Your child needs a sports physical to play organized sports, A sports physical is a comprehensive physical examination in which your provider determines if you or your child is healthy enough to compete in sports training and competitions safely.
Schools and sports teams might require a sports physical prior to participation. Physical examinations can detect or rule out heart issues and other potentially serious health problems.
During a vital signs check, Jupiter Gardens specialist evaluates your weight, pulse, temperature, blood pressure, and other vital signs to screen for medical problems.
Your provider reviews your medical history to screen for disease risk factors. They ask questions about medications you may take, past diagnoses, prior surgeries, and family history of disease.
During the physical examination portion of a sports physical, your doctor evaluates your eyes, ears, throat, breathing, heartbeat, limbs, reflexes, and more. They look for signs of illness, disease, or injury that might require further evaluation or treatment.
If you’re at risk of a health problem or your provider detects signs of one during screening or your exam, they might recommend you undergo specific diagnostic tests. Examples include allergy or asthma testing, urine tests, blood tests, heart function tests, X-rays, or other diagnostic imaging procedures.