Back-to-school time isn’t just about freshly sharpened pencils or shiny new school supplies- it usually signals to parents that it’s also time for a child’s annual physical. Whether your child is heading back to the classroom or getting involved in sports, we can help make sure they are on the right track for a healthy and safe school year.
- Measurement of height and weight
- Blood pressure and pulse test
- Examination of ears, nose, throat, abdomen, heart and lungs
- Musculoskeletal examination
- Vision screening
- Nutrition and wellness guidance
Sports physicals are typically very similar to school physicals, with the additional discussion of sport-specific physical concerns and evaluation. Your child’s sports physical will help identify any health concerns or conditions that could hinder their ability to safely participate in particular activities. Depending on the school’s sports policy, the sport physical may require additional tests.