Orthopedic Specialists & Sports Medicine is offering free sports physicals for local athletes entering grades 9, 10, 11 and 12 at their Granville office, located at 2750 Newark-Granville Road. The event will be held on Saturday, May 14, from 8 to 11 a.m. No appointment is required. Athletes, parents and coaches can contact the practice with any questions at (740) 788-9220. 

When going into Orthopedic Specialists & Sports Medicine for a free sports physical, athletes must: 
—    Be accompanied by a parent if under 18.
—    Wear a T-shirt and shorts.
—    Bring filled-out forms from their school’s website.
—    Have their family medical history and a list of any medications.

“Our staff at Orthopedic Specialists & Sports Medicine is dedicated to keeping our area student-athletes safe, healthy and ready to perform at their best,” says Dr. Edward Westerheide, board-certified orthopedic surgeon at Orthopedic Specialists & Sports Medicine. “That’s why we are offering free sports physicals for local athletes. We want our community to receive the highest level of care they deserve in an affordable manner.”

For more information about Orthopedic Specialists & Sports Medicine, please call (740) 788-9220.