Elite Soccer Players Injuries and Treatments

ReachMD, XM Radio—October 13, 2008

One of the most difficult injuries to diagnose and treat in elite soccer players is the sports hernia. Dr. Riley Williams, director of the Institute for Cartilage Repair at Hospital for Special Surgery and medical director for the New York Red Bulls professional soccer club talks about the types of injuries most often seen by physicians treating world class soccer players.  How does the sports hernia differ from the pubic hernia? Do injections or surgery to 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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