Wellness Tests and Labs
School, Sports, or Camp Physical: A school, sports, and camp physical also called pre-participation physicals is the first step in ensuring the child is healthy and physically prepared to participate in activities. Even if your state or school do not require it, regular physicals provide an opportunity for physicians to discuss important health issues and concerns with children and their parents or guardians.
Pre-Employment Physical: More and more companies are now requiring pre-employment exams from potential employees. Some of these exams have to do with the nature of the job. These exams not only protect the employee from work injuries, but also protect the company against work-related lawsuits for injuries that could have been prevented had the employee been in good physical condition in the first place.
Drug Screening: Alcohol and drug tests have become standard in many companies, and you might be asked to undergo one in order to get a job. Drug/alcohol tests are especially important in high-risk jobs, where employees are handling dangerous or heavy equipment and being intoxicated can result not only in personal harm but also in harm to others and to property.
Thyroid, Glucose, Cholesterol: According to the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, 27 million Americans suffer from thyroid dysfunction and insulin resistance caused by hyperglycemia (high blood sugar) affects up to 105 million Americans. High cholesterol may lead to atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD), including heart attack, TIA, stroke and peripheral artery disease. At URCare we offer comprehensive lipid, thyroid and metabolic panels to closely monitor body hormonal and vital functions and prevent future complications.
Blood Pressure: Normal blood pressure is vital to life, it is important for circulating blood thought the body and deliver oxygen, nutrients, white blood cells, antibodies for and hormones through our arteries to the tissues and other vital organs. However, blood pressure can become dangerously high, and it can also get too low. Current guidelines identify normal blood pressure as lower than 120/80 mm Hg. There are numerous Medical conditions that can cause blood pressure imbalances and can be life threatening. Underlying conditions can be detected via blood screenings.
On-site X-ray: X-ray is a common imaging test which creates images of the inside of our body. The most familiar use of x-rays is checking for broken bones, chest x-rays can spot pneumonia, Mammograms use x-rays to look for breast cancer. At URCare we offer onsite x-ray imaging which saves you a lot of valuable time and hassle.
On-site Ultrasound: At URCare we offer onsite ultrasound imaging. Ultrasound is another type of imaging utilized by Health care professionals to view the heart, blood vessels, kidneys, liver, and other organs. During pregnancy, doctors use ultrasound to view the fetus.
Blood Tests: Blood testing is the most important step to prevent life-threatening disease. With blood test results in hand, we can identify critical changes in our body before they manifest as heart disease, cancer, diabetes, or worse. At URCare we provide comprehensive and proper blood tests that can empower you to enact a science-based disease-prevention program that could add decades of healthy life.
EKG/ECG: URCare offers an onsite EKG/ECG analysis that is used to determine heart rate, heart rhythm and other information regarding the heart's condition. EKGs are used to help diagnose heart arrhythmias, heart attacks, pacemaker function and heart failure.
Spirometry: At URCare we offer spirometry test that is used periodically to monitor your lung condition and is used to diagnose asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and other conditions that affect breathing.