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Primary Care

What is primary care?

When you need to see a health care provider, primary care is your first point of contact for your health care. Primary care focuses on health and wellness for the whole body.

When you visit the Rusk Health Clinic team, they learn your health history, find out about your wellness goals, and discuss any health concerns you might have. They can also diagnose and treat your health issues.

Over the years, you establish a relationship with your primary care provider, who knows your health history , helps you stay well throughout your life and work to promote long-term health and wellness for their patients as they age.

Why is primary care important?

As the main source of your health care, your partnership with your primary care provider at Rusk Health Clinic gives you better access to health care, improved outcomes, and lower costs.

For example, if you don’t feel well, you should call your primary care provider instead of going to the emergency room. The team can give you the care you need while having your health history on record, which is an added convenience. They also have the training and expertise to treat your condition.

What services does primary care provide?

The Rusk Health Clinic team performs many types of in-house diagnostic services, treatments, and procedures. They go beyond treating you for acute illness, aches, and pains.

Services provided include diabetes screenings, cardiovascular health screenings, prescriptions, wound care, minor surgical procedures, health counseling, health education.

We also diagnose and treat most illnesses. However, they can provide referrals and additional care coordination, as needed.

What are the benefits of primary care?

You can view primary care as your home for health care. Rusk Health Clinic can help you prevent sickness and disease, in addition to diagnosing and treating your health concerns. You can count on their care throughout your life.

Primary care gives the patient comprehensive care from medical professionals who can provide you with the care you need. In addition, they can compare your health records kept on file to monitor any changes that might need to be addressed.

To schedule an appointment with your primary care provider at Rusk Health Clinic call the friendly office staff.

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