Flu season has officially hit Virginia. We’re not seeing a lot of cases yet but we expect them to be on the rise. It’s not too late to get a flu shot! The best line of defense is to wash your hands every chance you get! The second best thing is, once you begin experiencing symptoms, […]
Be Good to Your Heart!
My friend Michelle is a bad ass athlete. She is personal trainer and fitness instructor extraordinaire. Michelle is crazy fit, sports a six-pack and swims like a fish. She is also an accomplished triathlete. I was shocked to hear that this healthy 53-year-old woman had a heart attack. She was on a run and knew […]
Common Injuries and Urgent Care vs Emergency Room
When do I go to a Urgent Care? An urgent care clinic will provide help for issues such as illnesses, minor accidents, infections, and pains. But there are limits to what an urgent care clinic can do. For any issue threatening life, limb, or eyesight, you’ll need to go to a hospital. We get a lot […]
Help for Upper Respiratory Infections
I can’t breathe! My nose is so stuffy, my throat hurts and I have an annoying cough. Do I need to see a doctor? One of the most common things we see in urgent care centers are upper respiratory infections. Here is a little more information on it’s symptoms, treatment and when to see your […]