When many people get sick or injured, they tend to be confused as to what they can and should do about the situation. Some opt to wait until their primary care doctor is available while others take themselves to the emergency room. However, there is a third option that many people tend to overlook in their medical care and treatment. That third option is the urgent care clinic. Get to know some of the health events that can be treated at an urgent care clinic.
24 April 2018
If you are considering a birth control method, whether for pregnancy prevention or to help with menstrual problems, an intrauterine device (IUD) might be the answer. In the past, only women who had children could have an IUD; now, more gynecologists are inserting IUDs in women without a prior pregnancy. 1. Set It And Forget It One of the most attractive features of IUD is they can last upwards of a decade, depending on the type, without any maintenance.
25 March 2018
If you've had surgery, been in an accident, or suffered an injury, part of your recovery might include physical therapy. If you haven't been to physical therapy before, you may not know what to expect. Many people are surprised by how active or inactive their physical therapy treatments can be, and some might dislike it enough to stop coming, even though therapy is important for recovery. Here are some things you can to do to make sure your first appointment is a success and to keep on track for healing.
26 February 2018
Primary care and secondary care are both medical phrases used to refer to the medical professionals that treat you. While you certainly have heard of primary care doctors, it may strike you odd hearing about secondary care physicians. However, there is a very good chance that either you, or someone in your family, regularly sees a secondary care doctor. Here are the differences between primary and secondary care to help you understand what secondary care is, and know why they are referred to by these phrases.
21 January 2018