Preventive Care & Internal Medicine

We know your family's care is of the utmost importance in your life. Whether you are a first-time parent or have teenagers, it's important that everyone in your family is given the proper medical care they need. That doesn’t just mean visiting when someone is sick - that also means regular "wellness visits".

It's important to prevent infections and other medical issues before they become major issues, rather than waiting until a health problem surfaces. By visiting your primary care provider for regular preventive check-ups, you and your loved ones can be one step ahead of health problems. 

Here at Total Health Primary Care, PLLC, you'll have a doctor on your side who makes you an active part of your own healthcare and provides you with the caring, compassionate healthcare you and your family deserve. 

What is Preventive Care?

So what exactly does preventive care mean? After all, when we think about primary care provider, we often picture them diagnosing and treating illnesses and injuries.

Preventive family care focuses on maintaining health and protecting against disease, disability or death by educating the patient and making sure they come in for routine visits. Remember-you don't have to be sick to benefit from seeing your family care doctor.

Here are just some of the preventive practices that children, teens and adults can adopt to protect their health for the long term:

Stay updated on immunizations

  • Routine blood work
  • Annual pap smears
  • Blood pressure check

Preventive Lifestyle Changes

Your Total Health primary care provider will inform you about ways to reduce your risk of certain health complications by changing your lifestyle. This may mean changing your diet, quitting tobacco, exercising more or losing weight. Diabetes and heart disease are leading causes of death in the United States, and one of the best ways to prevent these conditions from affecting your family is to come in for routine exams and physicals.

During these visits, we can also identify certain problems or risk factors. Your doctor may recommend ways to reduce your chance of developing issues like high blood pressure or high cholesterol in the future. By taking a proactive approach to your health, you can learn how best to avoid preventable illnesses.

Integrative Medicine

Medicine has certainly changed a lot over the years, and more and more doctors are placing their attention on ways to better emphasize and support a whole-body approach to health care. Here at Total Health Primary Care, PLLC, you aren’t just another number. Integrative medicine focuses on establishing and supporting a long-term relationship between a patient and our practitioners, to make sure that our patients get the trusted medical care and treatments they need to heal and feel their best. Integrative medical care focuses on providing healing options for both children and adults.

What is Integrative Medicine?

Many people wonder how integrative medicine differs from conventional medicine. While our integrative medicine doctors do provide a variety of conventional medical interventions and treatment options, we also know that there are other alternative therapies and unique interventions out there that can provide faster healing within the body without relying on more invasive procedures and technologies. Our integrative medicine doctors craft a patient-focused treatment plan that encompasses a wide range of both traditional and alternative therapies and treatment options. Our goal is to help you feel and function at your best.

The Benefits of Integrative Medicine

So, why should you turn to the integrative medicine team at Total Health Primary Care, PLLC? It’s simple. We care about you and your family’s health and we put that at the center of everything that we do. Instead of simply treating diseases and illnesses when they arise, we focus on ways to prevent disease first and foremost to promote long-term health and wellbeing in all of our patients, no matter their age or background. Our team of integrative medicine specialists take ample time with each patient, discussing their health and concerns at length, and getting a more detailed as well as big-picture approach to how to best care for every patient. Our care is always tailored to you.

Are you wondering what integrative medicine can do to improve your health and wellbeing?
If so, call Total Health Primary Care, PLLC in Selma, Texas, at (210) 654-9300 to schedule an appointment for you or your child.

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