Twins Cities Orthopedics and Ridgeview Medical Center are partnering to offer free MSHSL sports qualifying physicals at the TCO Waconia location (560 South Maple Street, #200) on Thursday, Aug. 1 from 5-8 p.m.
Appointments are encouraged and space is limited. Priority and a one hour time block will be given to those who RSVP to SportsPhysicals@TCOmn.com or call (952) 512-5647. Walk-ins are welcome but are not guaranteed to be seen. Students who register two or more days in advance will be entered into a drawing for an iPad mini.
Free physicals will also be offered at other Minnesota TCO locations through Aug. 8. Visit the website for more.
Physicians, athletic trainers, and staff from TCO and Ridgeview Medical Center will conduct the physicals, which will include: height, weight, vitals, vision, and a review of medications and/or allergy status; complete physical exam (heart, lungs, neuro); and a complete musculoskeletal exam.
All participating student-athletes will receive free drawstring backpacks, drinks, and nutrition bars. Screenings are intended for the generally healthy athlete without any known preexisting health problems. Individuals with diagnosed health conditions should consult with their physician for a more in-depth physical.
To learn more about Twin Cities Orthopedics or Ridgeview Medical Center, visited their respected websites at TCOmn.com and www.ridgeviewmedical.com.