Routine physical exams are the cornerstone of preventive medicine. As family care providers, Pamela Abrams, MD, and the compassionate team at Family Practice Associates, PC, offer physical exams for men, women, and children in and around Broomfield, Colorado. If you need a physical exam for work, school, sports, or as part of a preventive screening, call Family Practice Associates or book an appointment online today.
There are numerous reasons you may require a physical exam. Sometimes, your employer or school requires a physical exam to ensure you're physically fit enough to perform a particular job or play a sport.
Even when they’re not required, physical exams, sometimes called annual exams, are essential to maintaining good health. When you visit Family Practice Associates for annual exams, you develop a trusting relationship with Dr. Abrams and her team. This makes it easier for them to identify any changes in your health that may indicate underlying medical issues.
Since early detection is key, physical exams improve your chances of fighting severe diseases, such as cancer, diabetes, or heart disease. This, in turn, helps you live a longer, happier, and healthier life.
The team at Family Practice Associates tailors your annual exam based on factors such as your age, sex, medical history, and lifestyle. In general, you can expect the team at Family Practice Associates to:
They may perform additional tests specific to men’s health or women’s health issues, depending on your needs.
Preventive care may involve screening for signs of common medical conditions. The types of preventive screening and services you need depend on your age, sex, and risk factors for those diseases.
Dr. Abrams and the team at Family Practice Associates relies on information from your medical history, as well as observations during your physical exam, to determine what types of tests you need, and how often.
Examples of common preventive care services include:
Dr. Abrams may also offer counseling on lifestyle choices that affect your risk for disease, such as:
To schedule your physical exam, call Family Practice Associates or book an appointment online today.