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

What to Look For: Symptoms of Overheating and Heat Exhaustion

Feeling the heat? When left untreated, heat exhaustion can progress to the point of heatstroke; a serious life-threatening condition. Heat exhaustion is characterized by a body temperature greater than 103°F. High body temperatures could cause brain or vital organ damage. Instead of leaving yourself or others at risk, it helps to know the signs of … Continued

3 Camping Safety Tips for Happy Camping

Camping is s very popular activity, and that popularity is increasing. Millenials now make up 40% of all campers.  As camping becomes more widespread, safety knowledge needs to as well. Getting back to nature is fun, but it can get dangerous if you’re not careful. The average camper may find themselves dealing with any number of … Continued

Sprain vs. Strain: What’s the Difference?

Are you feeling pain on your ankle? Is there a discomfort on your hamstring? Millions of Americans suffer from joint pains. The causes also vary, depending on people’s activities and lifestyles. Roughly 30 million Americans composed of children and adolescents engage in sports activities. About 3.5 million under age 14 receive treatment for sports-related injuries. … Continued