Visit Eastway Medical Clinic and Urgent Care in Charlotte North Carolina for your annual, sports, school, employment, immigration and DOT physicals. Our physicians are qualified and certified to perform these examinations. If you are pressed for time, don’t worry, we can see you same day as a walk-in. You may , also, schedule an appointment by calling on the phone, or online on our website.
What is physical examination?
This is a routine test your primary care provider (PCP) performs to check your overall health. There are different tests that can be performed during your physical examination depending on your age and medical or family history.
What is the purpose of an annual physical exam?
A physical examination helps your PCP to determine the general status of your health and provides you with the opportunity talk to your PCP about any ongoing pain or symptoms that you’re experiencing or any other health concerns that you might have. A physical examination is recommended at least once a year, especially in people over the age of 50. Annual physical is used to:
How do you prepare for a physical examination?
Take all relevant documents, including those listed below, to your visit:
How is a physical examination performed?
Initially, you will be required to provide some information including your medical history, any allergies, past surgeries, or symptoms you might have. You may also asked about your lifestyle, including if you exercise, smoke, or drink alcohol, after which your PCP will then examine your whole body for any abnormalities. He will subsequently go over his findings with you and make necessary recommendations.
If you need a physical exam call Eastway Medical Clinic and Urgent Care in Charlotte North Carolina to schedule an appointment; our highly skilled and experienced doctors will be glad to help. You may also book an appointment online, or simply walk in during regular business hours.
What is DOT Physical?
This is a medical examination the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration requires all drivers that operated commercial motor vehicle to undergo to ensure that they can safely operate their vehicles on health grounds.
What should I bring with me for DOT Physical?
What should I expect during a DOT Physical?
The following tests are all part of the overall exam:
How often is a DOT Physical required?
CDL drivers must take the DOT physical every two years, however, if you have a condition that needs monitoring, such as high blood pressure, you may be required to get a physical more often. Once you have passed your DOT physical the doctor in charge will give you a certificate, and if your employer needs a copy directly from the physician you can sign and waiver and have them request that.
Visit Eastway Medical Clinic and Urgent Care in Charlotte North Carolina if you need a DOT physical and our doctor who is a licensed medical examiner listed on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) National Registry will assist you in completing your examination.
What is a Sports Physical?
This exam helps determine whether it’s safe for you to participate in a certain sport. Most states actually require that kids and teens have a sports physical before they can start a new sport or begin a new competitive season.
Why is a Sports Physical important?
A sports physical can help you find out about and deal with health problems that might interfere with your participation in a sport.
The two main parts to a sports physical are the medical history and the physical exam.
This part of the exam includes questions about:
During the physical part of the exam, the doctor will usually:
At the end of your exam, the doctor will either fill out and sign a form if everything checks out OK or, in some cases, recommend a follow-up exam, additional tests, or specific treatment for medical problems.
If you or a family member needs sports physical, visit or call Eastway Medical Clinic and Urgent Care in Charlotte North Carolina for an appointment. We also provide same day appointment and take walk-ins.
If you have any questions, concerns, or comments regarding Eastway Medical Clinic & Urgent Care. You can either call us at 704 360 8893 or send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org