Before your child signs up for baseball, soccer, or any other sport, schedule a physical at Pediatric Care of Four Corners. At the Davenport, Florida, pediatric office, Eiman ElSayed, MD, and her experienced medical team offer comprehensive physicals to meet the requirements of schools, sports groups, and driver’s license applications.
Why does my child need a physical?
A physical is often a requirement of schools and organized sports, to ensure your child is healthy enough to participate in certain activities.
The team at Pediatric Care of Four Corners provides physicals that meet the requirements of:
Department of Motor Vehicles (drivers licenses).
What happens during a physical?
During your child’s physical, the Pediatric Care of Four Corners team takes time to review their personal and family medical history, any existing health conditions, and any new symptoms or concerns you have about your child. As part of the physical exam, the team notes important information about your child’s:
What are the benefits of a physical?
A physical exam is often required by organized activities. However, even when they aren’t required, it’s a good idea to schedule a regular physical for your child. Through a complete physical, the Pediatric Care of Four Corners medical team can identify early warning signs of underlying health problems that may go unnoticed until it’s too late. Physical exam appointments are also a great time for the team to discuss risks of certain activities in an age-appropriate way, such as the use of illegal or performance-enhancing drugs and negative peer pressure.