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Ascension Saint Thomas Urgent Care, Nashville

Ascension Saint Thomas Urgent Care

4.81(2.6k reviews)
3024 Gallatin Pike, Nashville, TN 372163024 Gallatin Pike
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Once inside it was quick and easy Medical seem to just what I needed. Rec. was very friendly and helpful.
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Ascension Saint Thomas Urgent Care, Nashville

Ascension Saint Thomas Urgent Care

4.81(2.6k reviews)
3024 Gallatin Pike, Nashville, TN 372163024 Gallatin Pike
OpenMon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Once inside it was quick and easy Medical seem to just what I needed. Rec. was very friendly and helpful.

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Ascension Saint Thomas Urgent Care, Donelson

Ascension Saint Thomas Urgent Care

4.85(1.6k reviews)
2412 Lebanon Pike, Nashville, TN 372142412 Lebanon Pike
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Very friendly and professional registration, taking of vital signs, and consultation with nurse practitioner

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Ascension Saint Thomas Urgent Care, Madison

Ascension Saint Thomas Urgent Care

4.82(2.3k reviews)
1905 Gallatin Pike N, Madison, TN 371151905 Gallatin Pike N
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Staff were friendly, listened to what I had to say, and helped me get to feeling better. There was a short wait, and I was able to check in before hand. All the providers were nice and friendly.

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Ascension Saint Thomas Urgent Care, Hermitage

Ascension Saint Thomas Urgent Care

4.85(2.5k reviews)
4726 Lebanon Pike, Nashville, TN 370764726 Lebanon Pike
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I was a walk in and waited 3 1/2 hours. However with the Covid virus being rampant, I was just happy to be seen. The staff was very apologetic, kind, and expedient once I was called into a room.

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Ascension Saint Thomas Urgent Care, Franklin

Ascension Saint Thomas Urgent Care

4.88(3k reviews)
509 Hillsboro Rd, Franklin, TN 37064509 Hillsboro Rd
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*Everyone* I interacted with went “above and beyond” in every respect. I was very impressed, and I am very grateful. Thank you for caring so sincerely and expertly.

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Ascension Saint Thomas Urgent Care, Springfield

Ascension Saint Thomas Urgent Care

4.79(2.2k reviews)
2662 Memorial Blvd, Springfield, TN 371722662 Memorial Blvd
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They worked my boys in even though they were super packed. I was so thankful and the front desk lady was super helpful and sweet.

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Ascension Saint Thomas Urgent Care, Gallatin

Ascension Saint Thomas Urgent Care

4.82(1.4k reviews)
710 Nashville Pike, Gallatin, TN 37066710 Nashville Pike
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One of the best urgent care facilities I’ve visited. From the front desk to the doctor, everyone is friendly and willing to help you. Wait times were fair as a walk in, however you can check in online to reduce your wait. I would recommend this clinic to anyone.

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Moore Life Urgent Care

Moore Life Urgent Care

4.63(1.9k reviews)
253 W Main St, Gallatin, TN 37066253 W Main St
OpenMon 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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The staff was friendly and got me in as quick as they could. They were easy to work with and very understand.

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Ascension Saint Thomas Urgent Care, Murfreesboro (West)

Ascension Saint Thomas Urgent Care

4.82(2.7k reviews)
1144 Fortress Blvd, Murfreesboro, TN 371281144 Fortress Blvd
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Super friendly staff! Great experience, I will definitely use this urgent care for future healthcare needs.

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Ascension Saint Thomas Urgent Care, Murfreesboro

Ascension Saint Thomas Urgent Care

4.85(3.7k reviews)
2445 Memorial Blvd, Murfreesboro, TN 371292445 Memorial Blvd
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My son was really scared to be tested for Covid. The Nurse Practitioner was so sweet and calming. She showed him on herself first and she held his hand while she tested him. I appreciate that! The staff were all very sweet!

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Complete Health Partners, 3rd & Church

Complete Health Partners

4.9(252 reviews)
301 Church St, Nashville, TN 37201301 Church St
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Concentra Urgent Care, Nashville Central

Concentra Urgent Care

4.39(541 reviews)
315 14th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37203315 14th Ave N
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Ascension Medical Group Saint Thomas, Midtown Express Care

Ascension Medical Group Saint Thomas

3.8(29 reviews)
1911 State St, Nashville, TN 372031911 State St
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East Nashville Family Medicine

East Nashville Family Medicine

4.91(44 reviews)
801 Woodland St, Nashville, TN 37206801 Woodland St
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426 21st Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203426 21st Ave S
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CareNow Urgent Care, West End

CareNow Urgent Care

4.83(55 reviews)
3404 West End Ave, Nashville, TN 372033404 West End Ave
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3500 Gallatin Pike, Nashville, TN 372163500 Gallatin Pike
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3801 Hillsboro Pike, Nashville, TN 372153801 Hillsboro Pike
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CareNow Urgent Care, Green Hills

CareNow Urgent Care

4.58(48 reviews)
2001 Glen Echo Rd, Nashville, TN 372152001 Glen Echo Rd
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Physical Exam FAQs

  • What is a physical exam?

    A physical exam is a procedure in which your doctor examines your body to see whether you have any health problems.

  • What happens at a physical for a woman?

    A doctor will review a woman's medical history and perform the recommended screenings for her age group during a physical exam. According to the National Library of Medicine, she may also have her blood pressure and cholesterol levels examined, as well as have a conversation with her doctor about any new or existing health concerns.

  • Why are physical exams important?

    Physical exams are crucial, according to the National Library of Medicine, since they can uncover health concerns that you may be unaware of and help you minimize your chance of developing future health problems such as osteoporosis or diabetes.

  • How long do exams take?

    According to the National Library of Medicine, the length of time it takes for your doctor to do a physical exam is largely determined by the type and quantity of procedures and screenings that will be performed during your consultation. So that you can make the necessary arrangements, ask your doctor how long the exam will take.

  • What are common lab tests that can be ordered during a physical exam?

    During a physical exam, your doctor may prescribe a Pap test, a blood glucose test for diabetes, a cholesterol test, a complete blood count, and a thyroid-stimulating hormone test, according to the National Library of Medicine. During your next appointment, your doctor can provide you more information about the lab tests that may be recommended for you.

  • What vital signs are taken during a physical?

    According to the National Library of Medicine, vital signs are normally measured during an annual doctor visit because they alter with age, weight, activity level, and overall health. Blood pressure, temperature, pulse, and breathing rate are examples of vital indicators.

  • What questions should you ask your doctor during a physical?

    You can learn more about your health and the activities you can take to address or avoid specific health problems by asking questions during your physical checkup. According to the National Library of Medicine, you should bring a list of questions and concerns about your health to your appointment, such as new symptoms you're experiencing and screens and tests you should undergo based on your age, gender, and family history.

  • Where can I find and book a physical exam in Tennessee?

    Solv is the simplest and most convenient way to schedule a physical test. You may rest easy knowing your physical exam is being handled by a knowledgeable doctor thanks to Solv's database of just the highest-rated providers in your area. Visit Solv now to locate an urgent care clinic or a doctor who can offer physical exams near you.

Recent Physical Exam Reviews (20)

All A-OK re much appreciated Dr. Drumm. Think front desk staff should 1) tell patients who schedule an annual physical to show up in a fasted state rather than not saying a word in this regard during scheduling; 2) not ask “are you hydrated” when patient shows up for the physical, as if one knows the degree of water he or she has consumed prior to showing up and, again, without having said a word as to the importance of adequate hydration when scheduling the appointment. Think, too, that if patient has asked if showing up early for appointment is necessary and being told “no” due to paperwork being on file, your system email should not inform patient 30 minutes before the appointment that he should come 10 minutes early.

- Verified patient on 2/6

Facility very clean. Staff very friendly and no one sitting around doing nothing. Assistant got me in and got my vitals etc very efficiently. Then the PA came in and allowed me to give my symptoms. She asked a few questions for clarification and did a physical exam. Did an x-Ray. And, I was out in an hour with a diagnosis and a prescription. BTW, I am an advanced practice nurse so I could see things with a medical point of view and I have no concerns or complaints. I would like to see places like this concert to an optional cash model. Have a big menu board with all the prices posted if you want to pay cash. This might help to reduce costs.

- Verified patient on 7/23

The first nurse who started my physical had a nasty attitude and complained under her breath about having to find the color blind test booklet while doing my physical. We had a slightly unpleasant talk about it and I asked for another nurse to finish my physical. She attempted to mold the disagreement around me not arriving with a mask on but wearing a mask was not the problem, her Jack Kevorkian temperament was. Her supervisor then finished my physical with no further issues. Entire staff with the exception of this one lady was pleasant and professional.

- Verified patient on 8/6

Being new to this area. I had to update my medical card for my CDL. I was referred to AFC Urgent Medical care through a friend. I walked in and was greeted by a friendly/ professional staff member. After I finished filling out the required paperwork, I was to see the Doctor ( Very professional, friendly and personable, even though he was a Dallas Cowboy fan! )to complete my required physical. I WOULD HIGHLY RECOMMEND AFC URGENT CARE! IT WAS A GREAT EXPERIENCE! KEEP UP THE GREAT WORK! THANK YOU, R Middleton.

- Verified patient on 6/29

Dr. Cash is awesome - I'd definitely want to see her again. She is very professional, knowledgeable and personable. I appreciated the friendly staff as well. The only negative thing I would add is I don't like the iPad method of signing in - having to physically touch the same screen that countless others who are sick have touched is disgusting to me. I'm sure if you were to test for germs on that iPad you would find a shocking amount of germs/bacteria all over it.

- Verified patient on 11/25

The staff was very helpful, but we were required to wear masks even though there is no mask mandate in our county. We were coming in for a quick sports physical, none of us were sick, therefore we had nothing to spread. I’m thankful we got what we went there for, but I will avoid going in again because we should not have to be forced to wear a device that hinders breathing.

- Verified patient on 4/23

I arrived late due to traffic, and was assured the staff would be calling. The gentleman that asked me to provide my systems was thorough and professional. The Covid/Flu test were negative, and the doctor followed up my symptoms. She was very professional and asked questions to narrow down my issues. She conducted overall physical check, and ask for urine test. Prescribed antibiotics, and I left with a positive experience!

- Verified patient on 12/10

I brought my son in for a sports physical. The receptionist was friendly, the tech that assessed the vitals was friendly as well and knew what she was doing. Finally, the healthcare provider who performed the sports physical last name begin with an "O" I think, was friendly, professional, quick, and informative. I would recommend others to come visit, and I will definitely come back again in the future.

- Verified patient on 6/20

Very nice folks. Extremely friendly. My only comment is the person who took my son's vitals used hand sanitizer on her hand to clean the pulse oximeter and the blood pressure cuff. Wipes were right there on the container. He was there for a sports physical, but what if he was asymptomatic COVID? That was the only negative. The rest was great.

- Verified patient on 6/21

The lady who checked my daughter’s vitals. I think her name was Fancy, she was so friendly & set us at ease right away. Then Robert came in, so personable and nice. Took his time and gave a great exam. It was a last minute sports physical on a Saturday morning. They went above & beyond!

- Verified patient on 5/29

The practitioner that performed my physical was very knowledgeable!! She was nice and answered any questions I had and actually took the time to explain her answers. She was great and very professional. Wait time wasn't horrible although it could be better and the friendliness of the other staff was fair as well.

- Verified patient on 2/3

I came in for a foot fracture on a weekend. Overall the clinic seemed clean with physical distancing protocols in place, the physician was very kind and encouraging, and other staff spent time to help me understand my new boot. Would return if I was in a pinch like that again!

- Verified patient on 11/16

Made my appointment online and the process was easy. Front desk was nice—especially with all of what she was having to juggle. Doctor was personable and thorough. Office was clean and marked for physical distancing. Hand sanitizer and disposal gloves were available. Great and quick experience!

- Verified patient on 7/13

Received a physical exam for a be the match bone marrow donation. This required a blood draw and general physical examination. Shelby did a phenomenal job with the blood draw, and Misty did great with the physical exam. It was a very enjoyable experience overall!

- Verified patient on 10/7

We went for my son’s sports physical. From reserving our spot online to actual physical, our experience was great! Staff is super friendly and Maggie, NP was extremely thorough. We will recommend Urgent Team in Halls, TN to everyone we know!

- Verified patient on 4/17

I came in for pre-employment physical & lab work. The staff was very friendly. Offered to get me water after having 5 attempts by 3 people before they could get my blood work. I declined the Tylenol & ice packs.

- Verified patient on 5/3

The wait time was long, but understandable. That being said, I came in for a physical and drug test. The staff made everything easy and clear, plus they were very nice and apologetic about the wait time.

- Verified patient on 8/11

Today was a tough day mentally and physically. The staff, nurses and doc made this visit so much easier on me and offered so much comfort. I am super impressed with my visit!!!

- Verified patient on 8/28

Had a fantastic visit. Went for a sports physical for my son. There were 2 people ahead of us in line and we were still in and out in 45 minutes!

- Verified patient on 6/29

My husband & I had to get physicals to become Forster parents and we had a very great experience. The receptionists, medical assistant & the doctor were all super nice!!!

- Verified patient on 3/29

Tennessee Physical Exams

As part of a doctor's routine checkup, a physical examination is usually performed. Learn more about what happens during a physical exam to better prepare for your next medical appointment.

Physical examination

A physical examination is when a healthcare professional examines and studies your body to see if you have a physical health problem. The four components of a physical examination, according to the National Library of Medicine, are inspection, palpation, auscultation, and percussion (NLM).

During the examination, your doctor looks over your body for any issues, such as skin flaws. Palpation is the technique of feeling your body with your fingers or hands, such as when a doctor feels for a tumor or mass, according to the National Library of Medicine.

Auscultation is a method of listening to sounds, such as your heartbeat, by your doctor. Making noises, such as tapping on various body parts, is referred to as percussion. This is usually done to determine the size and consistency of your organs, as well as the presence or absence of fluids in specific places, according to the National Library of Medicine.

The purpose of an annual physical exam

According to the National Library of Medicine, an annual physical exam can help you discover and avoid health problems you may not be aware of.

An annual physical exam is used to screen for diseases like cancer and to see whether you're at risk for certain health problems like diabetes. A yearly physical checkup, according to the National Library of Medicine, helps you to stay current on vaccines and other preventative health treatments, as well as make smart lifestyle choices that benefit your general health. Another benefit of having a yearly physical examination is that you can communicate with your doctor at any time if you develop an illness or chronic disease.

How to prepare for a physical examination

According to the National Library of Medicine, being prepared for your appointment will help you make the most of your time with your doctor and avoid unnecessary follow-ups.

First, review your family's medical history and be prepared to discuss any inherited health concerns, such as high blood pressure, cancer, or diabetes. Your doctor may use this information to assess if you're at risk for these same health problems, according to the National Library of Medicine.

Check with the National Library of Medicine to discover if any general exams or immunizations are required. If you're not sure, call your doctor ahead of time to make sure you're dressed appropriately or to make special arrangements if you need to undergo specialized tests.

Finally, the National Library of Medicine recommends making a list of issues and questions to bring up at your meeting. If you've been suffering any new or different symptoms, for example, write them down so your doctor can evaluate you for any linked health issues.

How a physical examination is performed

The manner in which your physical exam is conducted is primarily governed by your gender and age, according to the National Library of Medicine, due to differences in anatomy and health problems that impact different age groups.

Male examination

Males between the ages of 18 and 39 have their height, weight, and body mass index (BMI) measured at every consultation, according to the National Library of Medicine. Males in this age group may be asked about mental health issues including depression, as well as their food, exercise, and substance use habits. It is possible to assess your blood pressure, cholesterol, diabetes, and heart disease.

Males aged 40 to 64 receive the same services as men aged 18 to 39, including colorectal cancer, lung cancer, prostate cancer, and osteoporosis screenings, according to the National Library of Medicine. Men in their sixties and seventies may also be questioned about their medications and whether or not they have fallen recently.

Female examination

Females between the ages of 18 and 39 will have their height, weight, and BMI checked at each visit. Females should have their blood pressure checked every one to two years, according to the National Library of Medicine, and cervical cancer screenings should begin at the age of 21. Females in this age group may get diabetes and cholesterol screenings as part of their routine medical examination.

Women between the ages of 40 and 64 receive all of the same services as younger women, including lung cancer, colorectal cancer, and osteoporosis screenings, according to the National Library of Medicine. Routine mammograms may be performed on women over the age of 65, and they may be asked about any medications they are taking.

Lab tests

Your doctor may order lab tests to confirm or rule out one or more disorders based on the results of your physical exam. Lab tests may be utilized as part of evaluations for illnesses such as colorectal cancer and cervical cancer, according to the National Library of Medicine.

Call your doctor ahead of time to find out if you'll be getting blood tests and what they'll entail so you can make the necessary arrangements.

Following up after a physical examination

Following your physical examination, you may be called if one of your screens or lab tests comes back positive or inconclusive. Your doctor will contact you in such circumstances to discuss treatment choices or to recommend additional tests and screening. Your doctor can tell you more about what to expect in terms of follow-up after your physical exam.

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  3. Physical exam frequency (February 4, 2022)
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