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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...

Preventative Care During Coronavirus

Our desire is that patients will continue to follow best practices for safety during the pandemic, while still seeking preventative care. Effective May 4th, we are resuming regular well-checks for patients.  The benefits of regular check-ups include: Reduce your risk of getting sickDetect potentially life-threatening health conditions or diseases earlyIncrease chances for treatment and cureLimits the risk of complications by closely monitoring existing conditionsIncrease lifespan and improve healthReduce healthcare costs over time by avoiding costly medical servicesForm a good partnership with the doctor so treatment can be more efficientGet updated on new medical information or technologies that are available ...