A primary care practitioner is your first point of contact for all your medical care. Trust Secil Schodroski, FNP-C, DNP, and the team at The Health & Wellness Center when you have acute health issues, like a fever or an unusual rash, that require medical intervention. Call the office in St. Louis, Missouri, to schedule your primary care appointment or use the online booking tool today.

Primary Care Q & A

What is primary care?

Primary care is a medical specialty that covers a wide variety of issues. Your primary care provider helps you with annual physicals and vaccines to support the prevention of disease.

They also help you promote wellness with recommendations about diet, exercise, weight loss, and lifestyle. If you need disease or illness management or treatment, your primary care doctor is your first point of contact.

It’s appropriate to reach out to a primary care provider, like The Health & Wellness Center, if you have concerns about specific symptoms, questions about medications or treatments, or need a preventive checkup.

When you make The Health & Wellness Center your primary care provider, the team gains a strong idea of your health and lifestyle. You can trust them to stay on top of your health and notice changes that could indicate a possible health problem.

What types of issues can a primary care physician treat?

As your primary care provider, The Health & Wellness Center can treat a variety of conditions and injuries. The team can treat acute concerns, like the flu or a laceration, and help you manage chronic problems like diabetes or hypertension.

The Health & Wellness Center is skilled and experienced in providing support for:

  • Annual exams
  • Allergies and asthma
  • Cold or flu
  • Diabetes
  • High cholesterol
  • High blood pressure
  • Hormone replacement therapy
  • Labs and blood work
  • Vaccines
  • DOT physicals
  • Weight loss

The Health & Wellness Center is unique in that it offers these primary care services alongside aesthetic treatments like Botox®. The team wants to help you feel and look your best.

What are the benefits of having a primary care physician?

Having a dedicated primary care physician improves your overall health outcomes and can prevent problems. Trust The Health & Wellness Center to:

  • Gain an understanding of your health history
  • Understand your lifestyle and habits
  • Provide fast and accurate diagnoses
  • Guide your health choices

One way to maximize your experience with a primary care physician is to schedule regular physical exams. That helps the team get a yearly picture of your health, notice any changes early – when they’re most treatable – and ensure you’re up-to-date on preventive measures like vaccines and screenings.

Book your primary care visit at The Health & Wellness Center today. Call the office or use the online booking tool to schedule.