How Long Does Pain From a Pulled Muscle Last?

How Long Does Pain From a Pulled Muscle Last?

Pulling a muscle is a terrible feeling. It hurts and limits your mobility for a significant amount of time. How significant, though? Our AFC Urgent Care Monroe Road team answers this question and shares additional helpful information below, so keep reading! What Is a...
Do Rashes Spread?

Do Rashes Spread?

We all know that rashes are certainly uncomfortable to experience, but is there a chance that whatever rash you’re dealing with can be spread to other people? It’s possible, and our AFC Urgent Care Monroe Road team further explains below. Are Skin Rashes Contagious?...
When Do I Need an X-ray for My Injury?

When Do I Need an X-ray for My Injury?

As much as we may try to prevent them, injuries happen to us and our kids (especially at local sports and summer camps), and often when we least expect them! Due to increased activity in the spring and summer months, injuries are one of the most common reasons...
What Are Common Signs of Ear Infections?

What Are Common Signs of Ear Infections?

Although ear infections are definitely more common among children, that doesn’t mean that you can’t get one as an adult. So, if you’ve never had an ear infection before, how are you supposed to know if you have one? Our AFC Urgent Care Monroe Road provides some...
How Long Are Sports Physicals Valid?

How Long Are Sports Physicals Valid?

Sports physicals are typically valid for one calendar year. However, some schools are different, so if your student athlete attends a school like Selwyn Elementary or Piedmont Open Middle School, check with your school administration first. Our AFC Urgent Care Monroe...
Is My Sore Throat Strep Throat?

Is My Sore Throat Strep Throat?

Are you experiencing a sore throat? If so, it’s a common symptom during the early spring months. But how can you be sure that your sore throat isn’t a sign of something more serious? Our team at AFC Urgent Care Monroe Road has the answers you’re looking for, so keep...