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Family Medicine

Family Medicine services offered in Ojai, CA

Family Medicine services offered in the greater Ojai, CA area

Family medicine provides complete health care to people of all ages and genders. At Preston Arndt, MD Medical Clinic, in Ojai, California, double-board certified integrative medicine provider Preston Arndt, MD offers a myriad family medicine services, including physical exams, preventive screening, electrocardiogram, lung spirometry, and lab work. Call Preston Arndt, MD Medical Clinic today to schedule a family medicine appointment, or book your visit online.

Family Medicine Q & A

What is family medicine?

Family medicine provides preventive and general health care to people from all walks of life. It uses routine checkups, sex-specific screenings, and patient education to identify and treat acute and chronic health problems. 

The providers at Preston Arndt, MD Medical Clinic take an integrative approach to family medicine. Integrative health emphasizes whole-body wellness. It works to identify and treat the root cause of diseases using evidence based medicine from a variety of sources and cultures. 

What services does family medicine provide?

Preston Arndt, MD Medical Clinic offers numerous family medicine services, including:

Physical exams
Physical exams check in on your overall health. 

During a physical, your provider assesses your well-being from head to toe. They examine your skin for moles or abnormal growths; check your vitals, including your blood pressure, heartbeat, and respiratory rate; and palpate (gently press on) your abdomen to check the size and location of your internal organs.

Immunizations, or vaccines, teach your immune system to defend against bacteria and viruses. Though no vaccine is 100% effective, staying current on your immunizations reduces your risk of severe outcomes, like hospitalization. 

Screening tests
Screening tests assess bodily fluids, like blood, urine, or saliva, to gain health insights. Your provider might recommend bloodwork, a Pap smear, or a prostate exam, depending on your age, sex, and health history,

Lifestyle counseling
Lifestyle counseling teaches you how to make good decisions that reduce your risk of chronic disease. For example, Preston Arndt, MD Medical Clinic regularly educates patients on how to exercise safely, eat more healthily, and improve their sleep hygiene. 

Nutritional supplements
Nutritional supplements like vitamins and minerals help restore your body to balance. They provide an all-natural and effective way to manage dietary deficiencies. Preston Arndt, MD Medical Clinic offers oral supplements and lifestyle advice. 

What should I bring to a family medicine appointment?

Bring the following items to your family medicine appointment at Preston Arnt, MD Medical Clinic:

  • Health insurance card
  • List of the medications and supplements you currently take
  • Results from any recent medical tests, like bloodwork or urinalysis
  • Questions or concerns you’d like to address

If you’re visiting the office with your child, you’re welcome to sit in on their appointment. The providers understand that some children get anxious at the doctor, and they strive to provide a welcoming experience. 

Call Preston Arndt, MD Medical Clinic today to schedule a family medicine appointment, or book your visit online.