Your annual wellness exam is the key to staying healthy, preventing disease, and living the longest life possible. The team at Patrick County Family Practice offers comprehensive health care at their office in Stuart, Virginia. They use their extensive experience to identify subtle signs of potential health problems, determine your risk for disease, and develop a customized plan that promotes wellness.
The goal of your annual wellness exam is to prevent health conditions by catching signs of problems at an early stage, long before you have symptoms and with enough time to stop the developing condition from worsening. At Patrick County Family Practice we believe prevention and early detection are very important factors in overall health and wellness.
A wellness exam gives your Patrick County Family Practice time to assess your overall health, evaluate your risk factors for chronic diseases, and run routine lab tests to be sure you don’t have signs of inflammation, high cholesterol, or diabetes.
During your wellness exam, the team at Patrick County Family Practice reviews your medical history, checks your weight, blood pressure, and heart rate, and performs a complete physical exam. Depending on your age, overall health, and the results of your exam, they may order lab work as well.
As family practitioners, Patrick County Family Practice offers the full scope of services for patients of all ages. The services you receive depend on your individual needs.
Patrick County Family Practice Wellness Services:
- Well-child exams
- Developmental screenings
- Women’s health care, including Pap tests, menopause, perimenopause
- Men’s health care, including testicular and prostate exams
- Any necessary vaccinations
- Diet and exercise counseling
- Anxiety and depression screening and treatment
- For the team at Patrick County Family Practice, an important part of promoting your wellness is working with you to prevent chronic diseases such as diabetes, high blood pressure (hypertension), high cholesterol, and cardiovascular disease. If you have a chronic disease, you can count on the team’s ongoing support to keep it under control.
The team at Patrick County Family Practice also have another important goal in mind when you come in for a wellness exam — they want to talk with you and hear about your concerns. Whether you’d like to lose weight or you have a nagging pain, no concern is too small or unimportant.
The team at Patrick County Family Practice offer several types of screenings on-site. They also remind you when it’s time for health screenings they don’t provide.
Adult health screenings:
- Colorectal cancer
- Breast cancer
- Prostate cancer
- Lung cancer
- Skin cancer
- Cervical cancer
- Abdominal aortic aneurysm
A comprehensive Annual Wellness Visit gives you and Patrick County Family Practice a complete picture of your health and what you can do to be healthier. The more you know about your health, the more likely you are to be your own health and wellness advocate. Schedule your Annual Wellness Exam today and have a great conversation with Patrick County Family Practice and stay healthy!
If you have questions about your health or you’d like to schedule an annual wellness exam, call Patrick County Family Practice or use the online booking feature.