Annual Wellness Visits

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Annual Wellness Visits

Comprehensive Annual Wellness Visits at our Palm Springs and Corona locations for Riverside County Seniors

Annual wellness visits are your gateway to informed health decisions and a well-crafted care plan. If you reside in the vibrant communities of Palm Springs or Corona, or any surrounding cities in Riverside County, Arrae Health is here for you. Under the expert guidance of Dr. Garvin Patel, MD, our dedicated team offers vital annual health assessments to help you safeguard your physical, mental, and social well-being. Connect with Arrae Health today by calling our office or scheduling an appointment online to explore our comprehensive wellness services.

Understanding Annual Wellness Visits

An annual wellness visit is a thorough health evaluation that bears similarities to a traditional physical exam. While Medicare may not cover standard physicals, it does provide reimbursement for wellness exams. These annual check-ups are invaluable as they offer profound insights into your health and are designed to promote the health and well-being of patients.

Wellness visits play a pivotal role in the early detection of chronic ailments, such as peripheral vascular disease and diabetes, as well as cognitive impairments. Additional tests or adjustments may be made to your care plan based on the findings of your annual wellness assessment.

What’s Encompassed in an Annual Wellness Visit?

An annual wellness visit goes beyond routine check-ups, providing you with a comprehensive evaluation if your overall health. It begins with the measurement of your height and weight, followed by the recording of vital signs like blood pressure, temperature, and respiration rate.

Our comprehensive annual wellness visit also includes:

Personalized Care: Our experienced healthcare providers take the time to understand your medical history, lifestyle, and individual health goals.

Preventive Screenings: We offer a range of preventive screenings and assessments to detect health issues early, allowing for timely intervention.

Medication Review: Ensure your medications are optimized for your well-being, and address any concerns or side effects.

Nutrition and Lifestyle Counseling: Receive expert guidance on maintaining a healthy diet, staying active, and managing chronic conditions.

Mental Health Evaluation: Your emotional well-being is a crucial aspect of your health. We assess your mental health, including stress levels, and provide support as needed.

Review of Medical History and Existing Symptoms: Discuss any new or worsening symptoms, including past injuries, allergies, and illnesses.

The data that the team collects can be as crucial as the physical examination. Based on the assessment, our team may recommend further assessments, including imaging scans, cardiac evaluations, or laboratory blood tests.

Are Annual Wellness Examinations similar to Physical Exams?

Wellness visits are less extensive than physicals and are primarily focused on supporting your long-term health goals, while physical exams are designed to identify health concerns in their early stages. Physical exams are more focused on helping you achieve your long-term health objectives.

During a physical exam, our medical team conducts a head-to-toe assessment, examining your eyes, ears, nose, throat, heart, lungs, abdomen, and even testing your reflexes.

In general, we encourage patients to follow Dr. Garvin Patel’s recommendations regarding the timing of both annual wellness visits and physical exams. Some individuals may require annual physicals for continuous monitoring of specific health issues, while others may benefit from less frequent screenings every 2-3 years. At Arrae Health, we work with you to develop a personalized care plan that suits your unique needs.

Contact Arrae Health today or set up an appointment online to learn more about the comprehensive services available at our convenient Riverside County locations.