Tag Archives: football injury

Severs Disease

The Younger Athlete in Football – Sever’s Disease

Over 50% of football players worldwide are below 18 years of age. The overall injury rate was shown to be between two and seven injuries per 1,000 hours of football. The incidence of injury increases with age, reflecting the increasing speed of the game and greater intensity of play. The growing skeleton reacts to loading…

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September 18, 2017
Ankle Impigngement

Anterior Ankle Impingement

The ankle is one the most commonly injured joints in sport. In international football, ankle injuries constitute 11-23% of all injuries recorded during FIFA competitions. In lower level amateur players, the rate of ankle injury is quite high, representing 35% of all injuries. A high percentage of these injuries normally involve the lateral ligament complex…

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September 11, 2017
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