First AId Handbook

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First Aid Handbook: Stomach Flu

Once you realize you are sick, how do you know the difference between food poisoning or if it is a symptom of a larger issue? While the stomach flu isn’t actually a flu, Integrity Urgent Care can offer a little information as a source of comfort while you deal with a stomach bug that has hit your home.

Common Conditions That Can Be Treated at Urgent Care

When a situation comes up, you may not be sure what to do next. This doesn’t just apply to your immediate triage to stop bleeding or take a temperature. It may mean that once you decide you need help, you aren’t sure where to head. Our team at Integrity Urgent Care is well equipped to help you with the common illnesses and injuries you face and the appointments and tests you may need.

A runner has sprained her ankle and is in pain

First Aid Handbook: Sprains

Your daughter takes a charge in her basketball game and puts her hands out to break the fall. Your son runs to catch the family dog and steps the wrong way on the pavement. You reach just the wrong way for an item and feel stabbing pain in your wrist. These and more are common experiences that can lead to you wondering if a sprain is suspected. Before you come see our team at Integrity Urgent Care, here are a few tips you should know about sprains.

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First Aid Handbook: Acid Reflux

We have all had it, whether we recognized it for what it is or not. When it does happen the first time, you may have felt like it was a bigger deal than it turned out to be, that’s how much discomfort you may have. Integrity Urgent Care has some tips and solutions for the next time you get a bout of acid reflux and maybe a few ideas for how to prevent it in the first place.

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First Aid Handbook: Hives

Hives are one of those conditions that can happen for a number of reasons. If you have never had them, you may be wondering when or why someone may start showing hives. It could even be confused for some other skin ailment or concern. Our team at Integrity Urgent Care can easily diagnose hives on our patients and help you understand what the cause may be, working to get you back on track.

A woman clutches her mouth in pain

First Aid Handbook: Mouth Ulcers

While mouth ulcers are sometimes also called canker sores, they are completely different from cold sores that appear on the outside of your mouth and can be contagious. Mouth ulcers are a tiny, but painful issue, and one that our Integrity Urgent Care team has their own experiences with. While researchers aren’t entirely sure what causes these little bumps, our medical staff can help you understand these small inconveniences and have a few tips for how to deal with them.

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First Aid Handbook: Steroid Shots

Medical professionals have a vast array of skills, techniques, and solutions to help the patients that walk through our clinic doors. Sometimes it is a puzzle to discover what is wrong with our patient and what the best treatment may be. Other times, we discover a new or better way to utilize and existing treatment in a new way. As we offer treatment plans, we may suggest giving you a steroid shot, depending on your needs.

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First Aid Handbook: Fall Allergies

While spring allergies gets most of the press, many are no stranger to fall allergies, especially as we wonder if every sniff, cough, and sore throat is a sign of allergies or something else. Fall and winter allergies arise with heaters being kicked on, changes in the plants outside, and more time being spent inside causing more exposure to mites, dust, and pets. Integrity Urgent Care is here to help you with your fall allergies and any other issues that may pop up for you and your family.

Need a Sports Physical?

Integrity Urgent Care will donate $5 back to your school’s Athletic Department for any sports physical! Bring the flyer to any clinic location at the time of your physical. Return the signed flyer to your Coach or Athletic Director prior to October 14, 2022.