Prevention & Wellness Exams Specialist
Tucson Clinica Medica Familiar
A Private Medical Practice located in Santa Cruz Plaza, Tucson, AZ
The family medicine practitioners at Clinica Medica Familiar, believe that good health is more than being free of disease and illness. The team believes good health is a state of physical, mental, and social well-being. To promote patient health and well-being, the family medicine practice offers prevention and wellness exams. To schedule your prevention and wellness exam, contact the office nearest you by phone or online today.
Prevention & Wellness Exams Q & A
What are prevention and wellness exams?
Prevention and wellness exams are comprehensive evaluations focused on promoting good health and well-being.
Chronic disease, which includes any health condition that lasts three or more months, affects 133 million Americans. These diseases not only affect your physical health but may also lead to disabilities that affect your mental and social health. Many common chronic diseases, such as heart disease and Type 2 diabetes, can be prevented.
At Clinica Medica Familiar, the family medicine practitioners focus on disease prevention and health promotion. The team offers prevention and wellness exams to provide you with the tools and knowledge you need to optimize your health and prevent the onset of disease.
What can I expect during a prevention and wellness exam?
You can expect comprehensive and compassionate care when you come in for your prevention and wellness exam at Clinica Medica Familiar. During your exam, the team asks detailed questions to better understand your overall health and wellness. In addition to your health concerns and medical history, the team also asks about your diet, exercise routine, and life stresses.
The team then performs a physical exam, which may include various health screenings to assess your disease risk. Your health screenings may include:
Blood pressure check
Blood glucose test
Breast exam for women
Prostate check for men
Depending on your age, the team may also recommend colon cancer screening or a bone density test for osteoporosis.
After your exam, the team reviews their findings with you and together you develop a plan focused on preventing disease and promoting overall health and wellness. Your plan may include vaccinations, diet modification, an exercise program, and techniques to manage stress.
Who can benefit from a prevention and wellness exam?
Anyone can benefit from a prevention and wellness exam. The team at Clinica Medica Familiar provides comprehensive care for patients of all ages, including children, adults, and seniors. In fact, the family medicine practice specializes in geriatric care, providing the comprehensive care older adults need to better manage their health and improve their quality of life.
No matter your age or health needs, the team ensures you get the best quality of care.
To schedule your prevention and wellness exam, contact the Clinica Medica Familiar office most convenient to you by phone or online today.