To stay on top of your health, Evan Allen, MD, recommends and offers annual wellness exams at Dr. Allen Wellness & Medical Center in Henderson, Nevada. Routine wellness exams are important for ensuring your body is functioning optimally each year. These visits also give you time to connect with Dr. Allen about new symptoms or health concerns you have. If you’re in the Greater Las Vegas area and want the peace of mind that you're in good health, schedule a wellness exam at the office nearest you today by phone or by using the online booking feature.
A routine wellness exam is a part of your preventive health care plan that helps identify potential health issues as early as possible. You typically schedule a wellness exam once a year when you’re not sick to give Dr. Allen an opportunity to assess your overall health and track any changes since your last wellness visit.
By identifying potential health issues in their earliest stages, you can start treatment as soon as possible to ensure the best possible outcome.
During your wellness exam, Dr. Allen reviews your personal and family medical history to determine whether additional preventive health screenings are necessary for chronic disease. He also discusses any new symptoms or concerns you have since your last checkup and documents any over-the-counter or prescription medications you take.
A wellness exam also involves a physical, where Dr. Allen assesses the health of your major systems, including your:
Dr. Allen evaluates the health of your skin and tests the strength and function of your muscles.
If you have risk factors for diseases like diabetes or heart disease, Dr. Allen may also request blood work or urine testing during your appointment. Additional screenings may be necessary based on new symptoms, your age, or overall health history.
If Dr. Allen finds any concerns with your health during your wellness exam, he may order additional tests to confirm a diagnosis.
For chronic conditions, like heart disease and diabetes, Dr. Allen creates a custom treatment plan to help you manage your health issues and prevent a worsening of your condition.
In some cases, Dr. Allen may need to refer you to a specialist for additional evaluation and treatment. He coordinates your care with other providers to stay on top of your overall health.
As part of a treatment plan for existing conditions or as a preventive treatment, Dr. Allen offers comprehensive dietary and nutritional counseling to improve your overall function and possibly alleviate the symptoms of existing conditions. He can also recommend diet and exercise programs to help you maintain a healthy weight and reduce your risk for further health complications.
If you haven’t had a wellness exam in recent years, don’t put it off another minute. Schedule a consultation with Dr. Allen today by calling the office or by booking an appointment online now.