How a Proper Warm-Up and Cool-Down Can Help You Avoid Injury

You might be eager to jump right into your exercise routine or other physical activity, but it’s important to prepare your body first. When you begin any strenuous activity with “cold” muscles, you’re more likely to get injured. Proper warm-up and cool-down periods are an essential part of any exercise program no matter if you’re … Continued

Ten Ways to Alleviate Seasonal Allergies Without Medication

When your immune system overreacts to an airborne substance that doesn’t bother everyone around you, you have allergies. Pollen, dust mites, pet dander, mold spores and insect stings are the biggest culprits of seasonal allergies. Increased pollen counts and higher temperatures across the globe are contributing to longer and more severe allergy seasons. This means … Continued

Ten Foods That Can Save Your Heart Health

Heart disease accounts for almost one-third of all deaths worldwide. So an important question to ask yourself is, “Are the types of food I eat working for me or against me?” The foods you eat affect your weight, hormones and the health of your organs, including your heart. Your heart is the center of your … Continued

Things Women Can Do to Prevent Bladder Infections

A bladder infection, or urinary tract infection (UTI), is an infection in any part of your urinary system (e.g., urethra, bladder, ureters or kidneys). Uncomplicated urinary tract infections affect the urethra and bladder or lower urinary tract. If left untreated, however, these types of infections can spread to the upper urinary tract or ureter (the … Continued

When Should I See a Doctor About an Ear Infection?

A middle ear infection is the most common childhood illness besides the common cold. While not as common, adults are still susceptible. Unlike childhood ear infections, which are often mild and pass quickly, adult ear infections are frequently signs of a more serious health problem. Symptoms of an ear infection If you are an adult … Continued

Can I Visit an Urgent Care Center for Severe Back Pain?

Urgent care centers like Getwell Urgent Care can help with your back pain. We are fully equipped with onsite vital diagnostic technology and can perform x-rays of the c-spine, l-spine, and t-spine to diagnose the severity of your back pain. Signs of severe back pain that can be treated at an urgent care Visit your local … Continued

Save Your Spot in Line for Urgent Care and Reduce Your Risks

When you have an urgent healthcare concern, you need two things: Quality, completely capable medical care  Accessibility (walk-ins, convenient hours, open weekends, etc.) At Getwell Urgent Care, we’re making our excellent care even more convenient for you. Simply by visiting our Home page, you can: See your wait time and your place in the queue … Continued

When to Go to Getwell Urgent Care

When you’re sick or find yourself suffering from an injury, it can be hard to figure out what’s the right step to take next. The emergency room is expensive and it can take several hours before you’re even able to be seen. There are situations during which your primary care physician may not be available, … Continued

Your Guide To Understanding Healthy Blood Sugar Levels

29.1 million Americans have diabetes, and another 8.1 million may be undiagnosed and unaware of their condition. If you have diabetes, you are certainly not alone, and learning how to monitor your blood sugar levels can help you live a healthy and fulfilling life. Let’s get into what you need to know. When to Check … Continued