Team EXCEL Soccer Stories: Goalie Edition

The US Men’s National Team has advanced out of the group stage of the FIFA World Cup. And that’s in large part, thanks to goalkeeper, Matt Turner. Turner has only allowed one goal through three games which came from a Gareth Bales penalty kick. In the sport of soccer,...

Team EXCEL Soccer Stories: Heads Up!

Concussion management has become a priority across many sports in recent years, most notably in the progress seen in professional American football. But the original football, or as we Americans call it, “soccer”, has certainly made strides to protect their players as...

Team EXCEL Soccer Stories: From Patient to PT

With Team USA playing in their second group stage match of the World Cup today, the EXCEL team is continuing to share our soccer stories. While we typically associate soccer with ankle and knee injuries, there can be injury to the upper extremities as well. In this...

Fractures in Soccer Athletes

Soccer is rough on the feet! Soccer players are prone to foot and ankle injuries from running, jumping, cutting, contacting players, and striking the soccer ball. While we often see soccer players with ankle sprains of the ligaments, fractures are a significant cause...