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What preventive health screenings can I get if I use a wheelchair?

If you are able to stand and support your weight, we can administer all our available screenings. We can assist you with turning around and sitting on the table and then assist you to help you lie down on the exam table.

If you are unable to stand and support your weight, we can perform the following tests can be performed:
  • carotid artery ultrasound screening
  • peripheral arterial disease screening
  • osteoporosis risk assessment
  • cholesterol (complete lipid panel)
  • fasting glucose (diabetes)
  • c-reactive protein ( CRP) 

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