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Physical Exams

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Physical exams are important for both work, sports, and DOT purposes to ensure that people are physically capable of performing the tasks they need to do. For work, physical exams can be used as a precautionary measure to prevent potential health issues from arising in the workplace. It allows employers to identify any medical conditions that need to be addressed or prevented before an employee begins work. For athletes, physical exams are a must for making sure that they can safely compete in their sport and also detect any existing health conditions that may have an impact on their performance.

Physical exams help to identify potential health problems early so that appropriate measures can be taken before it becomes serious. Additionally, physical exams allow doctors to track changes in an athlete’s health over time and provide preventive advice so that the athlete can take steps to avoid any potential health risks. Regular physical exams can help keep workers and athletes safe and healthy, ensuring they remain productive in their respective fields.
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Physical exams can help you maintain a healthy lifestyle

Physicals are also essential for regular people who want to maintain a healthy lifestyle. By getting a physical exam, you can have peace of mind that your body is healthy and that any underlying medical issues can be identified and treated before they become serious. Physical exams also provide an opportunity for people to talk with their doctor about any health-related issues or concerns they may have, in addition to receiving a general physical assessment. Regular physicals are an important part of a routine wellness checkup and Drs. Verma and Kattegummula are able to provide extensive information regarding what they find to be helpful, given your current physical condition. For recommendations on aging and how your body changes, consider setting up an appointment with Dr. Verma or Kattegummula to learn about the best lifestyle changes you can make to compliment and optimize your health.

Are sports physicals really important?

Sports physicals are a vital tool in helping to avoid injury on the playing field. During a sports physical, a doctor will conduct an evaluation of your overall health and make sure that you are physically fit for the activity or sport that you plan to participate in. They can also look for any signs of medical conditions, such as asthma or a heart condition, that could put you at risk of harm. A sports physical will also ensure that any protective gear needed is properly fitted and in good working order. Additionally, they can review your current medication list to make sure there are no potential interactions with the sport or activity. The doctor may also suggest stretching exercises and other preventive measures that could help reduce your risk of injury.

When should I get a physical?

A physical exam is an important part of staying healthy. It allows your doctor to make sure that you are in good health, and to identify any potential problems before they become serious. Generally, adults should have a physical every one to two years. However, there may be other situations when it’s appropriate for you to get a physical more often. For example, if you’re starting a new exercise regimen or making lifestyle changes, it’s a good idea to get a physical so that your doctor can evaluate your current health status and any potential risks associated with the changes you are making. Additionally, if you have chronic health problems such as high blood pressure or diabetes, your doctor may recommend getting a physical more frequently to monitor any changes in your health. It’s also a good idea to get a physical if you experience any new or unusual symptoms, such as fatigue, weight loss or gain, or changes in appetite or energy levels. This can help your doctor identify the cause of the symptoms and ensure that you receive the appropriate treatment.  Overall, physicals are an important part of maintaining your health and well-being. If you’re unsure when you should get a physical, set up and appointment with us today so we can provide you an appropriate schedule to get your wellness check. We will work with you to honor your individual needs!
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