Our urgent care providers are proficient in performing your student athlete’s sports physical in Novi MI and are looking forward to taking care of you.
Sports Physicals in Novi MI
Medical providers will review your athlete’s medical history and then perform a detailed physical exam. Based on their findings they will recommend any possible limitations on physical activity.
Medical history review:
A medical history review is just as important as a medical examination. Knowing about any past illnesses, surgeries, or conditions will help diagnose problems and prevent complications in the future.
We will check your child’s pulse, blood pressure, and pulse oxygen to ensure normal vitals. We’ll also document his/ her weight and height.
An eye exam checks for normal vision and evaluates whether your child needs prescription lenses or if his/her current prescription may need to be adjusted.
We will check your child’s ears, nose, throat, heart, lungs, and abdomen. We will also perform a neurologic exam to make sure no abnormalities are present.
Joints and flexibility:
By testing your child’s strength, flexibility, and joints, we can identify any areas that may be prone to injury or that may impede the ability to participate in a sport.
We are often asked if we can treat people over the phone for sports physicals in Novi MI. While some conditions may permit a telemed visit, most ailments are better diagnosed when we can put our eyes on our patients. Most conditions are common but we can often find something on an exam that may point us in a direction to a better diagnosis.
One of the things we take pride in is that we make sure to communicate with your primary provider when we make a diagnosis or get closer to figuring out why you have your current symptoms. After your visit we will send over any results we have from tests that we perform and any paperwork that will help your primary doctor continue to care for you. We understand what it means to be patient centered!
If we find anything concerning that needs more testing we can make recommendations to you that you can give to your primary care provider.