We believe it is important for patients to stay involved with their own healthcare. Here are some links to reliable information to help you. Of course, you can always consult your doctor at Front Royal Family Practice for any of your specific concerns or needs. (Contact Us)
• For Kids – Learn about your feelings, how your body works, growing up, things that help you, asthmas, diabetes, food and fitness and more.
• For Parents – Get information about your general health, infections, emotions and behavior, growth and development, nutrition and fitness, pregnancy and newborns, positive parenting, first aid and safety, doctors and hospitals, and healthy recipes.
• For Teens – Learn about your body and mind, sexual health, food and fitness, drugs and alcohol, diseases and conditions, asthma, diabetes, infections, school and jobs, recipes, and more.
• For Expectant Mothers – Everything you need to know about Motherhood, information includes getting ready for baby, stages of pregnancy, prenatal care, birthing and parenting classes, breastfeeding, labor, and more. Also, get some Mommy Tools from their print-and-go guides, checklists, and forms.
• Information about preventative screening – including screening for Heart disease, Vascular disease, High cholesterol, High blood pressure, Colon cancer, Prostate cancer, Breast cancer, Cervical cancer, Diabetes, and Osteoporosis. We partner with a web service called My Preventative Care. This service helps compare what your provider has in their records with what is recommended for routine preventative screening. It also provides links to informational reading to help patients make informed decisions about their care. If you are not already registered, please contact our office for your unique ID number which is required for registration.
• Quit Smoking Assistance – get tips on what to do if you are preparing to quit, if you are craving or if you slip, and if you’re feeling depressed.
• We Can Nutrition Program for Children and Families – We Can! (Ways to Enhance Children’s Activity and Nutrition) is a national movement designed to give parents, caregivers, and entire communities a way to help children 8 to 13 years old stay at a healthy weight.
• VA resource for Healthy Aging – Senior Navigator – Your one-stop source for information and access to community programs and services for Virginia seniors and caregivers.
• For help with understanding your insurance formulary, download this explanatory handout from the Academy of Family Practice.