Does your child need to complete a sports physical before they can participate in their sport of choice at school this year? Let the board-certified physicians at FalconER Urgent Care perform your child’s physical to ensure they can play safely and without sustaining preventable injuries.
The team at FalconER is able to provide care for a wide variety of conditions virtually, including (but not limited to):
We are also able to provide COVID-19 testing virtually. FalconER is currently the only urgent care clinic in the Cranberry Twp. that still has COVID-19 tests available.
Telemedicine has proven to be the safest, most efficient way to provide medical care during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. Telemedicine can improve your access to medical care and facilitate a safe environment, enabling you to remain at home while speaking with your doctor. Additionally, should you need any tests (including COVID-19 testing), you won’t have to wait at the office for your results.
A sports physical, also known as a pre-participation physical examination (PPE), is an exam used to determine one’s ability to safely participate in sports. Most states require children and teens to undergo a sports physical before they can play a sport.
Sports physicals aim to prevent avoidable injuries, as well as:
The physician performing a sports physical will:
They typically last for one calendar year, although sometimes they must be repeated before each sports season. Check with your child’s school for specific requirements.