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Blood Pressure Testing
Blood Pressure Testing in West Orange, NJ
Blood pressure screenings are quick tests that measure the force of blood pushing against the artery walls when your heart is pumping.
Blood pressure is measured in two readings:
Systolic pressure -measures the pressure of the blood when the heart contracts
Diastolic pressure – measures the pressure between heartbeat
At AFC Urgent Care West Orange, we conduct regular blood pressure tests with every visit to our urgent care center. We administer these blood pressure tests to ensure that you are not at risk-for any heart-health complications during your visit.
Blood pressure readings can detect health issues such as the below and more:
High blood pressure
Our urgent care center fully-equipped with a state-of-the-art lab and digital x-ray system, where we can efficiently treat patients symptomatic of high blood pressure. We will then refer you for further evaluation to your primary care physician or a specialist, as needed.
If you would like more information about our blood pressure screenings, or other services we provide at our walk-in clinic, please call to speak with one of our medical professionals at (973) 669-5900.
Urgent care is for medical conditions that require prompt attention but do not pose an immediate threat to your health or life. Here is a simple rule of thumb: if your medical issues(s) are life threatening, call 911, or go directly to a hospital emergency room. If not, an urgent care center such as AFC is an excellent alternative.