River Parishes Hospital provides physicals to area athletes & kids
Physicals were provided at a cost of $5 each, which was in turn donated back to the schools' athletic departments.
Four area high schools participated in the physical clinic, including St. James High School, East St. John High School, West St. John High School and Destrehan High School.
Several hospital physicians were on-hand, including Brad Thompson, MD, Christy Montegut, MD, Andrew St. Martin, MD, Charles McGaff, MD, and William Johnson, MD, as well as staff from the hospital's Physical Therapy Department, Marketing Department, Occupational Medicine Clinic and Surgical Services.
Hospital staff also provided on-site physicals for the athletes at St. Charles Catholic High School.
Now the hospital is getting ready for its annual Saturday Sports Clinics. The clinics are open every Saturday during the 10-week football season to treat and counsel injured athletes.
"We are happy to provide physicals for our high school athletes in the hopes of having a safe and prosperous athletic season," said Carrie Fisk, Marketing Director.
"If the need arises, we will be available for consultation through our Saturday morning clinics to assess any injuries and ensure a safe and quick return to the playing field."
Subscribe Today and Save!!!
St. Charles Herald-Guide is an award-winning newspaper that covers all aspects of St. Charles Parish - from schools and parish government news to social events, features on our local residents and sports.
Order your subscription today!
The pit bull thrown from I-310 into the swamp beneath in early October has found a...
Under the great oaks of Destrehan Plantation, Mary Alice Smith and her husband,...
St. Charles Parish’s heroin overdoses could reach four with confirmation of the...
Before they all left for Thanksgiving break, area elementary students were asked...
A New Orleans man has been reported dead from an apparent gunshot wound to the head...
While many of the teams remaining in the prep football postseason will be adjusting...
Bent's RV is a Full Service RV Dealership in Louisiana.
Parish president victory still sinking in for Cochran - 501 views
Larry Cochran is still getting used to the election results that say he won the St. Charles Parish president race, but that didn’t stop him from having a “great” meeting with outgoing President V.J. St. Pierre and setting up his transition team.