Free sports physicals offered June 8
The experts at UH Sports Medicine and UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital are holding a sports physical event at UH St. John Medical Center in Westlake on Saturday, June 8, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This event – which will occur in the hospital’s outpatient surgery wing – is free and open to all students aged 13 and older who are required to receive a physical before starting a school-sanctioned program.
The sports physicals are multifaceted exams for school athletes, including vision, musculoskeletal and cardiac risk assessments. They do not replace an annual well check-up with a pediatrician.
To participate, student athletes should download the OHSAA (Ohio High School Athletic Association) physical form from their school’s website or ohsaa.org and bring it with them to the event. The student’s medical history forms that have been signed by a parent or guardian are required as well.
To reserve a spot for a student athlete, visit eventbrite.com (search for "sports physical" in Westlake). The deadline to RSVP is Thursday, June 6.
UH St. John Medical Center is located at 29000 Center Ridge Road. Questions about the event can be directed to SportsMedicinePhysicals@UHhospitals.org.