Receiving the news that she has an abnormal pap smear can cause great concern and anxiety for a woman as the fear of cancer enters her thoughts. If a woman is getting her pap smears on a regular basis the probability that a new abnormal pap means she has cancer is small. This is why regular check ups and pap smears are so important. When there is an abnormality, our staff takes the time needed to re-assure the patient, explain the abnormal findings and then evaluate and treat as needed. Since HPV is the leading cause of cervical cancer, we have the new HPV vaccine available for those patients who wish to receive this.
Osteoporosis; which has been recognized as a significant health problem is a condition where the bones thin and lose strength which increases the risk of bone fractures. This most commonly occurs during menopause; however certain medical conditions and the use of some medications can increase the risk of having osteoporosis. Some women unfortunately think that taking calcium will prevent osteoporosis; however calcium alone will not prevent this disease. Good bone health is important in helping prevent fractures and Dr. Martin and his staff are leading professionals in the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis.
We offer nutritional counseling to help you become a healthier you. Whether you are fighting the battle of the bulge, have high cholesterol, or gestational diabetes we can help you make healthier choices for a better life style.
We offer several options of contraceptive management to help fit your life style. Our providers will discuss the benefits of each type of birth control we offer and answer all your questions. Most insurance companies are now covering this benefit at 100%, which means no out of pocket costs for the patient. Talk with your provider today to see which option is best for you.