Physical Exam

Physical Exam

Physical Exam services offered in southwest, Houston, TX

A physical exam tells you everything you need to know about your health and can even detect health conditions you didn’t realize you had. At Med Cure Clinic in Houston, Texas, Deborah Yisa, FNP, PMHNP, APRN, RN, and her compassionate team offer annual, immigration, sports, and Department of Transportation (DOT) physicals. Call Med Cure Clinic, schedule a visit online, or walk in for care today.

Physical Exam Q & A

What is a physical exam?

A physical exam is a visit with your medical provider to review your health. Med Cure Clinic welcomes you to book physical exams once a year so you can stay in touch with your health and identify signs of illness in the early stages. 


There are many benefits of getting physical exams, including:


  • Tracking trends in your health
  • Identifying areas of concern
  • Receiving personalized health advice
  • Monitoring chronic health conditions


The Med Cure Clinic team answers any health-related questions during your physical exam appointments. They go over their findings from the exam and tell you if you need any further tests or treatments. 

Which types of physical exams can I get?


You can get several different types of physical exams at Med Cure Clinic, which serve distinct purposes. Come to Med Cure Clinic for your next:

Annual physical


Annual physicals happen yearly to track and monitor your health. They evolve according to your age and can include other necessary services like disease screenings and vaccine updates. 

Department of Transportation (DOT) physical


The DOT requires commercial vehicle drivers to get physical exams once every two years to make sure you can safely perform your job duties. 

Immigration physical


If you’re immigrating to the United States, the government requires you to get an immigration physical to show that your health won’t affect the health of the public in any way. 

Sports physical


A sports physical verifies that you’re healthy and in shape enough to start a new sport or exercise program. 

What happens during a physical exam?


The steps of a physical exam vary based on the type of physical you get and your age, but overall most physical exams are quite similar. When you visit Med Cure Clinic for any physical exam, you can expect:


  • Height and weight measurements
  • Vital signs
  • Listening to your heart and lungs
  • Ear, nose, and throat exam
  • Reflexes and neurological exam
  • Abdominal exam with palpations
  • Extremities exam


The team compares your physical exam findings to the information from previous physical exams. After the basic steps, they might recommend further testing or additional services like blood tests, vaccines, and screenings. 


Call Med Cure Clinic, schedule a visit online, or walk in for your next physical exam today.