Physicals In Clarksburg & Montgomery Village, MD
How a school physical from your pediatrician in Clarksburg & Montgomery Village, MD, can protect your child’s health
Before your child attends school, your child will need a school physical. Routine school physicals are important for many reasons. They protect your child’s health, and the health of others. The pediatricians at Clarksburg Pediatrics in Clarksburg & Montgomery Village, MD, provide a wide range of children’s medical services, including school physicals to protect your child’s health.
School physicals are easy, but they do require several steps. During your child’s physical, the pediatrician will:
If your child’s school physical also includes a sports physical, your pediatrician will also check your child’s muscular strength, flexibility, and balance to make sure your child is healthy enough to play a sport.
A school physical also includes making sure your child is current on all immunizations. You must show proof of immunizations before your child attends school, and your pediatrician can provide you with the documentation you need.
According to the CDC, required immunizations from birth to 18 years old include:
School physicals are an important way to keep on top of your child's health. Call Clarksburg Pediatrics at our Montgomery Village office at (301) 869-6461 or our Clarksburg office at (301) 528-8181 to schedule your child's physical.