Tuesday, April 24, 2018
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Bone Density Testing

At FHCA, we offer bone density testing to assess the strength of bones and the probability of fracture in persons at risk for osteo porosis.  This is a simple, noninvasive procedure that takes only minute.

 Botox Treatment

Botox cosmetic is a prescription that is injected into muscles and used to improve the look of moderate-to-severe frown lines between the brows in people 18 to 65 years of age for a short period of time. It works by blocking nerve impulses to the injected muscles. This reduces muscle activity that causes moderate to severe lines to form between the brows.

Minor Surgery

Any surgical procedure that does not involve anesthesia or respiratory assistance during the surgical procedure. Examples include mole and wart removal (benign skin lesions), joint injections, biopsies, etc.

 Sports Physicals

These are screenings which are mandated for people who play sports are to make sure that a person is in good enough shape to play sports. Visits comprised of a medical history questionnaire and a physical exam. Medical history questionnaire includes assessments of past illnesses and injuries that the patient or family members have had. The physical exam is comprised of a basic check of height, weight, blood pressure, eyesight, examination of ears nose and throat, and a flexibility test.

Women's Wellness

Services are dedicated to the health and well being of females by addressing gender specific health issues. Services include, pelvic exams, contraceptive consultation, etc.

Adult & Geriatric Care

These services include a comprehensive and objective assessment of physical and mental health as well as functional ability. Screenings for memory impairment and other chronic diseases affecting old adults are also available.

Pediatric Care

Focuses on serving children and families from birth through adolescence. Services include: wellness checks, prevention and education. Additional services are behavioral programs, developmental programs as well as weight management, and general conditions and diseases affecting youth.

 Preventative Care

This is comprehensive care emphasizing priorities for the prevention, early detection, and early treatment of conditions. There are a wide variety of care programs and services dedicated to maintaining health. These include cancer screenings, vaccinations, and general health education.

 Urgent Care

Some examples of urgent care needs might be colds, flu, minor accidents, minor suturing: conditions that do not require emergency or hospital care.

Primary Care

This includes chronic disease management for hypertension, diabetes, heart disease, asthma, arthritis, osteoporosis and many other chronic conditions.

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