Female athletes have been known to have a higher risk of injuring their anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, while participating in competitive sports. McKaley Boston knows that pain all too well. This is her comeback story.
I’m a mom of two active boys who love soccer. They’ve been playing since they were five years old. As a former athlete and a physical therapist, I know how important it is to give your body time to rest and recover from overuse of the muscles and joints. When my kids came to me and said they wanted to take a break this season, I understood.
A former professional soccer player’s perspective on playing the sport
OrthoCarolina is committed to supporting our local community. Here are some highlights of a partnership in Hickory we have with the YCVSC Eagles.
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.
However, despite the love for soccer, the majority of players in England, still played multiple sports.
If you’ve played or watched soccer, you know how physical the game can be.
Committed to keeping you in the game and proud to support numerous area youth soccer clubs.
What advice would have been helpful to me as I played over the years?
“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 will house six fields, including five artificial turf fields, with one of the turf fields being a FIFA 2-certified surface. An adjacent 20,000 square foot building will contain the CSA club store, administrative offices, changing facilities and physical therapy space.