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How Sports Injury Physiotherapy Can Boost Your Recovery

By | Urgent Care

Struggling with muscle strains and aches? Want to recover faster from training and reach peak performance? Physiotherapy can help! Elite athletes have their own physiotherapists for a good reason. Those who work in this field use various techniques to relieve pain. Just a few sessions are enough to improve your range of motion, fix postural imbalances, and speed up healing….

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5 Common Types Of Fractures

5 Common Types Of Fractures

By | Fractures

Whether you’re old or young, fractures have one thing in common – they hurt. Medical conditions like osteoporosis cause 1.5 million fractures annually in the United States. Other causes of fractures are sports injuries, trip and fall, and vehicle accidents. Read on to learn about the 5 most common types of fractures. 1. Greenstick Fracture The greenstick fracture is one…

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Urgent Care: How to Make a Burn Stop Hurting

Urgent Care: How to Make a Burn Stop Hurting

By | Urgent Care

Feeling the burn? Burns are one of the most common household injuries. Each year in the United States, more than 1.1 million burn injuries require medical attention. That’s not to mention the countless minor burns that don’t result in a trip to the doctor’s office. You need to prepare should you experience a burn at home. These tips will help…

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How to Detect a Heart Attack (And What You Should Do)

How to Detect a Heart Attack (And What You Should Do)

By | Urgent Care

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both women and men. About 735,000 Americans have a heart attack each year. With numbers like that, knowing how to detect a heart attack is one of the best ways you can protect yourself and those around you. Here’s a rundown of what happens during a heart attack and what signs…

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how to handle snake bites

How to handle snake bites

By | Blog

Snakes are warm weather creatures, which means that here in the South, we can see them all year long. In Mississippi, there are over 40 species of snakes, a small number of which are poisonous. The types of venomous snakes that are most common in the United States are the rattlesnake, coral snake, water moccasin, and copperhead. While snake bites…

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How to Stay Healthy During Flu Season

How to Stay Healthy During Flu Season

By | Urgent Care

Flu season is fast approaching, and while we can’t all stay home to avoid the germs spreading around, we can be proactive to lessen the chances of getting sick this winter. No one wants to wake up with a sore throat, cough, and fever when there’s work to get done. On average, 200,000 Americans are hospitalized each year because of…

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Emergency vs Urgent Care

When to Use Urgent Care vs the Emergency Room

By | Urgent Care

Let’s face it. None of us ever want to face sudden injury or illness. Unfortunately, it’s just part of life. In these moments, it can be difficult to decide if we should rush to urgent care vs emergency room. Each facility serves those who require immediate medical attention. However, they’re intended to serve different types of injury or illness, and…

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Urgent Care vs. the ER

Urgent Care vs. the ER During the Holiday Season

By | Blog

When you or someone you love suddenly needs immediate medical care, you have a decision to make: Urgent Care or the ER? Both places offer (almost) 24/7 care that is available even when your normal doctor is not, but how do you know which one to choose? Especially around the holiday season when emergency rooms are notoriously filled to the…

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Did you know that November is National Diabetes Month?

By | Blog

For four weeks, the American Diabetes Association dedicates itself to educating the public about the disease that affects one in eleven Americans – 29 million people – and how we can protect ourselves and those we love. Diabetes, when left unmanaged, is responsible for blindness, nerve damage, and kidney disease, but healthy eating habits and regular exercise can greatly reduce…

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how do you get an ingrown toenail coastal urgent care louisiana

How Do You Get An Ingrown Toenail?

By | Blog

According to the 2012 National Foot Health Assessment, 18 percent of adults in the U.S. over the age of 21 have experienced the pain and discomfort of ingrown toenails. That is about 40  million people! If you’re lucky enough to still be in the dark about these painful things, an ingrown toenail is when the side of the nail curves…

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