When you have a primary care physician, you have a medical professional who knows you, cares about your concerns, and provides the comprehensive health care you need. If you choose primary care from the family medicine specialists at Apollo Physicians in Sacramento, California, you connect with a team that offers preventative care, treats acute illnesses, and manages chronic diseases. To schedule with Apollo Physicians, call the office or book an appointment online today.
Primary care refers to the services you receive from health professionals trained to provide the first contact and care for all your ongoing health concerns.
What does first contact mean? It means that your designated primary care provider is the first person you call whenever you have a health concern.
Whether you develop a sudden illness, need ongoing care for chronic disease, or need to find a specialist, you contact your primary care provider. They offer comprehensive treatment and coordinate your care with other doctors or service providers in the community.
Your primary care providers at Apollo Physicians provide all the same services you would expect from a family physician or internal medicine practitioner. The services offered may include:
Apollo Physicians coordinates your care when you need treatment from a specialist or an interdisciplinary team. They also help you find community resources and services.
The primary care providers at Apollo Physicians offer chronic disease management. With ongoing lifestyle and medical care, you can stay healthy even when you have a disease that currently doesn’t have a cure.
Chronic diseases frequently managed by Apollo Physicians include:
The type of chronic disease management you receive depends on your underlying condition. If you have diabetes, disease management focuses on keeping your blood sugar within normal limits. The team helps you manage chronic pain with exercise, non-narcotic medications, and interventional treatments.
Apollo Physicians helps you prevent and manage chronic diseases by focusing on lifestyle factors. For example, they may manage weight loss, create an exercise regimen, or include physical therapy in your plan. They also prescribe medications when needed.
Call Apollo Physicians or schedule an appointment online today.