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How to Deal with an Orthopedic Emergency While at Work

How to Deal with an Orthopedic Emergency While at Work

by Yenny (SU)
Just because you sit at a desk all day doesn’t mean you can’t experience an orthopedic emergency on the job. Hazards are everywhere! Slipping over spilled coffee; straining your back while lifting a box of printer paper; suddenly experiencing frozen shoulder.

What is the Difference Between Orthopedic Urgent Care and the Emergency Room?

What is the Difference Between Orthopedic Urgent Care and the Emergency Room?

by Holly (SU)
It is very important to know the difference so you can get the best immediate care you need for the specific nature of your condition.

When Is an Orthopedic Injury an Emergency?

When Is an Orthopedic Injury an Emergency?

by Crystal (SU)
Orthopedic physicians deal with injuries to the bones and their related structures. Orthopedic treatments and procedures cover fractures, torn ligaments and tendons, strained muscles, and similar injuries. They also deal with acquired and congenital skeletal deformities and degenerative diseases like osteoarthritis.

The Difference Between Orthopedic Urgent Care and Regular Urgent Care

The Difference Between Orthopedic Urgent Care and Regular Urgent Care

by Stephanie Meadows
You’ve just sustained an orthopedic injury. You need medical attention, but the injury probably doesn’t warrant a trip to the emergency room. So, where do you go – to the nearest urgent care facility or an orthopedic urgent care center?

How Choosing an Orthopedic Urgent Care can Save You Time

How Choosing an Orthopedic Urgent Care can Save You Time

by Stephanie Meadows
Orthopedic injuries can happen at any time, but there is a good chance of having an accident that results in a broken bone, sprain, or strain over the weekend. Weekend warriors out there playing sports or participating in other outdoor activities run the risk of getting hurt. If you get injured over the weekend or even in the evening, choosing an orthopedic urgent care could save you valuable time in getting the treatment you need.

The Importance of Going to an Orthopedic Urgent Care

The Importance of Going to an Orthopedic Urgent Care

by Yenny (SU)
Every day there are countless cases of twisted knees, sprained ankles, and accidents at the workplace, home, or on the field of play. The traditional course of action for a long time was a trip to an emergency department.