COVID 19 UPDATE

How do I get a Rapid COVID Test? Rapid COVID tests are performed for those with symptoms of COVID as part of a doctor or non-physician provider visit. We are a doctor’s office and not a free testing center, so although COVID services are free for those without health insurance, we bill health insurance when available. Can I make an appointment for COVID-19 testing? We offer same-day visits on a first come first serve basis. Registration begins on our website. Once you are registered, come to the…

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What You Should Know About Ankle Sprains

You are surprised at the pain when you roll your ankle during a soccer game, or turn your ankle while hiking. What should you do? Ankle sprains are incredibly common injuries and based on the statistics, there's about a one in four chance that you'll sprain your ankle at some point in your life. While an ankle sprain might be common—it's the most commonly diagnosed musculoskeletal injury in the U.S.—that doesn't mean it isn't serious or should be ignored. In fact, if you let an ankle sprain…

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PTSD: What is it and how does it affect people?

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a type of anxiety disorder. It can occur after you've seen or experienced a traumatic event that involved the threat of injury or death. If you have PTSD, you may feel stressed or frightened even when you're no longer in danger. Symptoms usually start soon after the traumatic event, but they may not appear until months or years later. They also may come and go over many years. Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is a mental health condition that develops after a…

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Mental Health Awareness: Understanding the Stigma

We all have mental health, just as we all have physical health. Mental health disorders are very common and can affect anyone — according to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), one in five adults in the U.S. experience mental illness each year. These conditions affect everyday life and how you relate to yourself, others around you, and society at large. If a physical injury impairs someone's ability to walk, for example, they might require a wheelchair or other device to help them get around easily.…

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How To Manage Anemia, What Are The Causes And Treatments

This article discusses anemia including its causes, signs and symptoms and how it is managed. How To Manage Anemia, What Are The Causes And Treatments Anemia is a condition in which the body doesn’t have enough healthy red blood cells (RBCs). RBCs are responsible for delivering oxygen to tissues and organs throughout your body, so when you don't have enough RBCs, you may feel tired and winded more easily. This can be especially problematic if you're an athlete who needs lots of oxygen to perform well at…

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