Early Detection Through Screenings Saves Lives

Pacific Health & Wellness offers the Following Clinical Services and Screening Capabilities

  • Grip Strength
  • Blood Pressure
  • Pulmonary Function (Respiratory)
  • Pulse Oximetry (Oxygen Saturation)
  • DermaView (DermaScan) Sun Damage Screening
  • Body Composition Analysis (Body Fat, Muscle Mass, BMI & more)
  • Bone Sonometry (Osteoporosis)
  • Carotid Artery Ultrasound (Stroke)
  • Thyroid Ultrasound
  • Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD or PVD)
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Abdominal Organ Ultrasound (Kidneys, Liver, Spleen, Pancreas, & Gallbladder)

  • Echocardiogram (Heart Scan)
  • Metabolism (Resting Metabolic Rate – RMR)
  • BPRo Cardio Pulse-Wave Arterial Elasticity/Stiffness Analysis & Measurement
  • Blood Screenings (Cholesterol, HDL, LDL, Triglycerides, Glucose, A1C & more)
  • Full Biometric Screening Programs (Lipid Profile, Body Comp Analysis with BMI & Blood Pressure
  • Full Body Ultrasound Screening Programs
  • Executive Wellness Programs
  • Physical Assessment Evaluations
  • Massage
  • Flu Vaccinations
  • Additional Customized Screenings and Programs (available upon request)

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Stroke

Preparation: None.

Procedure: Technician traces a transducer (wand) against the neck. Ultrasound technology sends an image to a TV monitor.

Time: 3 to 5 minutes each.

WHAT IS A STROKE?
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Thyroid

Preparation: None.

Procedure: Technician traces a transducer (wand) against the neck. Ultrasound technology sends an image to a TV monitor.

Time: 3 to 5 minutes each.

WHAT IS THYROID DISEASE?
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Metabolism

Preparation: No caffeine or large meal one hour prior.

Procedure:
Individual relaxes while breathing into a sterile tube.
Time: 10 to 20 minutes.

WHAT IS METABOLIC DISFUNCTION?
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Liver

Preparation: No preparation required. Two piece outfit.

Procedure: Technician traces transducer against the abdomen identifying the specific organs.

Time: 3 to 5 minutes each.

WHAT DOES THE LIVER DO ?
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Kidney

Preparation: No preparation required. Two piece outfit.

Procedure: Technician traces transducer against the kidneys on each side of the body and visualizes the images on the monitor.

Time: 7 to 10 minutes each.

WHAT DOES THE KIDNEY DO?
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Spleen

Preparation: No preparation required. Two piece outfit.

Procedure: Technician traces transducer against the abdomen identifying the specific organs.

Time: 3 to 5 minutes each.

What IS THE SPLEEN?
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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Preparation: Fasting for six hours prior to test. Water is allowed. Two piece outfit.

Procedure: Technician traces a transducer against the abdominal area of the body.

Time: 3 to 5 minutes each.

WHAT IS AN ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSM?
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Gallbladder

Preparation: Fasting for six hours prior to test. Water is allowed. Two piece outfit.

Procedure: Technician traces a transducer against the abdominal area of the body.

Time: 3 to 5 minutes each.

WHAT IS THE GALLBLADDER?
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Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

Preparation: Removal of shoes and socks. Short sleeves.

Procedure:
Ankles and arms have blood pressure and
doppler readings taken by technician.

Time:
7 to 8 minutes.

WHAT IS PERIPHERAL ARTERY DISEASE?
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Osteoperosis

Preparation: Removal of shoes and socks. No panty hose.

Procedure: Foot is placed comfortably in ultrasound unit. Ultrasound measures the bone mineral density of the heel and a T-Score is determined.

Time: 3 to 5 minutes.

WHAT IS OSTEOPOROSIS?
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BPRo Arterial Elasticity

Preparation: No caffeine or large meal one hour prior to the test.

Procedure: A blood pressure cuff is placed on the left arm. Your blood pressure may be taken several times.
The BPRo sensor is secured to the right wrist.
You are asked to close your eyes and relax for several minutes. A wave form is established, the data analyzed and the results are provided on the report forms.

Time: 10 to 12 minutes.

Echocardiogram (TTE)

Preparation: No preparation required. Clothing from the upper body is removed and covered by a gown or sheet to keep you comfortable and maintain privacy.
Women may be asked to loosen or remove their bra. Privacy screens are also used.

Procedure:
Individuals lie on an examination table and electrodes are attached to the chest and shoulders and connected to wires. The echo technologist then makes recordings from different parts of the chest to obtain several views of the heart. It is also recorded on photographic paper and on a DVD disk. The DVD disk offers a permanent record of the examination.

Time:
20 to 40 minutes.

WHAT IS AN ECHOCARDIOGRAM?
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Lipid

Details on lipid profile screening

 

WHAT ARE LIPIDS?
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Discuss Results with a Healthcare Professional.. plus receive report printouts for you to take to your physician. Please call us for more information.
310.798.5000

These screenings gave me information to take to my doctor to get further testing done, which proved to help in preventative care for a condition I was unaware of.

Robert Green

Businessman

This was a real eye opener! I’m very thankful for these tests.

Mary Lathis

Businesswoman

very informative

Seth Marquois

Dancer