Month: December 2015

What We Treat: Sports Injuries

Regardless of the season, sports always pose a potential for injury. However, Winter sports are perhaps the most dangerous. Between gymnastics, skiing, and hockey, the list of possible injuries is virtually endless. While some of these potential injuries could prove severe, and in some cases, even life-threatening (which should be treated at the ER), our …

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Healthy Holiday Gift Guide

This holiday season, give the gift of good health! Instead of spending a fortune on the latest fad, invest in your health and the health of your loved ones. Trends come and go, but good health will always be in style. Whether you’re shopping for a budding health nut or a fitness fanatic, this guide …

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What We Treat: Cuts

To many, the sight of blood triggers feelings of nausea, lightheadedness and just overall discomfort. This is why it may be too taxing for them to treat a cut wound on their own. If this describes yourself – rest assured; you’ll never have to worry about this as long as you have us at AFC Urgent Care …

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How to Solve Your Winter Skin Problems

The weather outside is getting frightful, which must mean we’ve entered the winter season. For people with all skin types, it can be a lot more challenging to keep skin healthy and moisturized in the cold, unforgiving air outside and the dry, punishing heat inside. Your skin is your body’s first line of defense when …

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What We Treat: Bronchitis

Bronchitis is an aggravating illness that derives from an inflammation in the bronchial tubes. While bronchitis can often be attributed to smoking, there can be an array of possible causes. Everybody can contract bronchitis, since even just breathing in polluted air or harmful gases can cause bronchitis. Acute bronchitis typically lasts no longer than two weeks and has less-severe symptoms than chronic …

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What We Treat: Fever

When somebody has a fever, it generally means that something has gone awry in their body. A fever, in-and-of-itself, is not one specific illness; it’s merely a symptom of what could be any number of things. In fact, fevers are one of the body’s natural defense mechanisms that serves to combat other, more severe symptoms. It also notifies you when something needs …

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What We Treat: Pneumonia

Pneumonia is a lung infection, which induces symptoms ranging from moderate to severe. People of all ages are at-risk to contracting it, but infants and older patients tend to be the most susceptible. There are two major types of Pneumonia: the general Pneumonia infection and the less-potent strand, referred to as “Walking Pneumonia”. Walking Pneumonia is …

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