Preventive Care Specialist

Family Medical Centre, P.A.

Aesthetics & Family Medicine located in Dover, DE

Preventive care is a crucial part of wellness. At Family Medical Centre, P.A., board-certified physicians provide all the preventive care your family needs to stay healthy. You can receive regular physical exams, health screenings, and immunizations in one convenient location. The team at Family Medical Centre, P.A. also offers nutritional counseling and wellness coaching to help you make healthy choices. If you're ready to pursue a healthier lifestyle, call Family Medical Centre, P.A. in Dover, Delaware, today or book an appointment online.

Preventive Care Q & A

What is preventive care?

Preventive care stops health problems before they begin, helping to keep you healthy through all stages of life. This type of medical care can include regular exams and screenings, immunizations, lifestyle changes, and nutritional counseling.

Preventive care may include:

  • Physical exams
  • Pap smears
  • Immunizations
  • Blood tests
  • STD tests
  • Cancer screenings
  • Diabetes screenings
  • Blood pressure screenings
  • Cholesterol screenings
  • Mental health screenings

Different patients have different preventive care needs. Children and pregnant women may need special preventive care. You may also need extra preventive care if you're at a high risk for certain illnesses. At Family Medical Centre, P.A., your doctor will provide guidance on what type of preventive care will best meet your needs.

How does preventive care help me stay healthy?

Regular wellness exams and screenings can help identify health concerns in their early stages. When treated early, many health conditions can be reversed. Even if your condition can't be entirely cured, early treatment can still help prevent future complications.

Immunizations are another essential type of preventive care. They can help keep you and your family from becoming sick with contagious illnesses. Talk to your doctor at Family Medical Centre, P.A. to learn more about which immunizations you or your child need to stay healthy.

What is a wellness exam at Family Medical Centre, P.A.?

At Family Medical Centre, P.A. you can receive regular wellness exams. Wellness visits give you the opportunity to receive valuable health screenings. You'll also have the chance to speak to your doctor about any new health concerns.

Wellness exams are especially important for children, as they allow your doctor to check for many common childhood health problems.

The team at Family Medical Centre, P.A. knows that maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help prevent many serious health problems. That's why they offer healthy lifestyle counseling to assist patients in making the best nutritional choices.

The doctors at Family Medical Centre, P.A. offer wellness coaching to help you learn more about developing a lifestyle that will keep you healthy, and you'll learn more about which physical activities are best for you. If you have a medical condition that prevents certain physical activities, your doctor will help you find safe methods for becoming more physically active.