Be sure to wear comfortable clothing and avoid excess makeup or jewelry for your physical. A physical exam involves a review of your medical and family history, an in-depth consultation about your health, a physical assessment, and plenty of valuable time to discuss your concerns and ask questions.
Depending on your age and current health, Dr. Beverly might suggest additional testing, such as blood work, to check your cholesterol or inflammatory markers. Dr. Beverly might also recommend an X-ray to assess a certain symptom or body part further. In some cases, you might have a pulse oximetry test to monitor oxygen saturation or a visual and temperature acuity test.
Using a stethoscope, Dr. Beverly will listen to the rhythm of your heart and evaluate its functioning. She will also listen to specific organs like your intestines or lungs.
Dr. Beverly also checks your weight, height, pulse, blood pressure, and inspects your body for any unusual growths or marks.Dr. Beverly will also examine your abdomen and other parts of your body to evaluate the tenderness, size, consistency, location, and texture of certain organs if needed.
If you or your loved one are due for a physical exam, visit Agape Family Healthcare by calling the office today.