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While most think of urgent care centers as the go-to resource for treatment of sudden illness or injury, did you know our clinic also offers Routine checkups for both children and adults? Also called a physical exam, AFC Urgent Care Mission Valley offers convenient, preventative healthcare for these wellness checks.
Simply walk into our urgent care clinic in Mission Valley for a Routine checkup, no prior appointment needed.
To begin, your height and weight will be taken, and then vital signs will be measured. Height, weight, and vital signs all act as a barometer of important bodily functions and provide a sort of quick snapshot of your overall health. Tracking vital signs over time, including blood pressure, pulse, body temperature, and respiration rates, are useful tools to assess your risk for numerous health conditions and chronic diseases. Before your physical exam, a family history will be taken, and you will discuss certain lifestyle choices pertaining to your health with your physician, including smoking, alcohol/drug use, sleeping patterns, sexual activity, diet and exercise. Your Routine checkup at AFC Urgent Care Mission Valley also includes a head-to-toe physical exam.
If you wonder why a physical exam is necessary, you’re not alone. The fact is, many diseases are “silent killers," which gradually manifest symptoms. These diseases, such as heart disease or Type 2 diabetes, are best treated in their early stages. A Routine checkup can help keep you informed of your overall health and what you can do to ensure you stay as healthy as possible.
During a Routine checkup at AFC Urgent Care Mission Valley, you may request the following tests:
We’re happy to offer patients convenient Routine checkups and annual physicals in Mission Valley at convenient early, late, and weekend hours. Come in today to invest in your health!
Your provider will take an overview of your health by looking in your eyes, nose, and mouth, checking your reflexes, feeling for lumps, and so forth.
We’ll help you take the next steps if anything needs further attention. Most of our locations have an in-house lab, so we’re able to do many tests and prescribe the right medications on-site. Most patients don’t need to return for a second visit.
We work with countless highly-qualified providers, including doctors and nurses, who are able to provide you with comprehensive physical exams.