We are excited to offer ultrasound testing. Ultrasound testing can evaluate such things as the thyroid, abdomen (including liver, kidneys, gallbladder, spleen), circulation of the legs and circulation of the carotid arteries (main arteries to the brain). Ultrasound can be a great diagnostic tool to investigate abdominal pain, painful legs and dizzy spells.
This test is used to evaluate lung function of a patient. When a patient smokes ,he has asthma or feels short of breath this test should be performed to diagnose any lung damage. Such diagnosis would include COPD/Emphysema and Asthma. Once diagnosed, the proper medications, testing, or consultation can be initiated.
This test is used to evaluate the basic function of the heart. This 30 second test can reveal abnormal heartbeats, an enlarged heart or potential blockage of the arteries. Once abnormal findings are discovered a proper plan of care can be formulated. Anyone over 50 should have a baseline EKG or sooner if the patient has early family heart disease.
This test is an ultrasound of the heart that can detect numerous problems. This test is used for patients with chest pain, palpitations, valvular heart disease, anyone with an abnormal EKG, shortness of breath or swelling of the legs. Once the 30 minutes test is performed, it can diagnose such health problems as an enlarged heart, mitral valve prolapse, decreased pumping of the heart, congestive heart failure and possible blockage of the heart.
This one is our most exciting test because you can be tested for insomnia, broken sleep, snoring and daytime fatigue all in your own home. This machine is taken home and is used to detect sleep disorders such as sleep apnea. This test can lead to a good night rest.
Kerry Thelen, NP is Certified by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration as a Medical Examiner to perform DOT exams. Kerry is in the office 3 days a week, and is able to schedule same day appointments.
This monitor is an easy take home test to diagnose heart problems. It is used to evaluate palpitations of the heart, unexplained chest pain, and vertigo.
The most important aspect to preventing illness and chronic health problems is yearly wellness visits. This is a “paperwork” exam, that Medicare has established to make sure that all of your health and wellness information is up to date.
We provide simple finger poke testing in 5-6 minutes and it can diagnose diabetes or high cholesterol. These simple finger pokes can continue to monitor the improving levels of blood sugar and cholesterol of a patient.
We love to offer convenience to our patients by offering all joint injections and trigger point injections for acute pain. We are excited to offer botox injections for your cosmetic needs. We also provide skin evaluations and removals of suspicious lesions.