Sport & Camp Physicals in Bedford, MA
During the school year and summer season, it’s hard to schedule in your child’s physical, especially when it’s necessary if they play sports. Because many schools require a sports physical for every student athlete, it’s important to make sure your child has an exam administered to determine if they are eligible to participate in extracurricular activities.
At AFC Urgent Care Bedford, our team of experienced providers can conduct your child’s sports physical to make sure they are ready for their season. Health and safety are our priorities, so we have designed a comprehensive exam with your child’s needs in mind.
What is Included in a Sports Physical?
Our providers are able to conduct a physical efficiently to help get your back to your daily life. We know how important it is to keep your child safe during the activities they love.
Camps and sports often include outdoor activities that include exercise and things to get their heart pumping. We want your child to participate in these activities safely.
During the exam, the doctor will:
- Review medical history
- Record height, weight, blood pressure, pulse, vision, heart, etc.
- Evaluate posture, flexibility, strength, and balance
Why are Sports Physicals Required?
Physical exams are often required in schools, camps, and for sports throughout the year. Not only are the designed to ensure the safety of your child, but they’re also meant for the safety of other children.
During the exam, your child can get all of their vaccinations up-to-date to help keep them and other children healthy. Vaccines are available to keep preventable illnesses from spreading.
Contact AFC Urgent Care Bedford
Our walk-in center makes it hassle free to come in any day of the week. We work with a range of health insurances, as well as offer low-cost physicals for self-pay patients. We provide convenience and affordability to all patients in the area.