A family physician’s care is both personal and comprehensive. The care is based on knowledge of the patient in the context of the family and the community, emphasizing disease prevention and health promotion.
The family physician also becomes the patient’s advocate in dealing with other medical professionals (in the event of a referral) and guides the patient through the journey to better health.
ADHDAttention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the name of a group of behaviors found in many children and adults.Allergy TreatmentAllergens come in many forms. Through the air, by physical contact, or in the foods we eat.AsthmaThe airways of people who have asthma are extra sensitive to the things they’re allergic to (called allergens) and to other irritating things in the air (called irritants).Birth ControlContraception (also called “birth control”) is any method that is used to prevent pregnancy. Most people know about options such as birth control pills and condoms. There are also other options.Colds and FluThe common cold and the flu are viral infections of the respiratory tract, which includes the throat, nose, airways and lungs.ColonoscopiesColon cancer is cancer of the large intestine (called the colon). Rectal cancer is cancer of the rectum (which is the part of the large intestine closest to the anus). These forms of cancer have many common features. They are often referred to together as colorectal cancer.CDL ExamsCanyon View Family Medicine provides full DOT approved physical examinations to qualify commercial drivers for their DOT approved medical card.Depression, Anxiety and Mental HealthDepression can affect people of all ages and is different for every person. A person who has depression can’t control his or her feelings. If you or your child, teen, or older relative is depressed, it’s not his or her fault.Diabetes ManagementDiabetes is a disease that occurs when a person’s body doesn’t make enough of the hormone insulin or can’t use insulin properly. There are 2 types of diabetes.Fracture CareProper fracture care is key to bones healing properly. Fracture management controls bleeding, provides relief from pain, and helps prevent further injury.Headaches and MigrainesThe most common types of headache are migraines and tension headaches. Other types of headaches include cluster and rebound headaches.ImmunizationsInfluenza (also called “the flu”) is a viral infection in the nose, throat and lungs. About 10% to 20% of Americans get the flu each year.Laceration and Wound CareThe best way to clean a cut, scrape or puncture wound (such as a wound from a nail) is with cool water. You can hold the wound under running water or fill a tub with cool water and pour it from a cup over the wound.Pregnancy Care and DeliveryPrenatal care is very important. To help make sure that you and your baby will be as healthy as possible, follow some simple guidelines and check in regularly with your provider.Sports, Mission, and Scout PhysicalsCanyon View Family Medicine provides comprehensive exams for sports, Mission and Scout required physicals.Skin ConditionsCanyon View Family Medicine providers treat many common skin disorders.Sleep ConditionsSleep is a vital part of our daily lives. Without a full night sleep our bodies suffer. Those without enough sleep have lowered immune system, have reduced cognitive skills, have an increased risk of diabetes and heart disease.Sports MedicineSports injuries are injuries that typically occur while participating in organized sports, competitions, training sessions, or organized fitness activities.VasectomyA vasectomy is an operation that makes a man permanently unable to get a woman pregnant.Weight ManagementMaintaining a healthy body weight is one of the best ways to avoid weight-related health problems, such as type 2 diabetes or heart disease. But what exactly is a healthy body weight?Well Child ExamsA well-child visit is an opportunity to ask general questions and concerns about your child’s development, behavior, and general well-being.Women’s CareWomen have unique health issues. Some of the health issues that affect both men and women can affect women differently.
In-House LaboratoryOur in-house laboratory offers timely results for blood counts, urine tests, pregnancy tests, Coumadin blood clotting test, and many others.Bone Density Scans (Dexa)Bone density scanning, also called dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) or bone densitometry, is an enhanced form of x-ray technology that is used to measure bone loss.X-RayWe are able to do any standard type x-ray with our state of the art equipment.UltrasoundsUltrasound is a type of imaging. It uses high-frequency sound waves to look at organs and structures inside the body.