What is an annual physical primary care exam?
Annual physical exams enable your primary care provider to evaluate your health, address health issues and concerns, and discuss preventative care measures. Routine exams can help detect potential health issues early and allow intervention before health issues escalate or arise.
What is included in your annual physical exam?
All regular annual physical exams at ARC include:
- Blood pressure check
- Depression screening
- Family medical history screening
- Heart rate check
- Height and weight check
- Physical exam
- Respiratory rate check
- Temperature check
- Tobacco use screening
- Sexual health screening and appropriate lab testing as needed
Additionally, depending on your age and risk factors, your ARC provider will discuss and help you make shared decisions about: