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 Farragut 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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Do Everyone’s Bones Get Weaker as They Age?

April 15, 2023

You probably don’t give much thought to your bones on a daily basis, but they are certainly working hard for you every day! They not only provide the literal structure to our bodies, but they have the important jobs of protecting your organs and supporting your movement through your muscle function. We owe our lives to our bones. That is why it is so important to take care of them, especially as you age ...

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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 Farragut 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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Can Allergies Be Treated at AFC?

April 1, 2023

It’s that time of year again! The spring blooms are all around us and the colors of the season are emerging once more. Chances are, that’s not the only thing emerging if you suffer from seasonal allergies. Seasonal allergy symptoms tend to appear in the early spring as tree, grass and weed pollen are more prevalent in the air. If you aren’t feeling your best and are looking for some relief, come ...

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