Urgent Care Clinics Provide Physical Therapy to Treat Lower-Back Pain

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Currently, there are 20,000 physicians practicing urgent care medicine. Most of these physicians either own, or are employed by, urgent care centers and medical clinics. These facilities tend to be open after regular hours, and 85% of them see patients throughout the entire week. The Urgent Care Association of America found that approximately 3 million patients visit urgent care clinics on a weekly basis.


There are a variety of health issues and conditions that can be treated at urgent care clinics, including back pain. A survey shows that approximately 69% of people in the Unit Continue reading

Why Urgent Care Centers are the Smarter Choice

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It is that time of year again: Runny noses, sore throats, nagging ear infections, the list goes on and on. As flu and cold season rears its ugly head again, there are a few things to consider if you find yourself or your child reaching for that tissue box.

The average American adolescent catches approximately six to 10 colds each year. If your young one awakes sniffling or complaining of an achy ear in the middle of the night, you need not make a trip to a pediatric emergency room. A quicker, cheaper, and more efficient option is a visit to an urgent care clinic. Urgent care centers are so popular, in fact, that the prevalence of these centers are springing up all over the coun Continue reading