Why You Need a Good Primary Care Health Care Provider

A primary health care provider is a licensed medical doctor or nurse practitioner who can take care of you by addressing various health issues. He/she can be a general practitioner like your usual family doctor, or a doctor that specializes in a specific medical field.

It's important that you find a good primary care provider because he/she is the one you go to for initial diagnosis, and, in some cases, continuous care from treatment all the way to recovery and aftercare.

What to Look for When Choosing a Primary Care Provider

There are several factors to consider when choosing a primary health care provider. First of all, the doctor has to have all the required licenses to practice in his/her field. Experience is, of course, an important factor to consider as well. A good doctor with a good reputation that precedes him is an excellent candidate.

It's also important for you to feel at ease when you're around your doctor. Doctors aren't mind readers, and they can't tell what exactly is wrong with you if you're not open about all the things that you are experiencing or feeling regarding the health issues you're concerned about. If you can't talk openly about your health problems, the doctor may have difficulty giving you a proper diagnosis. In line with this, you should feel that you're able to completely trust your doctor.

Furthermore, it's important to remember that when it comes to treatment and recovery, the whole process should be considered a team effort�with you and your doctor as the main players. If you can't work with your doctor, and vice-versa, the entire process might not work effectively.

About our Multispecialty Office

We are the only health clinic in Temple, TX to offer a Multispecialty approach (Medical Doctor, Nurse Practitioner, Chiropractor, and Massage Therapist). We created this type of practice with PATIENT CARE in mind. Instead of going to multiple health clinics with differing opinions on how to treat your particular condition, we have a team approach to your care. This is uniquely beneficial to you as a patient because you will have several health care providers (with a wide variety of educational background) working together to find the best solution for you, in one location. In turn, this saves you time, money and most importantly, provides you with better overall health care.

If you need directions getting to our treatment center, please give us a call at (254) 899-BACK (2225). You may also view our online map and directions here.