A physical examination helps your healthcare provider to determine the general status of your health. The exam also gives you a chance to talk to them about any ongoing pain or symptoms that you are experiencing or any other health concerns that you might have.
Regular check-ups and keeping current on immunizations will help ensure you child stays healthy.
In most cases we can collect blood and urine samples and send them to the appropriate lab for testing. We can also perform some lab tests including lipids, urinalysis, pregnancy tests, flu screening and strep screening right here in the office.
Children are not “little adults,” they have their own unique issues that come with growth and skeletal immaturity. A pediatric sports medicine specialist is a physician with the training and qualifications to recognize, treat, and guide rehabilitation of pediatric specific injury issues.Read more
Musculoskeletal ultrasound is a state of the art and powerful imaging tool used for the diagnosis of various types of soft tissue injuries. It uses sound waves to create images of areas of potential injury and is radiation free and safe to use in children, adults and pregnant women.Read more
Millions of concussions occur on a annual basis. A concussion is defined as any injury to the brain that can alter the way the brain functions. Dr. Chima is experienced in concussion care from the pediatric to collegiate athlete.Read more
Platelet Rich Plasma or PRP is blood plasma with concentrated platelets. The concentrated platelets found in PRP contain huge reservoirs of growth factors that are vital to initiate and accelerate tissue repair and regeneration.Read more
Acupuncture is one of the oldest and most time tested medical procedure in the world and involves accessing the body’s natural energy to promote healing and health and to alleviate pain and suffering.Read more
An electrocardiogram (EKG or ECG) is a test that checks for problems with the electrical activity of your heart. We can perform an EKG test to help find the cause of unexplained chest pain and check for signs of heart disease or other heart related problems while you're at your office visit.