Preventive healthcare can save you time and money in the long run, and it may significantly extend your life expectancy. At Peninsula Healthcare & Wellness Center in Torrance, California, primary care specialists Kevin Calhoun, MD, Shelly Calhoun, FNP-C, and their skilled team offer comprehensive preventive care to keep you as healthy as possible and reduce the risk of complex medical problems. Call the office to learn more or use the online booking feature today.request an appointment
What is preventive healthcare?
Preventive healthcare includes services that reduce your risk of illnesses, injuries, and chronic (ongoing) diseases. Staying healthy is one of the best ways to maximize your quality of life and save you money in health care costs. See the experts at Peninsula Healthcare & Wellness Center at least once a year for routine medical checkups.
What are the benefits of preventive healthcare?
Some of the benefits you can expect when choosing preventive healthcare at Peninsula Healthcare & Wellness Center include:
- Exceptional service
- Time and cost savings
- Healthier body weight
- Stronger immune system
- Better disease management
- Reduced risk of medical problems
- Improvements in quality of life
The primary care specialists at Peninsula Healthcare & Wellness Center have many years of experience working with patients of all ages, enhancing their overall health and well-being in a comfortable, friendly clinic.
Which preventive healthcare services are best for me?
The Peninsula Healthcare & Wellness Center team asks about your symptoms, personal and family medical history, medication regimen, and lifestyle habits to determine which preventive healthcare services are best for your personalized needs.
They weigh you, determine your body mass index (BMI), and check your pulse, blood pressure, and other vital signs. Your provider listens to your breathing, checks your heartbeat, and completes a comprehensive physical exam. They offer breast exams, pelvic exams, and Pap smears for women to screen for signs of cervical cancer, as well as prostate exams for men.
You might also need blood tests, heart- or lung-function testing, asthma and allergy tests, X-rays, or other imaging procedures.
What are my preventive healthcare options?
Some of the highly effective preventive healthcare options available at Peninsula Healthcare & Wellness Center include:
Immunizations significantly reduce your chance of getting sick or developing a chronic disease.
Your primary care provider offers health coaching to reduce your chance of high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, heart disease, and other chronic diseases.
Medically supervised weight management
Peninsula Healthcare & Wellness Center offers medically supervised weight management to help you reach and maintain an ideal weight for a lifetime.
If you need medications because of a disease or its risk factors, your primary care provider helps you properly manage your regimen to reduce the chance of serious medical problems. They make changes to your medication prescriptions whenever needed.
To learn more about preventive healthcare at Peninsula Healthcare & Wellness Center or to schedule an appointment, call the office or use the online booking feature today.