Annual Exams

River Hills Family Medicine

Family Medicine located in Austin, TX

When it comes to safeguarding your health, as well as the health of your entire family, an annual exam is one of the most effective preventive tools. At River Hills Family Medicine, Lori Naglieri, MD, and her expert team of experienced health care professionals in Austin, Texas, offer comprehensive wellness exams for every member of the family ages 6 and up, including gynecologic exams for women. If you’d like a professional and friendly family practice in Austin, Texas, please call the office or use the online scheduling tool to book your family’s annual exams.

Annual Exams Q & A

Who needs an annual exam?

The answer to this question is simple — every member of your family benefits from an annual wellness exam. A yearly wellness checkup is one of the most important tools in your health care arsenal, as it allows Dr. Naglieri and her team to monitor your health year after year and catch potential problems before they grow into something much larger.

Through an annual exam, Dr. Naglieri keeps a close eye on your health and ensures that you have the resources you need. 

What happens during a typical annual exam?

During a regular annual physical, the team checks the following:

  • Weight and height
  • Blood pressure
  • Heart rate
  • Temperature
  • Eyes, ears, nose, and throat
  • Overall skin condition
  • Lungs
  • Reflexes
  • Abdomen

The above list is a general outline of what to expect during annual exams at River Hills Family Medicine, but the assessment is tailored to each patient’s unique needs. 

Are well-child exams available?

Yes, Dr. Naglieri begins seeing children at the age of six and up. Annual exams for growing children are extremely important as the team at River Hills Family Medicine tracks your child’s health and ensures that important developmental milestones are met.

Can I schedule a women’s wellness exam?

Yes, Dr. Naglieri offers gynecological exams for women, including breast exams and Pap tests. A woman’s health is tied quite closely to her reproductive health, which is why gynecological exams are very important for women during every stage of their lives, from puberty on through menopause.

Are men’s wellness exams available?

As a family medicine practice, River Hills Family Medicine offers men’s wellness exams. Men have unique concerns when it comes to their health, and Dr. Naglieri and her team understand and address those concerns. 

What should I do to prepare for an annual exam?

There’s nothing you need to do to prepare for an annual exam unless the team at River Hills Family Medicine asks you to fast for certain blood tests. You should expect that you’ll leave a urine sample so it’s best not to urinate shortly before your appointment. 

You should also come prepared with any questions you may have about your health as Dr. Naglieri sets aside enough time for each patient to ensure a comprehensive review of their health.

To set up your annual exam, call River Hills Family Medicine or use the online scheduling tool to book an appointment.

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