Freeman provides free physicals to area school athletes
July 20, 2012
Freeman Rehabilitation and Sports Center will offer free annual preparticipation physical exams to an estimated 1,000 local high school and college athletes.
JOPLIN, Mo.—Freeman Rehabilitation and Sports Center will offer free annual preparticipation physical exams to about 1,000 local high school and college athletes. The free physicals are available Monday, July 23 and Tuesday, July 24 at the newly constructed Freeman Rehabilitation and Sports Center, located at 2206 East 32nd Street.
For 21 years, Freeman has proudly provided this service to the community. More than 75 Freeman doctors, nurses, therapists, and clinicians volunteer their time and talent each night to assist with these annual physicals.
Parental consent is required for participation. Consent forms, available at Freeman Rehabilitation and Sports Center, may be signed at the time of the physical. For more information, please contact Freeman Rehabilitation and Sports Center at 417.347.3737 or visit freemanhealth.com/preseason-physicals.
Monday, July 23
Thomas Jefferson Independent Day School
Ozark Christian College
Columbus High School
Sarcoxie High School
Sarcoxie Middle School
Joplin High School (junior and seniors)
Joplin High School (freshman and sophomores)
Joplin 8th grade
Joplin 7th grade
Children of Freeman Health System
employees (Junior and senior high students)
Tuesday, July 24
Baxter Springs High School
Baxter Springs Middle School
Riverton High School
Riverton Middle School
College Heights Christian School
Seneca High School
Seneca Middle School
About Freeman Health System
Based in Joplin, Missouri, Freeman Health System is the area’s only locally owned, not-for-profit health system, serving southwest Missouri, southeast Kansas, northeast Oklahoma, and northwest Arkansas. Freeman provides comprehensive healthcare and behavioral health services, including cancer care, heart and vascular care, neurosciences, orthopaedics, and women’s services, with more than 300 physicians representing 60 specialties. For more information, visit freemanhealth.com or facebook.com/freemanhealthsystem, or follow Freeman President and Chief Executive Officer Paula Baker at twitter.com/freemanceo.