Soccer Medicine

Welcome to Emory Soccer Medicine Program

The Team That Cares About Your Soccer Injuries

The Sports Medicine Team at Emory consists of world-class sports medicine physicians, physical therapists, sports scientists and athletic trainers working in coordination at every step to diagnose, treat, and prevent injury. We have treated soccer players of all ages and skill levels and can tailor a rehabilitation and a prevention program to each player’s specific needs. From the professional to the recreational athlete – we have the experience and expertise required to make you a better player.

Did You Know

The Emory Soccer Medicine Program provides care for several U.S. Men’s, Women, and youth national soccer teams, as well as several collegiate soccer programs and soccer clubs, including Oglethorpe University Men and Women Soccer, Emory University Men and Women Soccer, Georgia Express Futbol Club, Chiefs Futbol Club, United Futbol Academy, Norcross Soccer Academy, and Emory University Club Soccer and 25 local high school soccer teams. Or Emory Soccer Medicine Program is the only multi-disciplinary program for treatment and services in the state. Every Emory Soccer Medicine physician and staff member is a certified FIFA diplomat that recognizes them as an international specialist in the field of soccer medicine.

Our Approach to Common Soccer Injuries

Comprehensive care of the soccer athlete begins at the pre-performance level. Our team approach includes the following:

  • Pre-participation Physicals
  • Performance Enhancement
  • Injury Prevention
  • Educational Programs
  • Research

When it comes to soccer injury prevention, soccer athletes need an individualized program to focus on their athletic form and performance, which can maximize their ability as an athlete, while decreasing their risk of experiencing a soccer injury. When soccer injuries occur, the Emory team will be able to provide the highest quality medical care in an efficient manner, to safely return the athlete to their sport.

Common Soccer Injuries the Emory Team Treats

  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Muscle and Tendon Injuries
  • Youth Soccer Injuries
  • Concussions
  • ACL Tear
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Hamstring Strain
  • Overtraining/Overuse Injuries
  • Pediatric/Adolescent Soccer Injuries
  • Soccer Fractures
  • Soccer Knee Injuries
  • Low Back Pain

Soccer Medicine Conference Presentations

Physicians and athletic trainers from Emory Soccer Medicine Program delivered several presentations during an annual soccer medicine conference. The presentations are available as pdfs for download below.


Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Center - Brookhaven
21 Ortho Lane
Atlanta, GA 30324

Emory Sports Medicine – Dunwoody
4555 North Shallowford Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

Emory Sports Medicine – Johns Creek
6335 Hospital Parkway, Suite 302
Johns Creek, GA 30097