It may be something you do every year, but do you really understand what is happening during your annual physical exam? By communicating with your doctor about your medical history, health concerns, and the exams being performed, you can not only better understand your own health but also learn ways to protect it.
- Do doctors’ appointments make you nervous? Prepare for your visit by learning more about what you can expect from an annual physical with this WebMD guide.
- While a physical examination can be tailored to target specific health concerns or conditions, some components are standard procedure for all patients. Read more about the different parts of a physical and the role of each in evaluating your health.
- Your appointment is not only a time for your doctor to perform an examination but also an opportunity for patient education. In addition to answering specific questions, your doctor can provide general tips for staying healthy and preserving your health.
For expert and compassionate medical care, contact the physicians at Memorial Clinical Associates. Our practice offers exceptional, full-service primary care in the heart of Houston's Memorial communities. Visit us online, or call us today at (713) 407-3067 to schedule an appointment.