Medical Health Screening

Medical Health Screening

Wellness @ Work offers Medical Health Screening.

Often described as a mid-life M.O.T. to check on your systemic health for signs that indicate early detection of disease.

1. What is health screening?

Health screening is important to everyone. It involves the use of tests, physical examinations or other procedures to detect disease early in people who look or feel well. This is different from diagnostic tests, which are done when someone is already showing signs and/or symptoms of a disease.

2. Why should I go for health screening?

Health screening helps you find out if you have a particular disease or condition even if you feel perfectly well, without any symptoms and/or signs of disease. Early detection, followed by treatment and good control of the condition can result in better outcomes, and lowers the risk of serious complications. It is therefore important to get yourself screened even if you feel perfectly healthy.

For example it may not be possible to prevent all cases of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) but there are things you can do, at work, to help prevent symptoms occurring or getting worse. Health monitoring is an informal, non-statutory method of surveying your workforce for symptoms of ill health, including lower back pain. This type of occupational health management system can enable you, as an employer, to be aware of health problems and intervene to prevent problems being caused or made worse by work activities. Another important role of health monitoring is to feedback into a system that reviews the current control methods in place in your office.

The health screenings enable us to identify problem symptoms and abnormal findings if measurements are ‘out of range’. In the hands of our health professionals we are able to treat the problem better or refer appropriately by linking findings to an underlying process of pathophysiology.

Our full body health check includes:

  • Eyes (Wall chart and Ophthalmoscope)
  • Ears/Nose and Throat (Ophthalmoscope and Case Histroy)
  • Skin (Visual Check)
  • Respiratory [Lungs] (Stethoscope)
  • Cardiovascular [Heart] (Machine Monitored BP, pulse and heart rate variability)
  • Blood Glucose (Blood Glucose Monitor)
  • Gastrointestinal [Viscera] (Case History and Palpation)
  • Musculoskeletal [Muscles and Joints] (Palpation)
  • Neurological [Nervous System] (Sensory, Motor and Reflexes)

Health screening enables you to find out if you have a particular disease or condition even if you do not have any symptoms and/or signs of disease. Early detection, followed by treatment and good control of the condition can result in better outcomes.

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