Wellness exams help you to maintain your overall health as well as to catch health problems before they occur. We believe prevention is key. That's why we don't just want to see you when you're sick, but also when you're healthy.
An annual wellness exam is vital to preventative health. It is a routine visit with your primary care provider that allows for an assessment of your overall health. These yearly wellness exams help catch and diagnose any medical conditions or complications in their early stages.
A wellness exam allows you and your provider the opportunity to discuss your health and any issues or concerns you may have. During your visit, your doctor will ask you questions about your family medical history, your personal medical history, and any current medications and supplements you are taking. Your wellness exam may also include the following:
Together, you and your doctor will discuss your overall health, possible health risks, and a suitable prevention plan to help keep you healthy.
An annual physical exam is more extensive than a wellness exam. During an annual wellness exam, the doctor doesn’t usually physically examine you, such as inspecting your eyes, ears, nose, and throat. Typically, only a health assessment is completed during a wellness exam.
There is no preparation necessary for your wellness exam. You should, however, bring the following with you to your visit:
Wellness exams help to prevent and fight diseases. These visits utilize screenings and assessments to detect underlying health conditions. By diagnosing and treating illnesses early, it helps to maintain your health and increase your life span.
Don’t wait; schedule your annual wellness exam today. Our providers are ready to join you on your journey to Better Health.