​Sierra Care Physicians

penn Valley

(530) 432-7023

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pediatrics

(530) 272-9780

Grass Valley

(530) 272-9770

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Routine Physicals

A routine physical examination ensures that you stay in good health. A physical can also be a preventive step. It allows you to catch up on vaccinations or detect a serious condition, like cancer or diabetes, before it causes problems. During a routine physical, your doctor can also check vitals, including weight, heart rate, and blood pressure.

What to expect:

  • Updated health history

  • Check vital signs

  • Visual exam, this includes examining the following:

    • Head

    • Eyes

    • Chest

    • Abdomen

    • Musculoskeletal system, such as your hands and wrists

    • Nervous system functions, such as speech and walking

  • Physical exam, the doctor will use tools to look at your eyes, ears, nose, throat, heart and lungs.​

  • Labratory Tests

Screenings:

Women

  • Mammogram

  • Breast exam

  • Pap smear

  • Pelvic exam

  • Cholesterol test

  • Osteoporosis screening

Men

  • Cholesterol test

  • Prostate cancer screening

  • Testicular exam

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Both Men & Women

  • Colon (colorectal) cancer test

  • Lung cancer

  • Depression

  • Diabetes

  • Hepatitis C

  • Vaccinations 

  • STI screening

  • HIV test

  • Syphilis test

How Often?

Most insurances will pay for one physical per year. Since physical exams depend on your age, gender, and health, we recommend speaking with your doctor to find out when you should follow up. Keep in mind that your doctor may not need to do all of the items listed above. 

Contact us today to schedule your next exam: