The medical community is in overall agreement that people should have an annual physical. As we get older, our doctors may recommend having checkups more often than once a year, especially if we have an underlying medical condition that can make us vulnerable to developing severe disease. Your doctor will let you know how oftenRead More
What to Expect at Your Annual Physical
If it’s been a year (or more) since your last physical exam, it’s time to call your doctor for a check-up to make sure you’re maintaining your health. While a routine annual physical may not seem to be a big deal, it may be more comprehensive than you realize, potentially uncovering all sorts of healthRead More
Should Adults Get Annual Physicals?
Should adults get annual physicals? That is one of the most common questions patients ask their medical professionals. Not meaning to be coy, but the answer to this question is yes … and no. That’s because there are a number of factors that play into how often an adult should get a physical, and someRead More