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Annual Physicals Specialist

Love Family Healthcare, PLLC

Shira D. Love, MSN, FNP-C

Family Medicine Practice located in Arlington, TX

Attending annual physicals aids in illness and disease prevention. At Love Family Healthcare, PLLC, a black-owned health care practice in Arlington, Texas, family medicine practitioner Shira Love, MSN, FNP-C, and her exceptional team offer comprehensive annual physicals for men, women, and children ages 5 and older. Schedule a physical by phone or online today.

Annual Physicals Q&A

What are annual physicals?

Annual physicals include disease prevention and medical evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment when necessary. Love Family Healthcare, PLLC offers annual physicals to ensure you and your family stay healthy. 

Preventive medicine services reduce your risk of illness and disease. You or your child might need a physical for school, sports, camp, or a job.

What should I expect during annual physicals?

When you arrive at Love Family Healthcare, PLLC for an annual physical, friendly staff members greet you. They check your weight, height (in children), pulse, blood pressure, and temperature. 

Shira reviews your medical history and asks about symptoms you may have. She completes a comprehensive physical exam to evaluate your eyes, ears, throat, heartbeat, breathing, reflexes, and abdomen. 

For women, Love Family Healthcare, PLLC offers pelvic exams and Pap tests to screen for signs of cervical cancer. 

Shira might recommend you undergo blood tests, urine tests, nasal or throat swabs, allergy or asthma testing, heart functions tests, X-rays, or other imaging procedures.

Will I require treatment?

If you’re in good health you may not need any treatment, but you can choose preventive medicine services like immunizations and lifestyle changes. Treatments available at Love Family Healthcare, PLLC include:

  • Diet and exercise counseling
  • Medical weight loss
  • Prescription medications
  • Dietary supplements
  • Asthma treatment
  • Allergy shots
  • STD treatment
  • Birth control management
  • Chronic disease management
  • Mental health treatment
  • Injury and wound care
  • Hormone replacement therapy

Shira personalizes each treatment to give you the best outcome, keep you healthy, and reduce your risk of developing serious medical problems like heart disease, heart attack, and stroke.

How often should I schedule annual physicals?

As the name implies, you should schedule an annual physical every year. Doing so allows Shira to detect and treat minor health issues before they become serious medical problems. 

You can also schedule appointments at Love Family Healthcare, PLLC if you feel ill, get injured, or have questions or concerns about your health. The team offers same-day appointments and telemedicine appointments for added convenience.

If you’re due for an annual physical or require one for school, sports, or work, call Love Family Healthcare, PLLC or book an appointment online today.