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Aurora BayCare Medical Center Offers Sports Physicals for High School Athletes

Monday, July 07, 2008

Student athletes participating in Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) sports can now register for a sports physical and assessment at Aurora BayCare Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Center that includes:

  • A full health screening by a physician.
  • An evaluation of any muscle/skeletal issues by an orthopedic surgeon, if needed.
  • A variety of interactive stations to measure flexibility and strength.
  • A video-based program to diagnose students who may be at risk for ACL injuries.
  • A functional assessment.

Sports physicals are available on July 14, 15 or 16 and August 5, 6 or 7 from 5 to 8 p.m. each day. Appointments will be held at the new Aurora BayCare Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Center located at 1160 Kepler Drive next to Aurora BayCare Medical Center in the Interstate 43 Business Park on Green Bay’s east side. Register online at www.AuroraBayCare.com/SportsMed. For more information, call (920) 288-5400.

The sports physicals meet school and WIAA requirements. A $30 fee for the sports physical will be donated to the student’s athletic club or school’s athletic department.

Students should dress in shorts and gym shoes and bring their sports card. A parent or guardian must accompany the athlete or sign a parental consent form. Forms can be downloaded at www.aurorabaycare.com/sportsmed.

Aurora BayCare Sports Medicine is the area’s exclusive provider of Athletic Republic, a high-profile performance enhancement program.

Aurora BayCare Medical Center is a 167-bed, full-service tertiary care hospital offering trauma, neonatal, cardiac, cancer, neurological, orthopedic, women’s health and critical care services. It is located at 2845 Greenbrier Road on Green Bay’s east side and opened in September 2001 as a joint effort of Aurora Health Care and BayCare Clinic.

Aurora Health Care is a not-for-profit Wisconsin health care provider and a nationally recognized leader in efforts to improve the quality of health care. Aurora offers services at sites in more than 90 communities throughout eastern Wisconsin.

BayCare Clinic is the largest physician-owned specialty-care clinic in Northeast Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. It is comprised of 100 specialty physicians with expertise in more than 20 specialties. BayCare Clinic physicians have served patients in Green Bay and the surrounding region for more than 25 years.

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Contact: Jen Strebel (920-496-6369)

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