The doctors and medical staff at Bronx Urgent Care treat a wide variety of physical injuries, including sprains and strains, which occur when the muscles and ligaments are overstretched or torn. While sprains and strains can occur anywhere, these injuries often occur in the:
These are common sports injuries because of the additional stress that athletes of all levels put on their bodies. Treatment can include immobilization and instructions on home care including:
Bone fractures are also treated at Bronx Urgent Care. If you think that you or your child has broken a bone, come in immediately.The clinic in-office X-rays to quickly confirm a fracture and can set most broken bones. If you have a compound fracture that requires surgery to set, the staff at Bronx Urgent Care will send you to the emergency room. In most cases, Bronx Urgent Care can help and supply you with a plaster cast or an air cast to immobilize your broken bone while it heals.
If you accidentally cut yourself, the medical team at Bronx Urgent Care offers prompt and compassionate care to clean your wound and apply stitches to aid in the healing process. From accidents in the kitchen to slip-and-fall and car accidents, if you have a wound that won’t stop bleeding, come in immediately.
Whiplash is a common injury to the neck that occurs during a car accident. A rear collision will jerk your head forward and backward quickly, resulting in injury to the muscles and tendons of the neck that result in serious pain and mobility issues. If you experience a car accident, even if you aren’t in pain, come in for an assessment, just to be sure.
Many car accident-related injuries don’t show symptoms for hours or in some cases days because of the adrenaline that surges through your body after the collision. It is important to get a diagnosis and begin treatment as early as possible to prevent your injury from turning into something more serious. In many cases, the best treatment for whiplash is immobilization to allow your muscles to heal.
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