We have all sustained cuts and lacerations from gardening, woodworking, a fall, or just making dinner. Most times we can apply some antiseptic and bandage the cut. Sometimes, however, that cut is larger and deeper than we would like. In fact, maybe it needs stitches. How do you know if that’s the case, and where should you go for treatment?Read More »Can I Go to Urgent Care for a Cut That May Need Stitches?
When you are injured, ill, or a child is sick with fever, it is best to seek care as soon as possible. When to go to primary care vs urgent care is dependent on several factors. The severity of the illness, how immediate is care required, and of course, availability of that care should all be included in your decision. Let’s go deeper into this question with some examples.Read More »When To Go To Primary Care vs Urgent Care
Should I go to urgent care for a sore throat? That depends on the severity, frequency, and some specific symptoms. In many cases a sore throat is not that serious, but an urgent care can give you the treatment you need rather than waiting for a doctor’s appointment. Let’s explain in more detail.Read More »Should I Go To Urgent Care For A Sore Throat?
All you know right now is that your ankle hurts like the dickens. Is it sprained, strained, or fractured? All you want is for the pain to go away. Understanding the difference between sprains, strains, and fractures can help you know the appropriate measures to relieve the pain before seeing the doctor. The only way to know for certain is to visit Right Choice Urgent Care for an evaluation and X-ray.Read More »Understanding The Difference Between Sprains, Strains, And Fractures
The advent of more urgent care centers has been a boon not only for busy hospital emergency rooms but for patients as well. It relieves the emergency room from seeing less than serious conditions, and it provides patients a more timely diagnosis and treatment. The question remains of when to go to an urgent care vs. the emergency room.Read More »When To Go To An Urgent Care vs. The Emergency Room
Knowing the Symptoms of Sprains, Strains, and Fractures
There are differences between a sprain, strain and fracture but, as you may have experienced, at times it can be hard to tell them apart.Read More »Knowing the Symptoms of Sprains, Strains, and Fractures
Regardless of our age, we should all see a doctor on a regular basis for preventative care and a way to develop a baseline for our health. Sometimes there are glaring signs you should see a doctor in addition to those regular visits. Here are 6 of those signs.Read More »6 Signs You Should See A Doctor
Currently, nearly half of people in the United States have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, however, a large segment of the population has yet to be vaccinated — children and younger adolescents.Read More »Are COVID-19 Vaccinations Safe for Children and Adolescents?