Annual Physical Exam

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Bossier Family Medicine, LLC

Family Medicine located in North Bossier, South Bossier & Stonewall, LA

Your annual physical exam is one of the best tools for keeping you healthy and preventing chronic disease. At Bossier Family Medicine, LLC, in Bossier City and Stonewall, Louisiana, the primary care providers offer annual physical exams to manage men’s and women’s health. Don’t put your health and wellness on hold; call the office most convenient to you or schedule your annual physical exam online today. 

Annual Physical Exam Q & A

What is an annual physical exam?

An annual physical exam is an evaluation of your overall health and well-being. Bossier Family Medicine, LLC, is a primary care practice that provides comprehensive care for people of all ages.

They offer annual physical exams for men and women to assess current health and risk of future disease. Your annual physical exam focuses on keeping you well and preventing health problems as you get older. 

Bossier Family Medicine, LLC, also considers your annual physical exam a tool that helps establish a stronger patient-provider relationship. It serves as an opportunity for you and your provider to get to know each other. 

The more comfortable you feel with your primary care provider, the more likely you are to share your health concerns and symptoms, leading to better health for you. 

What happens during an annual physical exam?

The specifics of your annual physical exam depend on your age, medical history, and sex. In general, you can expect:

  • Assessment of height, weight, and body composition
  • Check of heart rate, blood pressure, and body temperature
  • Examination of your ears, eyes, nose, and mouth
  • Evaluation of your general appearance
  • Assessment of your body systems (heart, lungs, internal organs, joints)

For men’s health, your provider may conduct a testicular check or prostate exam. For women’s health, the annual physical exam may include a pelvic and breast exam.

What types of tests do I need at an annual physical exam?

Your provider at Bossier Family Medicine, LLC, uses your annual physical exam to screen for health problems. The type of tests and screenings needed depends on your age and sex.

Bossier Family Medicine, LLC, is a full-service primary care practice. It performs many tests on-site, including lab testing to check your blood glucose for diabetes screening or a lipid panel to check your cholesterol.

After your exam and testing, your provider talks to you about your overall health and well-being and provides recommendations to maintain or improve your current health. These may include updating your vaccines, smoking cessation, or lifestyle changes.

To schedule your annual physical exam with a team of providers that put you and your health first, call Bossier Family Medicine, LLC, or book an appointment online today. 

Bossier Family Medicine, LLC