What’s the Difference Between a Sports Physical and a School Physical?

Sports physicals are specific to a sport and are focused on injury prevention. A RediClinic sports physical consists of two parts: a health history and a physical examination. Using information gathered from the exam and the patient’s health history, a clinician may be able to detect heart-related issues and uncover risk factors that could trigger […] Read more »

Get in the Game with School Sports Physicals

School sports physicals determine if it is safe for students to participate in a sport. Physicals can detect heart-related issues and uncover medical histories that could trigger heat exhaustion or other illnesses that can occur during strenuous physical activity. Most sports programs require a physical exam prior to participation, while others only recommend them. RediClinic […] Read more »

Is Your Child Ready for the School Sports Season?

Get ready … and get set for summer activities and school sports with a sports physical at your neighborhood RediClinic! School sports programs are an important step to help kids establish active lifestyle habits that can encourage them to remain active through their teen and adult years. In addition, research strongly suggests that playing sports […] Read more »

It’s Time to Get a Jump Start on Camp Physicals

If your child is planning to attend a summer camp for the first time this year, you’ve both got an adventure ahead! Summer camp can do wonders for kids’ confidence and sense of independence while giving parents some much-needed downtime. The key to preparing for this experience is to start early with a camp physical […] Read more »

Get in the Game with a School Sports Physical

Most participants in school sports are required to complete a pre-participation physical assessment, also called a school sports physical. RediClinic offers sports physicals at all walk-in clinic locations in Texas, Baltimore/Washington, D.C., Philadelphia and Seattle. Goals of a Sports Physical Sports physicals consist of two evaluations: a review of your child’s health history and a […] Read more »