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The Importance of an In-Person Physical

During the COVID-19 pandemic, patients are understandably hesitant to go into their doctor’s office. Although telemedicine is a reliable option, seeing your doctor in person is invaluable. We are still encouraging patients to schedule their annual physicals!   We would much rather see you when you are well and catch illnesses when they are just beginning and often asymptomatic. The purpose of an annual wellness check is to prevent illness and screen for conditions that could jeopardize your health. As an example, the majority of those who learn at their annual physical that they have early diabetes or elevated cholesterol were unaware of these problems prior to the physical. In addition, we ensure that your mental health is in a good place as we screen for depression...