What We Treat

The Sports Medicine team includes physical therapists, certified athletic trainers, orthotists and pediatric sports medicine physicians. We evaluate each athlete’s body mechanics and history of injury to create an exercise plan tailored to his performance goals. We are experts in treating:

  • ACL tears
  • Hamstring and hip flexor strains
  • Hip apophysitis injuries
  • Patellofemoral stress syndrome
  • Patella dislocation
  • Ankle sprains
  • MCL/LCL sprains and tears
  • Meniscus injuries
  • Back pain
  • Concussion

Services We Offer

  • Posture assessment
  • Strength testing
  • Flexibility assessment
  • Dartfish motion analysis
  • Kicking assessment
  • Heading assessment
  • Training tips
  • Advice about stretching and strengthening exercises

Tips to improve your game and prevent injury

Improve balance on the plant foot

This will increase control, balance, accuracy, and reaction time, and will decrease chances of: 

  • ACL tears
  • Ankle sprains
  • Injuries due to collisions

Develop both hip and core strength, including rotational strength

This will increase power, precision, distance, control and reaction time, and will decrease chances of:

  • ACL tears
  • Back pain
  • Hamstring and hip flexor apophysitis
  • Hamstring and hip flexor strains
  • Injuries due to collisions
  • Patellofemoral pain 

Practice proper knee alignment while passing, crossing and striking the ball

This will increase power, distance, accuracy and control, and will decrease chances of: 

  • ACL tears
  • Ankle injuries
  • Back pain
  • Hamstring and hip flexor strains
  • LCL tear/sprain
  • MCL tear/sprain
  • Patella dislocations
  • Patellofemoral pain

Lock the kicking ankle while passing or shooting

This will increase power, distance, accuracy and control, and will decrease chances of: 

  • Ankle sprains
  • Knee sprains
  • Toe injuries

Follow through with the kicking leg and continue momentum forward

This will increase control, accuracy and power, and will decrease chances of back and hip injuries.

Contact Jennifer Meyer for more information.