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Renown to offer physicals for school athletes Oct. 10



renown_brochure_091006_b-4Renown Medical Group wants to help get every athlete’s sports season off to an amazing start with a school sports physical at one of eight convenient locations in Reno, Sparks and Fernley. Sports Physical Day at Renown Medical Group locations will take place Saturday, Oct. 10 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is only $35 and no appointment is needed.

“School sports physicals identify and deal with health problems that might interfere with participation in a sport,” said John Cassani, D.O. medical director of Renown Medical Group. “The pre-participation sports physical is a complete physical that pays special attention to the cardiopulmonary and the muscle-skeletal systems. The main purpose of this exam is to recognize and assist children who are at risk for illness, injury, or sudden death during sports activities.”

Sports physical day locations:

1075 North Hills Boulevard, Reno
975 Ryland Street, Reno
4971 Summit Ridge Drive, Reno
10085 Double R Boulevard, Reno
15 McCabe Drive, Reno
910 Vista Boulevard, Sparks
202 Los Altos Parkway, Spanish Springs
1343 West Newlands Drive, Fernley

Athletes must have a parent or guardian present and are asked to bring the school’s clearance form. For more information, call 775-982-5000 or visit www.renown.org/sportsphysicals.

Bob Conrad
Bob Conradhttp://thisisreno.com
Bob Conrad is publisher, editor and co-founder of This Is Reno. He has served in communications positions for various state agencies and earned a doctorate in educational leadership from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2011. He is also a part time instructor at UNR and sits on the boards of the Nevada Press Association and Nevada Open Government Coalition.