One reason people need emergency care is for broken bones or fractures. Not everyone knows how to tell if it is a break or not. While an x-ray is the most reliable way to confirm a break, there are some indicators that you can look for.   The three key indicators of a broken bone…

You have likely heard of sprains and you have likely heard of strains, but do you know the difference? A lot of people get the two confused. A sprain is a stretch and/or tear of a ligament. Ligaments are the fibrous bands of connective tissue that join the end of one bone with another. They…

Our hands come into contact with things that are dirty all of the time. Whether it is answering the phone, opening a door or placing our hand on the escalator handrail, we are constantly exposed to germs. As a result, proper and regular hand washing is important. Do you know how to effectively wash your…

Fevers, while an indication that you are sick, do not necessarily mean that you need to go to a doctor. Understanding fevers can help you decide the best course of treatment to take, whether that is resting, taking an over-the-counter fever reducer, or going to the doctor. WHAT IS A FEVER?  A fever is a…

Urgent care centers are highly convenient…unless they do not have the diagnostic testing equipment necessary to address your needs. In these cases, you will end up getting referred to the emergency room, to your primary care physician, or sent out to an off-site radiologist for testing. It ends up defeating the generally understood purpose of…

Don’t have a primary care physician yet? Can’t get an appointment for a few weeks? Come in to Las Vegas Urgent Care—we can help address your immunization needs. What are immunizations and vaccinations? Immunization is the process whereby a person is made immune or resistant to an infectious disease, typically by the administration of a…

Physicals are a regular part of our medical care. For example, they can be required to participate in school sports/activities, for work/insurance and before undergoing other medical treatments, such as surgeries. While you can get your physicals from your primary care physician, sometimes time does not allow for it, and there are still plenty of…

When you are sick with cold or flu symptoms, and you need to get in to see a doctor, the last thing you want is to hear, “Sure, we can get you in next week,” or sometime even further down the road. A lot of people put off going to the doctor until they really…

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