At Hoskinson Health and Wellness Clinic, we proudly offer same-day appointments for Department of Transportation (DOT) and sports physicals and accept all types of insurances. Please give us a call to schedule your appointment today.
What is a physical?
Physicals are routine check-ups essential for various reasons:
- Preventative care: Physicals serve as proactive measures to detect potential health issues early, paving the way for timely interventions.
- Baseline health assessment: They establish a baseline for your overall health, aiding in the identification of changes over time.
- Occupational requirements: DOT Physicals are mandatory for individuals involved in safety-sensitive roles in the transportation industry, ensuring their fitness for duty.
- Sports participation: Sports physicals are crucial for athletes, ensuring they are in good health and can safely engage in physical activities.
How to prepare for your physical
- Gather Information: Bring a list of medications, medical history, and any specific concerns or questions you may have.
- Dress comfortably: Wear loose, comfortable clothing to facilitate an easy and thorough examination.
- Be honest and open: Share any lifestyle changes, symptoms, or concerns with our healthcare professionals.
What to expect during your physical
- Thorough examination: A comprehensive physical involves a head-to-toe examination, assessing various aspects of your health.
- Vital sign assessment: Blood pressure, heart rate, and other vital signs will be measured.
- Discussion and consultation: Our healthcare team will discuss the results, provide guidance, and address any questions or concerns you may have.