Being diagnosed with MS can bring about mixed feelings. Of course, you're not happy to learn that you have a chronic nerve condition. At the same time, it can be a relief to finally have an explanation for the symptoms you've been experiencing. Your next step, after diagnosis, will be to work with your neurologist to find a treatment or combination of treatments that help keep your symptoms under control and delay the progression of your MS.
For many children, medical physicals are part of going to school. Schools may require that students get regular physicals to ensure that they are safe. Additionally, they may require that children get vaccinations.
Are you unsure about why your child needs a physical? Do you want to learn more about what to expect during these physicals? This is what you need to know about those appointments.
What Happens During a School Physical?