Archive for March, 2016
No one likes to think about emergency situations or times when our children or our spouses become unexpectedly ill. When these situations do happen though it is important to have a plan for care. While a generation ago parents and spouses would have taken a loved one to a hospital emergency room, those expensive trips are not always necessary today. An advantage urgent care setting, or another similar location, can provide fast, reliable, affordable care in a timely manner.
Advantage Urgent Care Settings Are Affordable and Efficient
Wait times in hospital emergency rooms can be extensive. And while they are making you wait to receive that care you often find yourself stressed about the time and stressed about the charges you will incur. It is difficult to blame hospitals for the
As we age, our bodies experience massive amounts of wear and tear. Activity as simple as walking, for example, puts anywhere from four to six times our body weight on the ankle joint alone when it’s done at an incline. As a result, 75% of people in the United States will experience at least some degree of foot health problems in their lifetime. And that’s just looking at feet; daily activities also frequently lead to hip pain, back pain, and shoulder pain over time. A recent report suggested that more than 1.5 billion people around the world suffer from some type of chronic pain. In the United States alone, approximately 52.5 million adults have been diagnosed with some form of arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, fibromyalgia, or gout. When an issue is severe enough to intervene with your quality of li