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Preventative Care Specialist

Thirlby Clinic, PLC

Internal Medicine & Family Medicine located in Traverse City, MI

Good, long-term health depends on what you do now to support wellness. The team at Thirlby Clinic, PLC, in Traverse City, Michigan, promotes preventive care to help you avoid chronic disease and avert future health complications. Preventive care includes regular check-ups, important screenings, and lifestyle changes. To learn how you can benefit from preventive care support, call the office to set up an appointment or schedule online today.

Preventive Care Q & A

What is preventive care?

The goal of preventive care is to stop disease or disease complications from happening and derailing your quality of life. Preventive care isn’t reactive to symptoms. Instead, the screenings and recommendations help you maintain a high quality of health.

Preventive care allows for early detection of disease and can result in better disease treatment and management, so you have fewer complications and a better overall quality of life. 

The team at Thirlby Clinic, PLC, knows the importance of preventive care and acknowledges that it takes hard work and commitment on the patient’s part. 

The practitioners are always available to tailor your preventive care with health screenings, lifestyle recommendations, and referrals to specialists if needed.

What services are part of preventive care?

Preventive care involves yearly examinations and screening tests individualized according to your age, current health, and medical or family history. 

By staying on top of your health, the providers at Thirlby Clinic, PLC, can detect issues early, before they escalate, so they’re easy to treat and resolve.

Preventive care includes:

  • Annual health checkups
  • Well-woman visits and Pap smears
  • Men’s health screenings
  • Colonoscopies
  • Mammograms
  • Blood pressure monitoring
  • Care coordination among your providers
  • Medication management

If you have a chronic disease, like hypertension or diabetes, the doctors at Thirlby Clinic, PLC, help you with management for minimal impact on your overall health and function. 

When long-term, chronic conditions are well-managed, you avoid major complications that undermine your health and quality of life.

What are the benefits of preventive care?

At Thirlby Clinic, PLC, the team is focused on you – the patient. They take steps to fully understand your health history, your family medical history, and your lifestyle. They can then create a wellness plan that helps you prevent illness and disease.

By developing a lasting relationship with the team at Thirlby Clinic, PLC, you can feel comfortable reaching out with health concerns. You can also trust that you’re getting the tests and treatments you need to stay healthy and address any underlying or immediate conditions.

Take advantage of the preventive medical care provided by the expert team at Thirlby Clinic, PLC. Request an appointment by calling the office or schedule an appointment online today.