Blood pressure is considered one of the “vital signs” which indicate how well your body is functioning. Vital signs are an integral part of a health check-up or medical appointment and are usually measured every time you visit a doctor’s office or emergency room. Vital signs include blood pressure, temperature, heart rate, and respiratory rate.
Before you know it, your kids will be heading back to school! If your child is a student-athlete, they need a physical every year, even before they begin practicing. Make this process as convenient as possible by stopping by Integrity Urgent Care – no appointment is necessary! Normally $35, if you mention this article, you will receive a special discount on sports physicals through October 31st! Check with your local Integrity for more information and pricing!
Regular health exams and screening tests can help identify problems before they start or in early stages, when chances for treatment and/or cure are better. This type of medical appointment goes by several names, including annual checkup, annual physical examination, routine physical examination, or just physical. The type of exam, as well as the need for various screening tests, depends on age, health and family history, and certain lifestyle choices (such as level of physical activity and whether you smoke).