Is My Lower Back and Leg Pain from COVID? AFC Answers

April 21, 2023

While it is possible to develop lower back and leg pain from COVID, there are also several other causes. As experts in urgent healthcare services, AFC in Athens, TN indicates why you might be experiencing back pain after COVID and explains some other reasons you might have lower back pain.    Lower Back and Leg Pain from COVID Lower back pain is a possible symptom of COVID-19. This doesn’t come as much of a surprise, given ...

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What Foods Should My Kids Eat for Stronger Bones?

April 16, 2023

As parents and caregivers, you know that feeding your kids can sometimes feel like a full-time job! Some days, they love certain foods, and other days, they won’t touch them. It’s always an adventure with little ones. It can be easy to fall into a routine and reliable foods for your children, but it is important to mix up their diet to ensure they are getting the proper nutrients, vitamins and minerals to ...

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What Is Mono and What Are the Symptoms?

April 14, 2023

So, what is mono, and what are the symptoms? American Family Care in Athens, TN has answers, and treatment, for you.  Mononucleosis (mono) is an infectious viral disease most commonly caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), but other viruses can also cause it. Also sometimes known as the “kissing disease,” mono is spread through saliva and can even be passed from person to person from sharing cutlery and utensils. According to the CDC, mono occurs mainly ...

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Telehealth Urgent Care | Technology in the Healthcare Industry

April 7, 2023

The healthcare industry has evolved to include telehealth urgent care, an innovative technology that has made it easier for people worldwide to access healthcare virtually.  This medical service offers faster urgent care visits through virtual appointments, providing services from physical exams to diagnostics, which allows healthcare providers to connect with patients remotely, providing care, support, and information from a distance. This can be particularly beneficial for patients with mobility or transportation issues, with busy schedules ...

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What Can AFC Do for My Allergies?

April 2, 2023

Believe or not, allergy season is upon us once more. While we are enjoying the warmer temperatures and blooming trees and flowers, chances are that your allergy symptoms are making a comeback in a big way. Common allergens like tree, grass and weed pollen are responsible for many people’s symptoms. While seasonal allergies are not life-threatening, they can certainly make you feel miserable! Our AFC Urgent Care Athens, TN team is here to explain ...

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