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Preventative Care

Healthy Child

Well-Child Care

All of our doctors see children from birth through adolescence.  . Children often feel more comfortable in a Family Practice setting.  Periodic health screenings including evaluation of physical health status, achievement of developmental milestones and screening for cognitive and mental issues.

Infant and Childhood Immunizations are important, not only for the children, but for the community as a whole. Our Clinic is a State Certified Immunization Clinic. All CDC approved immunizations are available.

Sports and Camp Forms

We offer prompt and complete pre-participation physicals for school-age athletes. When you/your child come in for the scheduled appointment please bring in any forms you need with your portions completed. We have a generic form available if your school/camp does not have one.


 

Women’s Health

Women’s Annual Exams

All sexually active women or over the age of 21 need a Pap every two to three years. Discuss with your doctor how often one is needed.  Part of the well woman exam is a breast exam.  The risk for cervical cancer begins a few years after first sexual intercourse and the risk of breast cancer goes up steadily throughout a woman's life.

Contraceptive services including hormonal methods, Diaphragm fitting, IUDs and injections are available. The key to effective contraception is fitting the method to the patient’s lifestyle, philosophy and needs.

Pre-conception Counseling

Advise on how a woman can optimize her health and risk factors prior to beginning a pregnancy.

Menopause Management

Navigating the sometimes troubled waters of the menopausal years is easier with the help of a physician who understands both the conventional and alternative management of the physical, mental and emotional symptoms of menopause as well as the long term health risks of post-menopausal women.

Colposcopy and LEEP for Abnormal PAP Smears

Several of our doctors have special training that allows them to manage women in the office for all but the most advanced cervical disease. What a comfort to be cared for by familiar faces in a low-key environment during such a stressful time.


 

Healthy Heart

There are many ways our doctors can help you have and maintain a healthy heart.

Comprehensive Hypertension Management

Hypertension is rightly called the "silent killer" as it causes almost no symptoms until severe physical damage has already occurred. We offer comprehensive care including screening, nutrition and exercise prescriptions, and expert medication management. 

Electrocardiogram (EKG)

The single most important test in the evaluation of chest pain is available immediately and interpreted instantly.

24 hr. Holter Monitoring

An important test for irregular heart rhythms which can usually be arranged for on a same day basis at our Clinic.

Cardiac Exercise Stress Test

This test is recommended for all men over 45, all smokers over 40, anyone with elevated cholesterol or a family history of heart disease before age 60.


 

General Medical Care

Orthopedics

Management of fractures, sprains, bursitis, tendonitis and arthritis

Vasectomy

The new "no-scalpel" vasectomy technique is performed.   This new method reduces post-operative pain and swelling and NO STITCHES are required.

Diabetes Management

We offer comprehensive diabetic education and management emphasizing patient involvement.  The recent proliferation of new medications for diabetes may allow many Type II diabetics to get off insulin entirely.

 

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