Have you figured out where to get a sports physical for your student athlete?
Back to school means the end of summer and the beginning of school sports. Most schools will require a specific sports physical form be filled out before your child can participate. If you wait until the last minute, you are likely to find that your child’s pediatrician is booked out past the paperwork deadline. Don’t let your student athlete miss out on a great opportunity.
Where to get a sports physical
There are a few places you can get a sports physical for your child. They will vary in cost and in the speed at which they can fit you in for an appointment.
- Primary care pediatrician: Not always able to schedule your child for a sports physical in a timely manner
- Pharmacy clinic: May have a long wait time and a higher price
- Colorado Springs Orthopaedic Group Express Care Clinic: Able to treat urgent bone and joint care needs as well as conduct sports physicals
Colorado Springs Orthopedic Group Express Care for sports physicals
The Express Care Clinic has expanded hours to be accessible around your work and school schedules. We are open Monday-Friday 9am-7pm and Saturday 10am-2pm. Our providers will get you in and out in a timely manner and provide all of the documentation you need to get your child on the field or court. This is generally a quick exam, and no appointment is necessary. Call 719-622-4550 if you have any further questions, or visit our clinic at 4110 Briargate Parkway, Suite 145; Conveniently located on the first floor of our Briargate office.
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