High school athletes receive free physicals

28th May, 2015 by

By Edward Stoner

VAIL — Nearly 250 high school boys and girls received free physical exams on May 16 from volunteer physicians and athletic trainers from Vail Valley Medical Center and The Steadman Clinic. Runners, skiers, dancers, football and ice hockey players were screened for vision and hearing; heart, blood pressure and pulse; as well as general health, and all incoming freshmen received baseline testing for concussions. In addition, the student athletes and their parents received education on injury prevention, when to return to sport after injury, concussions and physical rehabilitation.“VVMC and The Steadman Clinic have partnered to offer this service for almost …

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