When planning a visit to our family medicine office, we encourage patients to take time to think about some of the health questions that they have and any concerns that could be bothering them. A family physician is an incredible resource for health-related information. Even though most people visit us because they have a health problem that needs treatment, we do more than treat disease. We can also help to prevent it. By showing patients what steps they can take to improve their health, we can often reduce the likelihood that they will suffer from health problems in the future. As such, plan to have a conversation so that you can benefit from the knowledge we have on how to improve your health. (more…)