Many people avoid going to the doctor unless they are ill, but regular physical checkups are the best preventive measure against developing long-term health issues. Annual physicals help your doctor find and treat problems early on. David Boyd, MD, performs annual and sports physicals at P3MD in Goodyear, Arizona, so his patients can enjoy good health for years to come. To learn more about getting a physical, call the office or go online to schedule an appointment today.
Regular physicals allow Dr. Boyd to get an extended view of your health, catch problems early, and treat them before they develop into chronic health issues. These visits also let Dr. Boyd track the progress of your health, get to know your lifestyle goals, and help you achieve changes for a healthier lifestyle.
Your age, personal medical background, family history, and everyday lifestyle determine how often you need a physical, as you may need them more than once a year.
Dr. Boyd asks you questions about your general wellness and medical history. During a physical exam, he:
If you have any specific concerns or questions, communicate them to Dr. Boyd. A physical exam is your time to ask any health-related questions.
Before coming in for your physical, prepare the following to get the most out of your time with Dr. Boyd:
Dr. Boyd suggests dressing in comfortable clothing for your physical, without any excessive jewelry or makeup.
During your physical, Dr. Boyd performs tests to check for the following conditions:
Dr. Boyd performs tests to identify underlying conditions, even if you aren’t complaining of any symptoms. According to the results, Dr. Boyd recommends further testing or diet, exercise, and lifestyle changes to improve your health.
Physicals are included with your annual membership package at P3MD. If you’re unsure about whether your plan covers this exam, call the office and the staff will find a solution for your individual health care needs.
To book your annual physical, call the office or use the online scheduling tool to make an appointment today.