Freeman offers free physicals to area athletes

Thursday, July 22, 2010 - Freeman offers free physicals to area athletes

JOPLIN, Mo.—Freeman Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine offers free annual preparticipation physical exams for athletes attending area high schools and colleges. The free physicals take place Monday, August 2, and Tuesday, August 3, in the David A. Ball, MD, Medical Building, 1111 McIntosh Circle Drive, Joplin, Missouri.


For 19 years, Freeman has proudly provided this service to the community. More than 75 Freeman doctors, nurses, therapists, and clinicians volunteer their time and talents to assist with these annual physicals.


Parental consent is required for participation. Parental consent forms, available from Freeman Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, may be signed at the time of the physical. For more information, please contact Freeman Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, 417.347.3737. 


Monday, August 2

6 pm                            Thomas Jefferson Independent Day School
                                    Ozark Christian College
                                    Columbus High School


6:15 pm                        Sarcoxie High School/Middle School


6:30 pm                        Joplin High School – juniors and seniors                                   


7 pm                             Joplin High School – freshmen and sophomores


7:30 pm                        Joplin middle schools – eighth graders


8 pm                             Joplin middle schools – seventh graders            


Tuesday, August 3

6 pm                            Riverton High School   


6:15 pm                       Riverton Middle School                                   


6:45 pm                       Baxter Springs High School


7:00 pm                        Baxter Springs Middle School


7:30 pm                        College Heights Christian School


7:45 pm                        Crowder College




About Freeman Health System

Not-for-profit, community-owned, and locally governed, Freeman Health System is a 404-bed, three-hospital system. Based in Joplin, the fourth largest metropolitan area in Missouri, Freeman provides comprehensive healthcare and behavioral health services to an area that includes more than 450,000 residents from Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas.

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