Medical Care Specialist
Florida Family Practice in Tampa and Wesley Chapel, FL, is the medical care clinic of choice. Providing both urgent care services for acute conditions and medical care for chronic conditions, the clinic is able to diagnose and treat a myriad of ailments for patients of all ages.
Medical Care Q & A
Florida Family Practice is a primary care clinic, which means that they can screen for, diagnose, and manage conditions affecting all systems of the body. While specialists focus on a single system, primary care doctors focus on the whole person. Some of the conditions patients are able to see their primary care doctor for include:
- Ear, nose, and throat problems, such as ear infections, strep throat, tonsillitis, and colds
- Chronic disease management, such as asthma, diabetes, and arthritis
- Mental and behavioral care, including depression and anxiety
- Bone and joint care, including fractures, dislocations, and bone and joint disease
- Well-woman care, including mammograms, pap smears, and family planning
- Acute illness treatment including urinary tract infections, bronchitis, and sinus infection
In addition, the primary care providers at Florida Family Practice focus on prevention of disease through patient education and adequate screening based on age and risk factors.
Yes. Florida Family Practice provides short-term and long-term pain management services for patients suffering from injuries, illnesses, or disease-causing, ongoing pain. Pain management services at Florida Family Practice are designed to prevent pain before it occurs through a combination of traditional and holistic approaches.
Patients who are experiencing life-threatening injury or illness should seek care in the emergency room instead of urgent care or clinic. A local emergency room is staffed with additional team members and supplied with the equipment needed for serious injuries and illnesses. Emergency treatment should be sought when the patient:
- has stopped breathing or is having difficulty breathing.
- is having chest pain or other symptoms of a heart attack.
- has experienced severe trauma.
- is hemorrhaging (bleeding profusely).
- has lost consciousness.
- is exhibiting symptoms of a stroke (one-sided weakness, numbness, tingling, drooping, or paralysis).