What Can AFC Do for a Fracture?

May 31, 2023

  Getting hurt is never fun. It can be painful, frustrating and even scary if the injury is severe enough. While many injuries are minor and heal on their own with time, what happens when the injury you thought was no big deal is lingering and causing you significant pain? That’s where our team comes in to help! Our AFC center is fully equipped with an X-ray machine and highly skilled X-ray technicians who can ...

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How Long Does a Salmonella Infection Last?

May 19, 2023

  It can be frustrating to get sick, no matter what you are suffering from. But it can be especially frustrating to start feeling ill after going out for a fun dinner with friends or making a delicious meal at home. If your stomach starts to hurt and you are experiencing other gastrointestinal symptoms, you may start to wonder if you came down with food poisoning. Food poisoning can occur due to many different kinds of ...

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What Are Some Ways to Protect My Skin in the Summer?

May 12, 2023

We are ready to enjoy a beautiful summer season here in east Tennessee! With all of the family fun, warm sunny days and community events, summer is definitely one of our favorite seasons in Athens. That said, we know how important it is to take care of our skin during this time of the year, and we want you to protect your skin from the sun as well! Our AFC Urgent Care Athens, TN team ...

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Here’s What Happens During a Physical for Sports Exam

May 11, 2023

Physical for sports exams, also known as pre-participation physical examinations (PPEs), help determine whether a person is physically fit to participate in organized sports activities. This physical exam aims to identify any possible medical conditions that could put the athlete at risk for severe injury or illness during practice or competition. Sports physicals are typically done annually, though some states may require more frequent exams based on age and the type of sport being played ...

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