For the treatment of sports injuries that may not be severe enough to warrant a trip to the emergency department but still need rapid attention, an urgent care facility that offers a complete range of medical services is a smart option to consider. The terms “bruises,” “bumps,” “sprains,” “cuts,” “strained muscles,” and “fractures” all refer to typical types of sports injuries.
An injury in sports is considered to be acute if it was caused by a sudden and severe impact from the outside. Torn muscles, sprains & fractures are instances of acute sports injuries. The cumulative effects of the stresses and strains that are placed on the body on a regular basis are what cause chronic ailments. Injuries caused by repeated stress, such as tendonitis, runner’s knee, and tennis elbow, occur when certain portions of the body are used excessively and may lead to painful conditions.
Integrated diagnoses, treatment, and follow-up care are necessary components of professional injury therapy for all types of wounds. Urgent care facilities are prepared to manage and treat sports injuries effectively and efficiently. They offer a team of medical specialists, technicians, and administrative personnel that is highly skilled, committed, and competent to manage all phases of the treatment process for sports injuries. On-site X-ray and laboratory facilities provide testing that is both rapid and accurate, providing physicians with data on which they may base their diagnosis and recommend treatments.
Urgent care facilities often have on-site pharmacies that provide all of the medical supplies (such as bandages, splints, casts, and braces) that are required to treat common injuries. You will actually not have to wait very long to be seen by a physician when you go to an urgent care clinic. You do not often need an appointment to visit an urgent care clinic, and some of them are open around the clock. The vast majority of insurance plans are accepted, and patients who do not have insurance may still get exceptional care at a reasonable price.
At West Point Urgent Care, our goal is always to help you & loved ones feel better as quickly as possible. In fact, we’re so confident that you’ll be happy with our care that we offer a Satisfaction Guarantee. Remember – no appointment necessary. Just walk right in! For more info or an appointment, call us at (909) 355-1296 today!