Wellness Visits services offered in Alexandria and Lansdowne, VA
Regularly seeing a primary care provider reduces your risk of developing severe medical problems, keeps you healthy, and finds health problems before they cause complications. At CN Internal Medicine in Alexandria and Lansdowne, Virginia, the internal medicine, family medicine, and primary care specialists offer wellness visits to men and women of all ages. Call the office today to book a wellness exam or use the online scheduler.
Wellness Visits Q&A
What are wellness visits?
Wellness visits, also called annual wellness exams, are medical checkups by a primary care specialist that allows them to detect possible medical problems. CN Internal Medicine offers various preventive care services to reduce your risk of developing a chronic disease or becoming ill. The CN Internal Medicine team has many years of wellness experience.
What are the benefits of wellness visits?
The main benefits associated with scheduling routine wellness visits at CN Internal Medicine include:
- Early disease detection
- Reduced risk of illnesses and diseases
- Improved overall health
- Options for vaccinations and birth control
- Improved disease management
- Fewer nutrient deficiencies
- Better quality of life
Attending wellness exams can save you time and money in the long run because detecting medical problems early often means they’re easier to treat.
What should I expect during wellness visits?
During wellness exams, friendly CN Internal Medicine providers can complete the following: Vital signs assessment Your CN Internal Medicine specialist weighs you, determines your body mass index (BMI), and assesses your blood pressure and pulse. Your BMI is a number expressing the relationship between your weight and height. Medical history review They also ask about your medication, symptoms, medical history, and lifestyle to determine your risk factors for certain illnesses and diseases. Physical exam During a physical exam, your CN Internal Medicine provider evaluates your breathing, heartbeat, throat, eyes, ears, abdomen, reflexes, and more. The wellness visit includes prostate exams for men and pelvic exams with Pap tests for women. Diagnostic screening Additional diagnostic available at CN Internal Medicine include urinalysis, bloodwork, electrocardiograms (EKGs), tissue swabs, biopsies, sexually transmitted disease (STD) screening, X-rays, and ultrasounds. Treatment CN Internal Medicine provides treatments, if needed, during wellness visits. They offer medication prescriptions, birth control for women, vaccinations, vitamin shots, nutrition counseling, medically supervised weight loss, specialist referrals, and more.
How often should I schedule wellness visits?
Schedule wellness visits at CN Internal Medicine every year to maximize your health and wellness. You can see the CN Internal Medicine team any time you have concerns about your health, develop alarming symptoms, or become ill or injured. Call the office today or use the online booking tab to schedule wellness visits at CN Internal Medicine.