1. Do I Need an Annual Physical?

    Routine yearly checkups are often ignored or postponed, but they are very important. Annual physicals provide preventative care, and gives you and your doctor time together to make sure the upcoming year is a healthy one. Medics USA has offices across Virginia and Washington DC that offer primary and urgent care to the citizens of our communities. Call a location near you to schedule your annual p…Read More

  2. Why You Should Bring Your Lunch to Work

    We understand how it is. Between waking up early, making the kids breakfast, dropping them off at school, getting in a quick workout, and heading to work yourself, it can be hard to find the time to do anything other than grab some fast food for lunch.  At Medics USA, we’re proud to be the primary care provider that you can count on to offer practical advice about how to live a healthier life. …Read More

  3. Healthy Grilling Tips Anyone Can Use

    Now that spring has sprung, people all over our neck of the woods are breaking out their grills. There’s just something about this time of year that makes cooking over a grill so enjoyable, and with temperatures on the rise, a need for new grilling recipes comes along with them. For many people, however, the goal is to grill in a way that’s healthier. But what does healthy grilling actually lo…Read More

  4. What is the DASH Diet?

    Science has shown time and time again that for many people, diets just don’t work. Although there are plenty of great ways to lose weight, a number of diets aren’t particularly sustainable for the long term. What’s a person to do? At Medics USA, we believe in tailoring an approach to suit each individual patient. After all, what works for one person might not necessarily work for another. Th…Read More

  5. 3 Tips for Lowering Your Blood Pressure

    You’re going along with life as usual, and generally speaking, you’re feeling pretty good. Hey, if it doesn’t seem like there’s anything wrong, you’re probably okay, right? Although this is probably true most of the time, there are indeed some conditions that can sneak up on a person without them really feeling much different. High blood pressure can be one of those conditions. In many i…Read More

  6. Nervous About Seeing a Doctor?

    If the thought of scheduling a visit with your doctor sounds like something you’d rather not do, you are not alone. A trip to your local medical clinic can sometimes cause a bit of anxiety and the truth of the matter is that millions of other people around the country are feeling the same way you are. Fortunately for you, the primary care team at Medics USA is here to help make things just a lit…Read More

  7. What to Look For in a Doctor

    Seeing a new doctor is always just a little bit intimidating. One of the things people commonly cite as being so nerve wracking is that they just don’t know how much their doctor will care. After all, you want your doctor to be the type of person who takes the time to listen to you and genuinely cares about your wellbeing. When you visit a primary care physician at Medics USA, that’s exactly w…Read More

  8. What Do You Do When Everything Changes?

    You’re going about your day as usual when you notice that suddenly you’re feeling a little dizzy. “That’s odd, but maybe I just haven’t been drinking enough water,” you think to yourself. So you fill up your water bottle, chug it down, and make a mental note that you really need to be drinking more water on a daily basis. A few weeks go by and you find that the dizziness is still there…Read More

  9. A Few More Healthy Recipes to Keep in Mind

    Here at Medics USA, we are pretty passionate about helping people out in as many ways as we possibly can. Whether that means that we provide assistance when they visit their primary care doctor, help when they come in to our urgent care clinic, or even general health tips, we’re happy to do what we can. That’s why in today’s blog, we’d like to share a few very quick, very easy kabob recipe…Read More