Annual physical exams represent the very best in preventive health care because they can detect early signs of health problems and lead to early treatment. Prabhu Ram, MD, offers annual wellness exams at his practice, Ram Clinic PC, in Norwood, Massachusetts, where he takes the time to thoroughly evaluate your health and create an ongoing wellness plan. To schedule your yearly exam, book an appointment online or over the phone today.
Your annual physical exam is a preventive treatment that can help you avoid many diseases by evaluating your health, risk factors, and biomarkers. With routine, yearly exams, Dr. Ram can detect subtle changes that may indicate potential problems and provide treatment that can stop them from worsening.
During an annual preventive exam, you’ll also have time to talk with Dr. Ram and ask questions about any issue you face. Whether you need help with weight loss, smoking cessation, anxiety, or depression, this is your time to get the support you need to maintain your health and wellness.
Annual wellness exams are covered by most health insurance providers. Medicare Part B also pays for yearly wellness visits and many essential services and tests.
Your annual exam begins with a review of your medical history. Then your vitals are taken, such as your weight, blood pressure, and heart rate. Then Dr. Ram performs a thorough physical exam. Services performed during yearly health exams include:
Dr. Ram may also order routine blood tests to check for signs of diabetes, high cholesterol, and inflammation. Other lab tests may be needed depending on any concerns that arise during your physical exam.
Health care screenings are recommended at certain ages when your risk for developing specific diseases increases. Dr. Ram may recommend more frequent screenings if you’re at a higher risk for a specific health condition.
All men and women should receive screenings at the appropriate time for health problems, such as:
If it’s time for your annual wellness exam, call Ram Clinic PC or book an appointment online.