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soccer

Sports—a boot camp for life skills?

Children who engage in organized team sports often display better socio-emotional skills in later years.

Patient Story

‘Not the end of the world’

A young athlete overcomes an ACL tear with the help of a forward-thinking doctor and a relatively new treatment.

Maybe it’s time to get in the game

Before you join a pick-up game or sign up for a league, make sure to prepare with these simple precautions.

Knee injuries spike to ‘epidemic’ level in soccer players

From Michigan to Europe, ACL tears are on the rise. But with proper training and smart scheduling, many of these injuries can be prevented.

Patient Story

‘The biggest thing was staying positive’

After overcoming Burkitt lymphoma, Scott Vander Sloot aims to make his wish for a sports communications career come true.

In every game, there’s risk

Parents should know that athlete safety is less about choice of sport and more about a child's training.

Patient Story

‘It’s not the end of the world’

For a guy who doesn’t like needles, Josh Sheldon breezed through surgery on a damaged ACL and torn meniscus.

Youth soccer injury rates more than doubled in 25 years

Concussion rate jumped almost 1,600 percent in same time period.

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Sideline saviors

Grand Rapids semi-pro soccer team benefits from rapid-response medical help.

Patient Story

Soccer injury won’t sideline this athlete

It’s been called the nastiest injury in sports—but Brad Reed wouldn't let a torn ACL keep him from the game he loves.

Patient Story

Sports injuries spike

Football hogs the injury headlines this time of year, but plenty of other sports are to blame. Proper knowledge and good habits can help young athletes avoid common injuries.

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