Incline hospital completes 61 sports physicals for local youth | SierraSun.com

Incline hospital completes 61 sports physicals for local youth

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INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Incline Village Community Hospital raised funds for local youth sports programs by providing a low-cost Sports Physical Clinic on August 6.

Sixty-one student athletes were provided with five functional movement-screening stations; a sports nutrition education station; blood pressure, vision and height/weight testing; and sports physical examinations.

The average time for each athlete to complete the process was 60 minutes. The cost for each physical was $25, which will be donated to Incline High School athletics and Pop Warner football.

The clinic was staffed by a volunteer group of healthcare professionals and community members, who provided expert care and education to the student athletes.

Volunteers included Dr. Johanna Koch, Dr. Monica Courey, Dr. Robert Rupp, and Dr. Oleg Vayner.

Other volunteers included: Autumn Apgar, Physician Assistant; Caroline May, Nursing Student; Mike Coudriet, Registered Nurse; Ken Leijon, Paramedic; Ryan Solberg, Physical Therapist; Michelle Thomas, Physical Therapist; Rachel Jenson, Physical Therapist; Amanda Mueller, Physical Therapist; Shaun Comstock, Physical Therapy Assistant; Kelly Brennan, Registered Dietician; Rebecca Taylor, Physical Therapy Aide; Kyle Wickman, Physical Therapy Aide; Eileen May and Ian Jolley, Community Members; and Rosalind Jolley, with the Incline Clinic, who was assisted by, Shelia Leijon, IVCH Community Outreach Coordinator.

This article was submitted by Tahoe Forest Health System. For more information on programs offered by IVCH (which is a service of TFHS), visit tfhd.com, or contact Leijon at 775-888-4262 or sleijon@tfhd.com.