Pelican Family Medicine

Health Maintenance

Family Medicine located in Wilmington, NC

Health Maintenance services offered in Wilmington, NC

If you’re in good health and want to remain that way, see the specialists at Pelican Family Medicine routinely. With two convenient offices in Wilmington, North Carolina, Samuel Armitage, MD, and his team offer superior health maintenance solutions that reduce your risk of developing an injury, illness, or chronic disease. Call the nearest office to schedule an appointment, or use the online booking feature today.

Health Maintenance Q&A

What is health maintenance?

Health maintenance care at Pelican Family Medicine includes medical evaluations, diagnostic tests, and treatments that keep you as healthy as possible. The practice offers many services that help maintain exceptional physical and mental wellness in patients 12 and older in a welcoming, comfortable environment.

What are the benefits of superior health maintenance?

The benefits you can take advantage of when choosing health maintenance services at Pelican Family Medicine include:

  • Health improvements
  • More energy
  • Better chronic disease management
  • Lower risk of chronic diseases
  • Stronger immune system
  • Better overall quality of life
  • More energy
  • Longer life expectancy
  • More ideal body weight
  • Healthier lifestyle
  • Reduced need to take medication

Health maintenance is one of the best ways to avoid complications that could develop due to skipped doctor’s visits.

Which health maintenance services are available?

Some of the outstanding health maintenance services available at Pelican Family Medicine include:

Comprehensive health assessments

Your Pelican Family Medicine provider evaluates your overall health and wellness by assessing your pulse, blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar, and other disease risk factors.

IV infusions

IV (intravenous) therapy infuses nutrients, fluid, or medication into your bloodstream for fast absorption. It helps combat fatigue, nutrient deficiencies, body toxins, and colds. IV infusions rehydrate the body and ease hangovers. Each 30- to 45-minute session enables you to recover faster, look younger, and feel healthier.

Fall prevention programs

Pelican Family Medicine officers a fall prevention program that lowers the threat of falling and hurting yourself. It helps your specialist diagnose and treat balance disorders and other issues contributing to falls.


Pelican Family Medicine provides childhood and adult vaccinations to strengthen your body’s immunity and reduce the risk of becoming ill.

Diabetic care

If you have diabetes, it’s necessary to properly manage your condition with the help of the Pelican Family Medicine providers to reduce the chance of diabetes-related complications.

Ambulatory EEGs

Ambulatory EEGs include neurodiagnostic testing that measures the electrical activity in your brain without sidelining you from daily activities for extended periods.

Weight management

Medically supervised weight management available at Pelican Family Medicine can help you reach or maintain a healthy weight.

Pharmacogenomic testing

Pharmacogenomic testing available at Pelican Family Medicine is a way to determine which medication will work the best based on your genetic makeup.

Primary care

Pelican Family Medicine offers adult primary care and specialties in geriatric care and pediatric care to effectively serve all members of the community.

Call the Pelican Family Medicine office to schedule health maintenance visits, or use the online booking feature today.