A physical examination or assessment is been used to check overall health & make sure that you dont have any other medical problems which you are unaware of. A physical examination will help the doctor to determine general status of the health. The exam will also gives a chance to talk with doctor about any ongoing pain or even symptoms which you are experiencing or any other health related problems or concerns which you might have. A physical assessment was recommended at least once in every year, particularly in the people over the age of 50 years. The examination was used to:
- Check for any possible diseases, by they can be treat them early
- Identify any issues which may become as a medical concerns in the future
- Update the necessary immunizations
- Ensure that to maintain a healthy diet & exercise routine
- Build up a healthy relationship with your PCP
- These exams were a good way to check the cholesterol, blood pressure & blood sugar levels. These levels may be higher without you ever showing any of the signs or symptoms. Regular screening will allows the doctor to treat these types of conditions before they become very severe.
- Doctor may also perform physical exam before performing the surgery or before beginning the treatment for medical condition.