Physical Exams

Internal Medicine & Primary Care located in Clifton and Maywood, NJ

Physical Exams
Physical Exams services offered in Clifton and Maywood, NJ

Physical exams answer many of your questions about your current state of health, including your heart function, lung function, and neurological health. At Prevention Clinics in Clifton and Maywood, New Jersey, Maged Boutros, MD, Ana Urriola, PA-C, and the team provide wellness examinations as well as executive physicals for their patients. Book an appointment by calling the nearest office or using the online booking feature. Telemedicine appointments are also available for added patient convenience. 

Physical Exams Q & A

What are physical exams?

Physical exams are comprehensive visits to the doctor’s office during which your physician evaluates your health. Unlike urgent care visits and other reasons for going to the doctor, you don’t have to be sick to get a physical exam. In fact, the purpose of the physical exam is to find ways you can improve or maintain your health in the long term. 

When you come in for yearly physical exams at Prevention Clinics, Dr. Boutros gives you personalized advice, according to the conclusions of the exam, any test results, and what you report about your health. Any recommendations you receive are meant to promote long-term health improvements. 

When do I need physical exams?

 

There are multiple reasons to get a physical exam. Dr. Boutros recommends his patients visit for annual physicals as part of preventive care. Sometimes, he discovers warning signs of a health condition in the early stages and can provide the necessary treatment accordingly. 

There are other reasons to get physical exams at Prevention Clinics. Dr. Boutros offers executive physicals for top-tier talent at local companies. Being in a high executive position can leave little time to tend to your health and wellness, and an executive physical includes additional tests and services to check every aspect of your health. 

You can also get pre-employment physicals if your employer requires them or sports physicals if you plan on starting a new sport or exercise program. 

What happens during a physical exam?

A typical physical at Prevention Clinics starts with a detailed review of your medical history and any recent medical test results. Dr. Boutros measures your height and weight before taking your vital signs, which include your pulse and blood pressure. 

The exam itself checks the health and function of your:

  • Eyes
  • Ears, nose, and throat
  • Abdominal organs
  • Heart
  • Lungs
  • Nervous system

If Dr. Boutros has any concerns by the end of the exam, he may recommend specific lab tests, like blood tests or urinalysis, to gain more insight into how your body is functioning. 

To schedule a physical exam at Prevention Clinics, call the nearest office or book an appointment online today.

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