Vaccination

Vaccinations

Vaccinations are life-saving medical tools recommended and used for the prevention of dangerous and deadly diseases. Vaccines work by introducing controlled and weakened infections into the body, encouraging the immune system to create natural antibodies that will defend the body against possible future infections. Although children are subject to the most complex vaccination schedule, immunization […]

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Urgent care

Urgent Care

Nearly everyone has experienced an urgent care emergency at some point in their lives. When you come down with the flu or your child starts running a high fever, the last thing you want is to wait days to see your family physician or spend thousands on a visit to the emergency room. Urgent care […]

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chronic disease

Chronic Disease Management

Chronic disease is highly prevalent in the U.S. and requires ongoing medical oversight and clinical management. A chronic disease is any condition or illness that persists long-term but for which there is no medical cure. Examples of chronic diseases include diabetes, heart disease, asthma, Alzheimer’s and arthritis. Chronic disease management consists of obtaining a definitive […]

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urgent acute condition care

Acute Disease Management

Acute disease is a term used to refer to illnesses that onset very quickly but typically result in a nearly full recovery within one month. Acute diseases often produce symptoms that are severe, such as high fever, pain, and complications of various systems and organs within the body, such as the respiratory system, digestive system, […]

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Physical exam

Adult Physicals

An annual physical is important for health maintenance and disease prevention. Adults who get annual physicals are more likely to discover potential health complications before they become serious and they are more aware of the importance of lifestyle choices and how they affect overall wellbeing. Several tests and screenings are performed to verify the health […]

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Children physical

Children Physicals

Children’s physicals function to monitor developmental progress, identify potential health complications and provide medical interventions and counseling that help prevent disease and injuries in the future. Also known as well-child exams, children’s physicals are endorsed by the American Academy of Pediatrics as an opportunity not only to oversee a child’s health and development but also for parents […]

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school physical exam

School Physicals

Back-to-school is a busy time of year filled with books, class schedules, school supplies, and shopping for new clothes. It is also the time of year when students head to the doctor for school physicals. Though not always required, school physicals are a way of monitoring a student’s general health and physical abilities, as well […]

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wound care

Wound Care

Wounds require special care and attention to ensure a complication-free healing process. If you are wounded – perhaps due to an accident or medical procedure – you need the care of medical professionals trained and experienced in wound treatment and management. A wound care provider will clean your wound and change its dressings, and oversee […]

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family medicine

Family Medicine

Families have unique health needs, from the youngest members to those enjoying their golden years. Though the body of a child may seem different than that of an adult, we all have the same basic metabolic processes and needs. At our office, we practice family medicine, which allows us to see and treat all members […]

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