4 X-Ray Facts to Known For Your Next Scan

Should you get an X-ray for that injured ankle? Why does your doctor suggest an X-ray if you’re having lung trouble? And should you get an X-ray, a CT scan, or an MRI? Read on to learn X-ray facts that answer 4 questions about X-rays. 1. How Do X-Rays Work? X-rays are a type of … Continued

Is it a Sprained or Broken Ankle? 5 Ways to Tell

2 million people suffer from ankle injuries a year. Among them, 400,000 come from sports injuries. Given that sports are the expected place for injuries, that means most of them are unexpected. Running, walking, and jumping are risks for sprained or broken ankles. Given that feet house 26 bones and 107 ligaments, it can be hard to know the difference.  Their differences depend … Continued

7 Exercises to Do While Recovering from Injuries

“No pain, no gain” is a common saying that is thrown around fitness communities often to promote pushing through the pain that comes with exercise. However, it’s important to understand the difference between pushing through the pain and further injuring yourself. In fact, recent studies have shown that the most common cause of injuries in fitness … Continued

What Happens When You Get a Physical?

Maybe you’ve been traded from the Yankees to the Braves? Perhaps you’re just trying to participate in youth sports? Or maybe you just got a new job? Whatever the case may be, you have a physical coming up.  The question you have now is: what happens when you get a physical? Ask and ‘ye shall receive. … Continued

How to Stay Safe On the Football Field: Your Complete Guide

It’s that time of year again! Football season is just around the corner!  If you or your child are planning to play tackle football this fall, you may be wondering, what are some things you can do to stay safe on the field? Football is obviously one of the roughest sports in the world, and thus, injuries are … Continued

Can Amory Urgent Care Help With a Severe Allergy Attack?

50 million Americans suffer from allergies every year. And a serious allergy attack could mean hospitalization or the need for medical intervention. In this article, we’ll discuss when you need to seek urgent care for a severe allergy attack. Don’t try and grin and bear it. Know when it is time to see a professional … Continued

When to Seek Medical Attention for Cold and Flu Symptoms

An average of 200,000 Americans are hospitalized for cold and flu annually. These numbers may seem staggering. However, it is even more shocking to hear that depending on the strength of the strain, anywhere between 5%-20% of the population will contract influenza on an annual basis. These statistics are bewildering. And they create complications that … Continued