Children's Sports Medicine and Global will be
partnering periodically throughout the year to bring
you important information to help keep the Global
athletes healthy and injury free.
Global Soccer Club
U9, U10, U11, U12
May 26, 27, 28
U13, U14, U15, U16, U17, U18
June 2, 3, 4
Westerville Sports Complex
350 N. Cleveland Ave.
Bring water, shin guards, ball, soccer shoes
The Sprains and Strains of
As a part of our relationship with
Nationwide Children’s Hospital Sports Medicine,
monthly articles on sports medicine will be
provided to educate the club’s parents and
players. This month the focus is on "The Sprains
and Strains of Sporting Injuries":
Sprains and strains
are some of the most common types of
injuries in any sport.
Sprains occur to
ligaments, while strains involve muscles or
Severity of the injury
is best determined by a Physician or
Certified Athletic Trainer
Immediate first aid
for all sprains and strains follows the
acronym RICE - Rest, Ice, Compression and
If the athlete can’t
bear weight (for about four steps), further
evaluation and x-rays will be needed.
For more detailed
click here to
read the complete article. Don’t let
minor/treatable injuries plague your soccer
season. Take action and stay in the game!