General Family Practice Medicine
We offer management of chronic illnesses including High Blood Pressure, Diabetes, Thyroid Disorders, Anemia, High Cholesterol, Asthma, COPD, Migraines, and Allergies. We also treat acute disorders such as Abdominal Pain, Flu, Upper Respiratory Infections, and Covid Symptoms. We promote health and wellness and work hand in hand to create a treatment plan to help each patient attain his or her goals.
Well Woman Visits
We assist women of all ages in maintaining optimal health and wellness by performing annual Pap Smears, ordering and reviewing Mammograms, DEXA scans, and screening for Osteoporosis, and Colon health. We also offer contraceptive surveillance and management.
Sports and School Physicals
We offer both sports and school physicals for patients of all ages. These physicals are quick and available for same day appointments. We will fill out the necessary forms while you are in the exam room. If not covered by insurance, we offer these physicals at a low cost.
Well Child Check Ups
All patients under the age of 21 should have an annual physical exam. We will review your vaccination status and provide a physical exam, including an eye exam. Well child exams include a complete blood count, urinalysis, and cholesterol blood test. Depending on the age of the child we will also test for lead and in adolescents, an STD check is standard. We will also do a quick exam for dental health and make any necessary recommendations or referrals.
Dehydration can be caused by many disorders and acute illnesses such as food poisoning, heat exhaustion, or even having too much fun the day or night prior. Dehydration can cause headaches, nausea, constipation, and muscle cramping. We can provide much needed hydration using either Normal Saline or Lactated Ringers. For those needing a needed boost of energy we can add vitamins and can also add medication to help with nausea as needed. The average time to infuse one liter of fluid is 45 minutes to 1 hour. For patients with insurance, this is typically a covered benefit. For those patients with no insurance, we provide low-cost hydration therapy.
B12 has many benefits and is a natural supplement. Patients who suffer from fatigue find that an injection of B12 provides a much needed boost of energy. In addition to supplying energy, B12 is also a brain booster and is said to help memory, concentration and focus. It can also help reduce depression by enhancing neurotransmitters such as dopamine and serotonin. B12 injections are available and very affordable.
A trigger point is an injection of medication that is inserted into an area of pain. Typically, these occur in the neck and back but can also occur in other areas of the body. The medication goes directly into the “knots” you feel and provides pain relief. These injections are quick and can be done up to three times per week.
Joint injections a common treatment options to help reduce inflammation and pain that can arise from trauma, arthritis, osteoarthritis or degenerative changes. Medication is inserted into the joint and provides almost immediate pain relief. The amount of time the injections last vary between patients.