Soccer Injuries and How to Treat Them

09.19.2008 - By Focus on Sports Medicine

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Guest: Riley J. Williams III, MD

Host: Sherwin Ho, MD

The sports hernia is one of the most difficult injuries to diagnose and treat in elite soccer players. Join host Dr. Sherwin Ho as he talks with Dr. Riley Williams, associate professor of orthopedic surgery at Weill Medical College and medical director for the New York Red Bulls professional soccer club, about the types of injuries seen most often in world class soccer players. How does the sports hernia differ from the pubic hernia? What are the treatments that get players back on the field more quickly? Join us to learn more about treating and preventing muscle tears, groin and hamstring pulls. Also hear about what treatment may look like in the future.

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