the Month Charlotte Soccer Academy and OrthoCarolina have partnered to present the Charlotte Soccer Academy Player of the Month Award. Each month, we will recognize an outstanding player.
Soccer: Eye Injury Treatment

Soccer: Eye Injury Treatment

Andy Hylton, OrthoCarolina physician assistant and former professional soccer player says direct blows to the eyes generally result in temporary blurry vision and can result in a "black eye", but occasionally a more serious eye injury can occur.
Multisport Soccer Player Tips

Multisport Soccer Player Tips

However, despite the love for soccer, the majority of players in England, still played multiple sports.
The CSA OrthoCarolina Player of the Month

The CSA OrthoCarolina Player of the Month

Charlotte Soccer Academy and OrthoCarolina have partnered to present the Charlotte Soccer Academy Player of the Month Award. Each month, we will recognize an outstanding player.
Treating a Nosebleed

Treating a Nosebleed

Injuries to the face are common in soccer, most often occurring though direct impact with either a soccer ball or collision between players.
Shin Splints in Soccer

Shin Splints in Soccer

The pain of shin splits can sideline your game.
Three Core Strengthening Soccer Exercises

Three Core Strengthening Soccer Exercises

Soccer players combine speed, strength and agility to compete on the field. Ball handling, sprint work and shooting drills are typically incorporated into practices… but developing core strength may not be.
What’s the best way to ice a soccer injury?

What’s the best way to ice a soccer injury?

If you’ve played or watched soccer, you know how physical the game can be.
The Soccer Docs

The Soccer Docs

Meet the medical team behind some of Charlotte’s top soccer squads
4 soccer lessons I’m sharing with my kids

4 soccer lessons I’m sharing with my kids

What advice would have been helpful to me as I played over the years?
OC Loves Soccer: Andy Hylton

OC Loves Soccer: Andy Hylton

“I like the freedom to make decisions on the field, all you need is a soccer ball and you can play anywhere.”
The OrthoCarolina Sportsplex in Pineville NC

The OrthoCarolina Sportsplex in Pineville NC

The OrthoCarolina Sportsplex is the culmination of Charlotte Soccer Academy’s vision to have a home venue for its teams. The journey started in 2010 when a team evaluated potential sites and culminated with the ribbon cutting and opening of the fields in July 2015.
Beyond the Soccer Field: How your soccer player can stay in shape over the summer

Beyond the Soccer Field: How your soccer player can stay in shape over the summer

If you’re a parent like I am, most of us strive to create every opportunity and environment for success for our children, whether it’s on or off the turf.
Three Major Kids’ Soccer Injuries to Know About

Three Major Kids’ Soccer Injuries to Know About

Because no matter their position on the field, all soccer players are keepers…
Even World Cup Players Get Hurt

Even World Cup Players Get Hurt

So what do you do when you’re injured and you need to get back for regular season, playoffs or even the World Cup?
Gaston United Soccer Club and OrthoCarolina forge 3-year partnership

Gaston United Soccer Club and OrthoCarolina forge 3-year partnership

GUSC is delighted to announce a 3-year sponsorship agreement with OrthoCarolina, one of the nation’s leading independent academic orthopedics practices serving North Carolina and the Southeast.
Orthocarolina explains female soccer Injuries and causes in kids & older athletes

Orthocarolina explains female soccer Injuries and causes in kids & older athletes

Help keep your kids and teens on the field and out of the doctor’s office with this insight on female soccer injuries from former professional soccer player and PA-C Andy Hylton of OrthoCarolina.
One goal after another

One goal after another

Former pro soccer player now works as a physician’s assistant
Maintaining Soccer Fitness in the Off-season

Maintaining Soccer Fitness in the Off-season

If you have a youth or high school soccer player in your family, chances are they’re anxiously awaiting the conclusion of the off-season and looking forward to the arrival of warmer weather to get back out on the pitch.