Physical exams are an essential part of preventive health. These visits focus on checking your current medical condition and getting the screenings needed for your current age, sex, and overall health.
Your health team includes patient education as part of each physical exam. You’ll learn ways to manage stress, get the right amount of exercise, and prevent chronic disease or manage existing health conditions.
Your annual physicals are also an opportunity to ask questions or express concerns. Wondering if you should add supplements to your diet? Thinking about ways you might improve your sleep quality? Your physicals are the best place to get those answers from a trusted medical professional.
The initial part of the visit usually focuses on gathering information about your vital signs and overall health. Some things to expect include checks of your:
LuZcare also offers immigration and DOT physicals. These physicals are often needed in the workplace or for immigration purposes.
If you need additional screenings, you can schedule those at the time of your exam. LuZcare offers in-house EKG and pulmonary function tests, as well as routine blood work and labs. You can even get vaccines during your physicals.
Occasionally, you might need a specific type of physical exam. Some employers require specialized exams as part of their employment process. Immigration physicals are part of the process of becoming a naturalized citizen. The LuzCare team is also DOT certified to perform physicals for the Department of Transportation.
If you are traveling for work or leisure, you might also need a different type of exam, as well as specific vaccines depending on the area you plan to visit. Even organized sports organizations sometimes require a physical exam prior to practice or play.
The LuZcare team offers numerous specialized physicals, including exams tailored to meet the requirements of sports groups, DOT exams, school registration, and much more. Call the office to learn more about available options, or you can book an exam using the easy online scheduling tool.