Video: Does your child need a sports physical?

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With back-to-school season in full swing – hello, August! – you’re likely wondering whether your child needs an annual physical, or, if they’re competing in sports, a sports physical.

Dr. James Hahn,  a pediatric sports medicine specialist with St. Elizabeth Physicians, explains what sports physicals are, and when it’s the right time to bring your child in to get one.

As Hahn explains, sports physicals are not intended to replace your child’s annual check-up. To learn more about the difference between the two exams, click here.