Need to Know Regarding Football Injuries

Need to Know Regarding Football Injuries

Need to Know Regarding Football Injuries

Most football injuries happen to be soft tissue injuries, and this is perhaps the only positive thing about them. As may be expected, 50 to 80 percent of the injuries that happen in soccer affect the legs and feet of the athlete. Foot pain is also a major component in this case. Sprained ankles happen to be the most common injury in football.

Knee injuries:

Knee injuries account for 25 per cent of the injuries that footballers suffer in the leg area.
The most common is injury to the ACL (anterior cruciate ligament). Due to pivoting being such an important part of the sport, it is also pretty common to see footballers suffering from meniscus tears.

Injuries that affect young players:

As far as younger footballers are concerned Osgood-Schlatter Disease is quite common. They also suffer from significant heel pain that stems from Sever’s disease.

Lower leg injuries:

For the lower leg, it is not that common to see footballers suffer from tibial shaft fractures. However, as far as lower extremity trauma is concerned, this happens to be the severest type of injury.

Head injuries:

Injuries sustained by goalkeepers:

Common Knee Injuries:

Common Ankle Injuries:

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