Obtaining sufficient restful sleep is an essential requirement for optimal human productivity. Such a practice is a key component of a healthy lifestyle, which includes a nutritious diet, regular ...View Article
You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.
All drivers of commercial motor vehicles, as well as any employees designated as “safety-sensitive” by the Department of Transportation (DOT), are required to maintain compliance with DOT physicals. DOT physicals are among the many comprehensive wellness services offered at Twin Oaks Chiropractic and Acupuncture in Springfield.
DOT physicals must adhere to strict guidelines determined by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). They are designed to detect any physical, mental, and emotional conditions that may interfere with a commercial driver’s ability to safely perform their job. DOT physicals help maintain the safety of these drivers as well as everybody else on the road. Most certificates are valid for 2 years, though varying blood pressures or other conditions may result in 3-month or 1-year certificates.
During your DOT physical, Dr. Mullin, a FMCSA certified DOT examiner, will look for indicators of various health problems including eye conditions, cardiac problems, abnormal breathing, limited motion, and more. The physical will cover the following areas of health:
Make sure you’re prepared for your DOT physical by bringing the following requirements:
Dr. David Mullin is a FMCSA certified DOT physical examiner. Schedule your DOT exam today by calling Twin Oaks Chiropractic & Acupuncture at (417) 882-1000. Also be sure to ask our Springfield chiropractor how chiropractic and acupuncture treatments may help relieve aches and pains associated with occupational driving.