We care about keeping your health on track. Tri-County Health Care offers yearly routine physicals at our locations throughout Wadena, MN. We recommend a wellness check at least once a year for patients of all ages. A complete physical exam helps us evaluate your overall health and diagnose or detect any underlying illness or medical conditions. Since 1925, our private, not-for-profit health care corporation has been committed to improving the health of our patients. With experience and compassion, our medical team works hard to ensure you stay as healthy as possible. Contact us today to learn more about our routine physical exams.
What To Expect At A Routine Physical
We'll perform a physical examination to check your overall health at a physical. A routine physical gives you the perfect time to discuss any health concerns or medical history with us. We'll measure your weight, height, and vital signs. We may perform additional tests, including:
- Vision Tests
- Hearing Tests
- Blood Tests
- Breast Exam
- Prostate Screening
- Rectal Exam
- Osteoporosis Screening
- Cardiovascular Evaluation
Preventative Checkup Exams
At a wellness visit, doctors will perform a basic physical exam that commonly includes:
- Heart Exam – We'll use a stethoscope to listen to your heart to hear any heart murmurs or irregular heartbeat.
- Lung Exam – We'll use a stethoscope to listen for any wheezing or irregular breathing.
- Abdominal Exam – We'll tap near your abdomen to assess your liver size and check for any abdominal fluid or pain.
- Extremities Exam – We'll check your joints, looking for any sensory or physical changes.
Our In-House Testing Services
We may order additional testing during your routine exam. Tri-County Health Care's lab technologists, technicians, and phlebotomists offer in-house testing for many services, including:
- Bacteria Cultures
- Blood Cell Counts
- Blood Sugar Testing
- Cholesterol Testing
- Kidney and Liver Disease Testing
- Pregnancy and Prenatal Testing
- PSA Testing
- Strep Throat and Flu Screening
- COVID-19 Testing
Routine Physical Results
Our healthcare team will meet with you to discuss the results of your routine examination. If there are any issues, we may recommend lifestyle changes or prescribe medication. If you need additional diagnostic tests, we may order these tests for you. The objective of a routine physical is to stay on top of your health before any minor problems become major issues. We're here to help you live a long and healthy life.
Why Choose Tri-County Health Care?
When it's time for a routine physical, Tri-County Health Care ensures you the best possible care. We're here to provide routine exams for patients of all ages, customized treatment plans to meet your needs and the highest level of compassion through any anxiety of wellness checks. We'll walk you through each step of our physical examination so you never feel like a patient. We want you to feel like family when you walk in our doors.
Schedule A Routine Physical Appointment
We invite you to schedule a routine physical appointment at one of our many locations in Wadena, MN. We'll give you a full routine physical and answer any questions or concerns about your health. You never need a referral to visit our top-notch health care professionals at our clinics. Contact us today to schedule an appointment!