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Wellness Visits

Favia Primary Care and Favia MediSpa

Primary Care Physicians & MediSpa located in Algonquin, IL & Crystal Lake, IL

Attending annual wellness visits is one of the best ways to maximize your health and reduce the risk of medical complications. At Favia Primary Care in Algonquin and Crystal Lake, Illinois, board-certified family physicians Philip Favia, MD, Haydee Cantu-Manley, MD, and their expert staff offer comprehensive wellness visits for patients of all ages. Schedule your next wellness checkup by phone or online today.

Wellness Visits Q & A

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What are wellness visits?

Wellness visits are comprehensive physical examinations that allow your primary care specialist to assess your overall health and wellness, as well as reduce the risk of illness and disease. 

Wellness visits at Favia Primary Care offer the opportunity for disease screening, evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment if needed to maximize health outcomes for you and your family.

Which wellness services are available?

Some of the many wellness services available to you at Favia Primary Care include:

  • Preventative medicine
  • High blood pressure screening
  • Diabetes, cancer, and heart disease screening
  • Cholesterol screening
  • Screening for other diseases or illnesses
  • Vaccinations
  • Medical weight loss
  • Health education 
  • Physical exams
  • Lab work
  • Other diagnostic tests
  • Sexually transmitted disease (STD) testing and treatment
  • Birth control for women
  • Chronic disease management

If needed, Favia Primary Care providers offer specialist referrals to ensure you receive the most appropriate care for your condition.

What happens during wellness visits?

During wellness visits at Favia Primary Care, you can expect the following from friendly medical providers:

Vital signs check

To assess your vital signs and your overall health, Favia Primary Care providers evaluate your body weight, body mass index (BMI), blood pressure, pulse, and other vital signs if needed.

Medical history review

Your specialist discusses your medical history and symptoms you may have during the medical history review portion of a wellness visit. They ask about past diagnoses and treatments, as well as lifestyle habits and your medication or supplement regimen.

Physical exam

During the physical exam portion of a wellness visit, your provider assesses your eyes, ears, nose, neck, throat, breathing, heartbeat, abdomen, and more. They offer pelvic exams to women, along with a Pap smear test to screen for signs of cervical cancer.  Men are offered prostate cancer screening in addition to their other preventative care options.

Diagnostic testing

Urine testing, blood tests, STD tests, cardiac function tests, and allergy or asthma testing are a few of the many diagnostic tests available to you at Favia Primary Care. 

Treatment if needed

Your family medicine provider offers vaccinations, birth control for women, prescription medications, medical weight loss, and other treatments if needed to maximize your health and give you the best quality of life possible. 

When should I schedule wellness visits?

Schedule wellness visits at Favia Primary Care each year to maintain superior health and wellness. You can also schedule visits with your family medicine provider if you feel ill, get injured, notice unusual symptoms, or have concerns or questions about your health.

To schedule your next wellness visit at Favia Primary Care, call the office or book an appointment online today.