Knee injuries are common among athletes, and young athletes are no exception. The physical demand on young athletes has steadily increased due to increasing frequency of sports participation and early sport-specific specialization and associated higher injury risk.
Soccer is the most popular sport in the world and is getting plenty of attention in the U.S. these days, with more Americans playing soccer than ever, significant sustained growth of Major League Soccer, and the prospect of the USA being a host for the 2026 World Cup.
Sports-related injuries are a common occurrence in athletes around the globe. Whether you are a recreational athlete, college or high school athlete, or simply enjoy being active, you will likely suffer from a sports-related injury at one time or another.