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Started by mayonewsreleases (@mayonewsreleases) · Mar 1, 2012

Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center Announces Schedule for Pre-Participation Physicals

ROCHESTER, Minn. — The Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center today announced the sports physicals schedule for high school athletes wishing to participate in athletic programs. The physicals will be performed from 8-11 a.m. on Saturday, March 3 at the Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center, Charlton Building, Desk LC. The cost of the exam is $20 per student. No appointments are necessary.

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Staff includes physicians and residents from Mayo's Departments of Orthopedic Surgery, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Internal Medicine and Family Medicine. In addition, athletic trainers and physical therapists provide assistance during the exams. Participating schools are: Century, Lourdes, John Marshall, and Mayo High Schools; Schaeffer Academy, John Adams, Kellogg, Willow Creek, and Friedell Middle Schools; Byron, Cannon Falls, Chatfield, Dover-Eyota, Fillmore Central, Goodhue, Grand Meadow, Hayfield, Kasson-Mantorville, Kenyon-Wanamingo, Kingsland, Lanesboro, LeRoy-Ostrander, Lewiston-Altura, Pine Island, Plainview-Elgin-Millville, Randolph, St. Charles, Southland, Stewartville, Triton, and Zumbrota-Mazeppa.

Forms for the physicals are available in the high school athletic offices and/or on the school Web sites. Please complete these forms prior to March 3 and bring them to the exam. If an athlete wears glasses or contact lenses, please bring them. If the athlete has a known medical condition, it is recommended that the individual be seen by his or her family care physician. Please contact Chad Eickhoff of the Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center by phone at 507-266-3461 or by email with questions.

Media Contact: Bryan Anderson, 507-284-5005 (days), newsbureau@mayo.edu

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