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Back-to-school exams

Get forms signed for fall sports


Don’t miss a day of practice

Get ready for fall sports by scheduling back-to-school exams now. Choose from more than 55 HealthPartners and Park Nicollet Clinic locations near you, including St. Cloud and Stillwater Medical Group. Bring any sports or school-required forms to your appointment and we’ll help you complete them.

Get an early start

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, children in school athletics should get sports physical exams at least six weeks before the start of the season. This allows time to tackle any new health concerns and rehab lingering injuries. Many minor nagging injuries can be related to bigger alignment and health issues. A back-to-school exam is also the perfect time to check in on your child’s overall health and well-being.

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Get in before August 13

Aug. 13 is the first day of practice for most fall sports. That means sports physicals need to be done by then. Bring your kids in now to ensure they can start on time.

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More than a sports physical

Our doctors make the emotional and developmental needs of your child a priority. We’ll answer your questions about behaviors, learning disorders and more.

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Safety tips for active kids

Wearing protective gear like helmets, mouth guards and shin guards can prevent trips to urgent care. Make sure your kids wear protective gear during practices, too.

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