Women’s Health Care
Annual Wellness Exam
Annual physicals (wellness exams) for women are essential to check overall health, well-being and vitality in conditions specific to women. As a family doctor, Dr. Ward conducts annual exams to address any health maintenance conditions and other health concerns specific to women.
Osteoporosis is a common condition in women that is typically caused by the changes in hormone levels which cause bones to become more brittle. Dr. Ward will examine and provide treatment options for women who are dealing with osteoporosis related symptoms.
A PAP smear is a test that screens a woman’s cervix for cancer cells. The test involves collecting a sample of cells from the cervix which is then sent to a laboratory for evaluation. Early detection of cancer cells is of most importance as it substantially increases the chance for cure.