If a tick bites you, signs of illness can take up to several weeks to appear. Several tick-borne diseases have similar signs and symptoms, resulting in mild symptoms that are treatable at home -- to severe infections requiring hospitalization.
Get the scoop on what causes these common, but irritating, infections.
A Pain in the Wrist
That sharp pain in your wrist might be one of the more common repetitive stress injuries—carpal tunnel syndrome.
A 2014 study conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics found that carpal tunnel syndrome tied for first among nonfatal illnesses and injuries for most days missed from work. The median amount of time someone with carpal tunnel syndrome took off from work was 32 days.
If you are in your 50s, it’s time to talk with your physician about the shingles vaccine.
When athletes ignore warning signs of concussion, the consequences can be both immediate and long-term.
If your weekend unexpectedly includes a twisted ankle, pulled muscle, or a broken bone, there’s no need to wait until Monday for medical attention. Walk in to one of the Urgent Team’s Family of Urgent Care & Walk-in Centers. Most of our centers offer weekend hours with no appointment needed – saving you both time and money versus visiting the emergency room.
With the Affordable Care Act, more Americans have access to healthcare. However, with rising healthcare costs, patients are demanding new ways to receive lower cost, quality healthcare. No matter the name – Urgent Care, Walk-in Care, Immediate Care, or Convenient Care – the focus is on treating patients quickly, affordably and in convenient locations. These Centers treat injury or illness that requires immediate care, but is not serious enough to warrant a visit to an Emergency Department.
Monday through Friday, our schedules are packed from the moment we rise until the minute our head hits the pillow. With so many obligations, meetings and appointments, the weekend is our time play! We’re a generation of weekend warriors and there’s a lot of fun to fit into 48 hours. Whether heading out for a run or bike ride, shooting hoops, or wading into the shallows to go fly fishing, there’s no doubt the weekend is our favorite part of the week. Unfortunately, sometimes our enthusiasm doesn’t quite work out like we planned.