What are sports and school physicals?
Physicals are an opportunity for healthcare providers to discuss important health issues with children and their parents or guardians. These exams can make sure that the child is healthy and physically prepared to participate in activities.
What is required?
During a sports or school physical our board-certified physicians will: Review your child’s medical history, Conduct a thorough physical examination, Provide a summary of the visit to the child’s primary care provider, Complete forms needed for sports or school participation (forms must be provided by parent/guardian). We will also offer information on signs of concussion to keep your athlete healthy.
Who should get a physical?
Sports, school and camp physicals are available for anyone 21 years and younger. Many states require these exams once a year or before participating in any physical activity at a school, camp or community organization. Minors must be accompanied by an adult chaperone or guardian and have parental/guardian permission.
What should you bring to the physical?
Bring any required forms for healthcare providers to complete.
What payments are accepted?
Most sports, school or camp physicals are not covered by insurance. Payment by cash, credit card or check is required at the time of service.