Offering Sports Physicals on a Walk-In Basis in Norwalk, CT
When your child needs a sports physical but it’s outside of normal business hours, where will you turn? How about when the season is quickly approaching and you simply don’t have time to wait for an open appointment slot with your child’s pediatrician? If you’re in Norwalk, Connecticut, or the surrounding area, you can rely on PhysicianOne Urgent Care. We proudly offer walk-in sports physicals for families in this community.
What to Expect
If your child is new to playing sports, you may be wondering what a sports physical is and how it differs from an annual physical. While annual physicals tend to be more comprehensive—also considering a child’s developmental, emotional, and social health—a sports physical is focused on determining whether there are any health issues that would prevent a child from participating in their chosen sport. To reach this determination, one of our experienced providers will review your child’s medical and family histories and then conduct a physical examination.
If you’re concerned about whether your child will be able to participate, don’t give up hope—in many cases, accommodations can be made in order to ensure a safe playing experience. For instance, if your child has asthma, we might be able to prescribe a special inhaler for them to use at practice and during games. We’ll be happy to answer your questions and provide you with recommendations that are tailored to your child’s specific needs.
Sports Physical Pricing
Many parents and caregivers expect that their child’s sports physical will be covered by insurance, but that’s typically not the case. Because insurance carriers usually limit coverage to just one physical examination per year (your child’s annual physical), the cost of sports physicals generally has to be paid out of pocket. At PhysicianOne Urgent Care, we charge an $80 flat fee for school, sports, and camp physicals, payable by cash, debit, or credit card.
Visit Us Today
Choose PhysicianOne Urgent Care for your child’s next sports physical. Our Norwalk immediate care center, which you’ll find in the old Hour Building at 346 Main Avenue, is open 365 days per year with extended hours. You can walk in whenever it’s most convenient for you or check in online ahead of time to reserve your spot in line. Either way, make sure to bring your child’s sports physical form, their most recent immunization record, your driver’s license, and your insurance card (if applicable).