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Physicals

Sierra Rose Family Physicians Medical Group, Inc.

Primary Care Physicians & Family Medicine Physicians located in Roseville, CA

Physicals may seem unnecessary, especially when you’re not feeling sick. But routine physical exams are an important preventive tool Ernestina Agresti, DO, and Linda Agresti, DO, at Sierra Rose Family Physicians Medical Group, Inc., use to assess your overall health and keep you from getting sick. Whether you need an annual physical or a school physical, contact the office in Roseville, California, today!

Physicals Q&A

Why are physicals important?

Sierra Rose Family Physicians Medical Group, Inc. takes a preventive approach to medicine and considers physicals important because they provide valuable information about your general health and wellness. Physicals also may find health issues before they turn into major health problems. 

Your physicals at Sierra Rose Family Physicians Medical Group, Inc. also allow you and your primary care physician to get to know each other and develop a more trusting patient-doctor relationship. The more trust you have in your doctor, the more likely you are to be open about your health concerns, which ultimately leads to better care and improved health.

What are the types of physicals?

Sierra Rose Family Physicians Medical Group, Inc. performs many types of physicals specific to your needs. The types include:

Annual physical

Your annual physical, also called a wellness exam, is a comprehensive evaluation of your total health. The specifics of your annual physical may depend on your age, sex, and personal medical history. 

Sierra Rose Family Physicians Medical Group, Inc. provides annual physicals specific for women that include Pap smears and breast exams, and physicals for men that include prostate exams.

School physical

Most school health forms include documents that must be completed by a health care provider. The health information needed may depend on the school. 

Sierra Rose Family Physicians Medical Group, Inc. offers school physicals that include completion of any necessary paperwork, as well as updating vaccinations. 

Schools also require physicals for students participating in sports.

Pre-op physical

Sierra Rose Family Physicians Medical Group, Inc. also conducts pre-op physicals. This type of physical focuses on assessing your overall health and implementing measures that improve surgical outcomes. 

What happens during a physical?

Your health needs are unique to you and no physical exam is like another. However, you can expect a comprehensive physical exam at Sierra Rose Family Physicians Medical Group, Inc. that addresses all your health concerns.

During your physical, your primary care physician reviews your medical and family history and the medications and supplements you take. They may also ask questions about your occupation, life stresses, diet, and exercise habits.

Your physical may also include health screenings for common chronic health conditions, including blood glucose tests for diabetes, a blood pressure check for hypertension, or blood lipid profile for high cholesterol. After your physical, your provider reviews your health assessment and offers recommendations to maintain and promote health and wellness.

To schedule your physical exam, call Sierra Rose Family Physicians Medical Group, Inc. or book online today.