Why Are Physicals So Important?

Your family doctor in Amarillo, TX can help you find out

How often do you visit your family doctor? In addition to coming when you feel ill, it's a good idea to come in once a year for a physical. Health physicals allow your doctor to look at your overall health through blood tests, urine tests and physical examinations. At Amarillo Family Healthcare & Weight Loss in Amarillo, TX, these tests are recommended for all adults but are most important for those over age 55.

Make an appointment for your physical at our health clinic today.

Don't put off getting a physical

Don't put off getting a physical

There are several important reasons to schedule a physical at least once a year. During most physicals, your family doctor will:

  • Check for common diseases so you can receive early treatment
  • Identify any issues of concern so they can be monitored
  • Update your required immunizations
  • Check that you're eating a healthy diet
  • Confirm that you exercise regularly
  • Build the doctor-patient relationship

In addition to annual physicals, you may also need a physical for school, camp or sports. Reach out to our health clinic in Amarillo, TX soon to schedule your appointment.