Health Check

Why do I need an annual checkup/routine physical?

 

Chronic diseases, illnesses, and major healthcare problems can be easily prevented by staying on top of your medical needs. A routine physical allows a physician to review your medical history to help identify any emerging healthcare risks, review your overall health, and see if there are any indicators of a serious medical event.


For example, routine checkups allow doctors to detect risks for heart attack and stroke, sexually transmitted disease, and cancer by performing the following biometric tests:

  • Blood Pressure readings

  • HIV screenings

  • Cholesterol checks

  • Heart rate readings

  • Cancer screenings

  • STD screenings

  • Respiratory rate readings

Procedure - General Physical Examination

Have you had your annual medical check-up?  If it has been awhile, you can receive a health check at Willis Urgent Care.

What to Expect

A general health check at Willis Urgent Care might include any of the following components:

  • Medical history: The doctor will begin by asking if you have any concerns or health issues. They will then address your lifestyle behaviors such as diet, exercise, tobacco and alcohol use, and sexual health. The doctor will also check your vaccination records and update your personal and family medical history for future reference.

  • Vital signs: Next, the doctor will complete several vital sign tests. They will take your blood pressure, evaluate your heart and respiration rate, and take your temperature. There may also be an examination of the teeth, tonsils, sinuses, eyes, lymph nodes, or thyroid gland.

  • General appearance: During the physical exam, the Willis Care provider will also observe your general appearance, including skin health, mobility, memory, and mental quickness.

Health Checks also provide an ideal opportunity to ask questions about medical conditions or situations you are cautious about.   Willis Urgent Care accepts multiple insurance carriers and provides low out-of-pocket rates for routine physicals. If you need to schedule a health check, walk-in to our clinic (Kroger parking lot) or use our convenient online check in to minimize your wait.

For more information on routine checkups see the following websites:

 

 

https://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/dr-appt-18/slideshow-checkups-needed

 

https://www.emedicinehealth.com/checkup/article_em.htm

Disclaimer: The links above are to sites independent of Willis Urgent Care. The information provided is for educational purposes only, and is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. If you have or suspect you may have a health problem, you should consult your doctor. Always follow your doctor’s recommendations regarding your specific medical questions, treatments, therapies, and other needs.

https://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/dr-appt-18/slideshow-checkups-needed

https://www.emedicinehealth.com/checkup/article_em.htm

Disclaimer: The links above are to sites independent of Willis Urgent Care. The information provided is for educational purposes only, and is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. If you have or suspect you may have a health problem, you should consult your doctor. Always follow your doctor’s recommendations regarding your specific medical questions, treatments, therapies, and other needs.

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Willis, Texas 77318

Phone:  936-228-7598

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