Physicals provide objective information about your health. At A-P Medical Group in Las Vegas, Nevada, Emeka Iroha, MD, performs annual and Department of Transportation (DOT) physicals to assess health and create wellness plans. To book your physical exam at A-P Medical Group, call the office or schedule an appointment online today.
Physicals are an evaluation tool health care providers use to assess your general health. Though there are specific types of physicals, your provider at A-P Medical Group performs a physical exam every time you come in for medical care. Some physicals are more in-depth than others.
There are many types of physicals. A-P Medical Group provides the following physicals:
Your annual physical exam is the most important health visit of the year. During this exam, your provider evaluates your whole health. They assess your current state of health and look for factors that may negatively influence your health in the future.
The information gathered during your annual physical exam also helps you and your provider at A-P Medical Group see how your health changes from year to year.
The family and internal medicine practice takes a proactive approach to patient care. They use the information they gather during your annual physical to create a wellness plan that prevents or delays chronic disease.
If you have a commercial driver’s license, then you need a DOT physical exam every 24 months in order to drive a commercial vehicle. The purpose of this exam is to make sure you don’t have any health issues that might put public safety at risk.
Only providers listed on the Federal Motor Carrier and Safety Administration (FMCSA) National Registry can perform DOT physicals. A-P Medical Group has licensed medical professionals who are registered with FMCSA to provide DOT physicals.
The specifics of your physical at A-P Medical Group depend on your individual needs and the reason for the exam. However, you can expect a comprehensive and attentive evaluation.
Your provider asks about your health concerns and goals and reviews your medical history. Then, they perform a physical exam, checking joints, muscles, and internal organs. They may also run lab work to evaluate organ function and screen for diseases.
After your physical, your provider talks to you about their findings and creates a plan that addresses your health needs and helps you meet your goals.
Call A-P Medical Group or schedule your physical exam online today.