Your sports season starts with a sports physical, so get your physical from Mississippi Sports Medicine. Our Urgent Ortho Care Clinics offer $25 sports physicals year-round with no appointment necessary. With three convenient locations across the Jackson-Metro Area - we get you in, get you out, and get you back on the field! Click here to map an Urgent Ortho Care Clinic near you.
Get ready for organized sports with a pre-participation physical exam (PPPE). It's important for athletes to stay healthy and safe during training and while competing. The American College of Sports Medicine provides guidelines and suggestions to follow. Check out info and be informed.
MS Sports Medicine is thorough during a PPPE (pre-participation physical examination) to evaluate the athlete fully. We will focus on the following areas:
We will collect a comprehensive medical and family history. This is the cornerstone of the PPE and will focus on the athlete's abilities for their sport participation. The American Heart Association recommendations pre-participation cardiovascular screening for competitive athletes. The medical and family history provided by the athlete and the parents or guardians should always be reviewed carefully. Both parties should be questioned and specific answers confirmed to verify the most accurate information. Here are areas that will be evaluated: