Should You Use Ice or Heat for Gout Relief?

February 26, 2024

Should You Use Ice or Heat for Gout Relief? Are you wondering if you should use ice or heat for gout relief? Both ice and heat therapies can be utilized for managing pain and inflammation; however, cold therapy is likely the best choice for managing pain and inflammation during a gout flare. Gout, a form of inflammatory arthritis, can cause excruciating pain and discomfort during flare-ups. This condition, characterized by sudden and severe attacks of ...

Read more..

Why am I Lactose Intolerant as an Adult?

February 19, 2024

Why am I Lactose Intolerant as an Adult? Are breakfast cheesy grits from Easy Like Sunday or brunch from the South End Leroy Fox a go-to comfort food for you as a child of the American South? Have they recently become less of a comfort? Perhaps you have grown accustomed to eating foods from your favorite food group, dairy, with abandon. From a habit of having a huge glass of milk for breakfast to two ...

Read more..

Does Insurance Cover Urgent Care Visits?

February 18, 2024

Is Urgent Care Covered by Insurance Have you been wondering, "Is urgent care covered by insurance?" You've come to the right place.  When an unexpected illness or injury strikes, the need for medical attention can arise suddenly, leaving individuals grappling with where to turn for prompt care. In such instances, urgent care facilities are invaluable resources, offering a middle ground between the high costs of emergency room visits and the long wait times associated ...

Read more..

How Are Kidney Stones Treated?

February 7, 2024

How Are Kidney Stones Treated? We’ve all heard stories of the pain related to kidney stones, but what are they and how can we avoid them? For helpful tips from our AFC Urgent Care Indian Trail team, read on. What Is a Kidney Stone? A kidney stone is a hard deposit that forms in the kidney when substances in the urine, such as calcium and uric acid, turn into crystals. Many are the size ...

Read more..

Be the first to read...

More Blog Posts

About Our Services:

Call (704) 247-6598 for more information about our Indian Trail urgent care services.