School physicals are a staple of late summer and early autumn, as families prepare for the new school year. However, with all the other back-to-school necessities, it can seem difficult to make time for visiting the family doctor for a checkup. Most school districts now require physical exams prior to enrollment in sports and other extracurricular activities. At Uncommon Care, we take the worry and headache out of these necessary exams for families throughout the Raleigh and Angiers, North Carolina area. Uncommon Care answers the need with our affordable, quick, easy, no-appointment-needed school physicals. Our knowledgeable, compassionate staff of health care providers ensure the start of a happy and healthy school year by answering all of your questions and making sure that you and your child are prepared for the challenges ahead.
What makes Uncommon Care the more convenient choice for school physicals?
- We operate to locations, one in Raleigh and one in Angier, so visitors can select the location that best suits their needs.
- We accept patients on a walk-in basis. That means there’s no need to wait days or weeks for a physical, as is often the case at primary care physicians’ offices.
- All of our locations are open six days a week.
- We provide an easier alternative to visiting a typical primary care physician, but we don’t think that should mean sacrificing personalized care.
- We offer a complete package of physical exams from pre-employment to school and executive physicals. Many of our clients choose us to complete a DOT physical exam.
What To Expect:
Your doctor may order basic blood tests like a complete blood count (CBC) or a chemistry screen. He may discuss screenings for cholesterol, cancer or other conditions.
You can also expect:
- To be asked about your lifestyle - your diet, how much you exercise and whether you smoke or drink.
- To have your pulse, blood pressure, respiration rate and temperature checked.
- To have your doctor check your abdomen, limbs, head and neck, heart, lungs, inside your mouth, skin and fingernails.
- To receive breast and pelvic exams (women).
- To receive penis, testicular, prostate and hernia exams (men).