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In Office Procedures Specialist

Family Health Associates

Family Medicine & Aesthetics located in Murfreesboro, TN

When you need a specialized procedure or treatment, you shouldn’t have to visit multiple doctors or facilities. With the help of expert family physicians Akashia Anderson Murphy, MD, Dennis Carter, MD, and the dedicated team of providers at Family Health Associates, you can undergo the in-office procedures you need in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Book your in-office procedure consultation by calling the clinic directly to book a visit.

In Office Procedures Q & A

Which type of in-office procedure do I need?

In-office procedures include a broad spectrum of non to minimally invasive treatments your doctor can perform right in the clinic, so you don’t have to visit a surgical center, specialist, or urgent care clinic. Some of the most commonly performed in-office procedures at Family Health Associates include:

  • Sutures for lacerations
  • Gynecological colposcopy
  • Abscess incision and drainage
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG or ECG)
  • Excisional biopsy of skin lesions
  • Birth control implant insertion (Nexplanon®)
  • Lung function tests, such as the spirometry
  • Trimming toenails and ingrown toenail removal
  • Medical ear piercing for babies over four months of age
  • Intrauterine device (IUD) insertion, including Mirena®, Skyla®, and Paragard®
  • Cryotherapy for removing abnormal cervical cells or another gynecological issue

At Family Health Associates, you have access to a team of expert family physicians who provide a host of in-office procedures for babies, children, teens, adults, and seniors so your entire family can receive the treatment they need.

How long is the recovery after an in-office procedure?

It depends. Because in-office procedures and testing are designed to be as minimally invasive as possible, most treatments have little-to-no downtime. But if you need stitches, are having an ingrown toenail removed, or are having a form of birth control implanted, to name a few, you might have a short recovery period.

In cases like these, it’s normal to have some soreness and swelling afterward for a few days. Before your dedicated practitioner performs your in-office procedure at Family Health Associates, though, they talk with you about your at-home care, and what you need to do to improve healing.

What can I do to prepare for an in-office procedure?

Not all in-office procedures from Family Health Associates require preparation, especially if you have an urgent care matter. In many cases, though, there are a few things you can do to prepare. Before your in-office procedure, you should:

  • Make a list of all of your allergies
  • Ask your provider if you need to fast
  • Write down a complete list of prescription and over-the-counter medications

The compassionate team at Family Health Associates is available to answer any questions you may have both before and after your in-office procedure.

Book your in-office procedure at Family Health Associates today. You can conveniently request an appointment over the phone.

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