Adult Well Checkups Help Patients Stay Healthy
The purpose of the Annual Physical (or yearly exam or adult well checkup) is prevention. Most insurance companies cover a yearly well checkup/annual physical, including labs (blood and urine test), at NO COST to the individuals. Epic Urgent and Family Care makes getting an annual physical or wellness exam easy. Please call 708-733-7750 to get more information or to schedule your next visit.
Preventive Care Services
- Complete body checkup
- H&P (History & Physical Exam)
- Basic Blood work (Complete Blood Count, Electrolytes, Kidney function, Diabetes Screening, Liver panel, Lipid profile, and Thyroid test)
- EKG (Electrocardiogram)
- Urine test (for sugar and protein)
- Pap smear for cervical cancer (for female patients)
- Screening for Breast Cancer, Colon Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Cervical Cancer, etc
- TB Screening
- STD & HIV Testing
- Personalized counseling to maintain a healthy lifestyle
Make Prevention a Priority
Prevention is a crucial aspect of staying healthy, and it starts with regular checkups, even when you are experiencing no symptoms. These checkups give your family doctor the opportunity to assess your overall health, identify any potential risks or conditions, and develop a personalized prevention plan tailored to your specific needs.
The Benefits of Preventative Care
Regular checkups at a family practice can catch health problems early, when they are often easier to treat and more likely to be curable. For example, regular screenings for conditions such as cancer, diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol can help detect any early warning signs, allowing for prompt intervention and treatment.
Preventive care also helps to reduce the risk of developing certain health conditions altogether. For example, a healthy diet, regular exercise, and avoiding smoking can greatly reduce the risk of developing heart disease, stroke, and some forms of cancer.
In addition to physical health benefits, preventive care can also improve mental health and well-being. Regular checkups provide an opportunity to discuss any mental health concerns with your healthcare provider and receive guidance and support to maintain optimal mental health.
Chronic Conditions and Adult Well Checkups
Prevention is particularly important for individuals with chronic conditions such as diabetes or heart disease. Regular checkups and preventive measures can help manage these conditions and prevent them from worsening. They become increasingly important the older we get, and our clinic also offers well checkups to pediatric patients.
We offer complete body checkups at a competitive price to uninsured individuals or to anyone who does not want to use their insurance – please see our self-pay price page for more information.
Chronic Health Management
Our providers are experts in diagnosing, monitoring, and providing continuity of care for certain chronic health problems.
- Cardiovascular conditions
- COPD, asthma, or chronic bronchitis
- High cholesterol
- Renal or kidney problems
Epic urgent care services patients in the following suburbs and zip codes.
Nearby Neighborhoods: Palatine, Streamwood, Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Inverness, Barrington, South Barrington, Rolling Meadows, Wheeling, Prospect Heights, Deerfield, Mount Prospect, Lake Zurich, Glenview, Vernon Hills, Hoffman Estates, Schaumburg, Elk Grove Village, Downers Grove.
Nearby ZIP Codes: 60004, 60074, 60010, 60011, 60005, 60007, 60008, 60015, 60016, 60018, 60025, 60047, 60061, 60062, 60067, 60656, 60089, 60090, 60106, 60107, 60169, 60192, 60193