County sports physicals help young athletes

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Volunteers each year help make Pulaski County Sports Physical Day a big success.

By DAVID GRAVELY

editor@southwesttimes.com

Each year a group of doctors, nurses and other volunteers work together to ensure that Pulaski County athletes have a chance to get their annual Virginia High School League physicals knocked out before the start of the fall sports seasons.

The physicals, which are required before any student is allowed to participate in sports, are an easy way to not only make sure students are healthy enough to play sports, but also possibly catch any unknown issues that could cause the student even bigger problems.

 

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