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Jay Michael Trussler, DO, PC

Family Medicine and Aesthetics located in Manchester, TN & Monteagle, TN

Jay Michael Trussler, DO, understands that each child has unique needs, and he customizes his services to meet those needs. At his family practice in Monteagle and Manchester, Tennessee, Dr. Trussler and his friendly staff offer comprehensive health services focusing on the physical, mental, and developmental needs of children. He provides many services, such as sports physicals, sick visits, and immunizations in a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere. To find out more about getting pediatric care, call the Middle Tennessee office nearest you or book an appointment online.

Pediatrics Q & A

What pediatric services are available?

Your child can receive comprehensive health care from soon after birth through their young adult years. Dr. Trussler provides in-office diagnostic and treatment services for acute and chronic medical conditions, such as diabetes and asthma. He also offers preventive health screenings, including annual physicals for school and sports.

Other pediatric services include:

  • Vaccinations
  • Sick visits
  • Well-child exams
  • Disease management
  • Developmental screenings
  • Hearing and vision screenings

Dr. Tressler creates individualized care plans based on your child’s medical history and their current health.

What are well-child exams?

Well-child exams are a vital part of a preventive health care plan. These visits are necessary even if your child isn’t sick. The appointments give Dr. Trussler the opportunity to monitor your child’s overall health and track any changes that could indicate a potential health issue. By detecting health problems early, treatment can begin as soon as possible.

During exams, Dr. Trussler reviews your child’s health and family history. He also discusses any questions or concerns you may have about your child’s health or behavior.

Dr. Trussler performs a physical examination, checking your child’s heart, lungs, and respiratory system. He also evaluates their strength, flexibility, and overall development.

Well-child exams are also a good time to ensure your child has all necessary vaccinations.

What are developmental screenings?

In younger children, Dr. Trussler performs developmental screenings during well-child checks to ensure your child is reaching certain milestones.

Screenings can include an evaluation of your child’s ability to see, hear, walk, crawl, or talk. In older kids, developmental screenings may also include an evaluation of their behaviors and social interactions.

What services are available for disease management?

If your child has an existing medical condition, Dr. Trussler will create a treatment plan to ensure their disease is properly managed and they have a high quality of life. Some common conditions Dr. Trussler treats include:

  • Asthma
  • Allergies
  • Diabetes
  • Skin conditions

Dr. Trussler can also perform routine screenings if your child is at risk for certain diseases based on their family history.

If you’re looking for a reliable, experienced pediatrician, schedule a consultation online or over the phone with Jay Michael Trussler, DO today.