AFC Warrington provides sports physicals for children participating in school sports and other extracurricular activities!
AFC Urgent Care at Warrington is ready to help prepare the children for their school year especially for the kids who are to participate in sports. School children receives the attention and care they deserve a physical exam every once a year and it is a great way to ensure that the child receives the care and attention they need. This is especially true if the child is participating in any school sports or travel leagues. At AFC Urgent Care in Warrington, we offer specialized sports physical exams.
Sports physicals are important to ensure child’s safety and health. AFC Urgent Care at Warrington aims to provide the best patient care to every patient and every child. We are open from 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM on weekdays and 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM on weekends and are staffed with doctors. This helps us in offering the quality patient care at all times.
Most important reasons for conducting Sports physicals include:
• Ensure a child’s safe participation in sports activities
• Diagnose heart conditions or any life-threatening conditions
• Diagnose recent concussions or any other conditions that can inhibit participation in sports activities.
• Diagnose conditions such as eating disorders, lung conditions, or blood pressure so the doctors can put them on a care plan.
• Diagnose and rehabilitate old musculoskeletal injuries.
• Discuss and diagnose nutritional issues, stopping any alcohol or drugs that can hinder children’s participation in sports activities.
A physical exam on a regular basis is an important practice for children and adults of all ages and holds higher significance for students who participate in sports activities to shield the children from any illnesses or any conditions that may hinder the child’s participation in sports. our medical team will assess the children from top to toe to keep them as healthy and ensure adequate participation in sports or any such activities.
Our Medical team identifies various problems such as knee dislocation, femur injuries, elbow fractures, arrhythmia, abdominal mass, and any fevers by reviewing the injury history, vital signs, general exams, and medical history.
A physical exam is a simple and non-invasive procedure. Our doctors will evaluate the child’s vitals, blood pressure, heart rate respiration rate and full medical history. An evaluation of the child’s vision, ears, nose, throat, and abdomen is conducted. Our physician will also assess the child’s joints and posture. Our doctor can identify issues such as allergies or asthma or any serious issues by doing a regular physical exam.
If any further evaluations or diagnoses are required post examination, our doctors can perform a follow-up visit at AFC Warrington or any other specialists.
AFC Urgent Care at Warrington works with Titus, john Barclay and Mill Creek elementary schools, Tamanend middle school and other High schools within the Bucks County and the Warrington area to offer medical camps and sports physicals for all the students who participate in sports. AFC urgent care Warrington runs specials of $20 physicals during April – August every year to help the community and ensure that not a single student goes untested or un-diagnosed.