Do I Have Scoliosis?

Do I Have Scoliosis?

Scoliosis can be an uncomfortable and painful condition that affects the entire body. If you have scoliosis, it means that your spine is more curved than it should be. The vertebrae that support your back are typically interlocked in a straight line, but if you have...
What Should I Know About Asthma and Sports?

What Should I Know About Asthma and Sports?

Keeping your kids active is one of the best things you can do for them. If your child has an asthma diagnosis, it is even more important to foster a healthy relationship with exercise. While it can seem scary to watch your child run around knowing that an attack could...
How Do I Help My Child With a Sports Injury?

How Do I Help My Child With a Sports Injury?

If you have children who are heavily involved in sports, you know how busy life can get! From games to camps to tournaments, they are constantly in motion. But what if the unexpected happens and your child accidentally gets injured while playing his or her favorite...
What Should I Know About Fractures?

What Should I Know About Fractures?

Did you know? Around 2 million fractures happen each year in the United States, which makes this issue one of the most biggest reasons people seek medical care every year. There are many different types of fractures, but they all need immediate medical care for bones...
How Worried Should I Be If a Spider Bites Me?

How Worried Should I Be If a Spider Bites Me?

To many, spiders are pretty darn scary. Even though these creepy-crawlers do a lot to maintain our beautiful spring lawns and gardens, they pack a punch and can bite when provoked. Thankfully, though, out of the 3,000 types of spiders in the United States, the...
Is a Kidney Stone a Cause For Serious Concern?

Is a Kidney Stone a Cause For Serious Concern?

Do you know someone who has had a kidney stone? If so, you likely have heard they are very painful and aren’t any fun at all to experience. While this is certainly the case, kidney stones are highly treatable. Our AFC Urgent Care Ooltewah team further highlights what...
How Can I Manage My Allergies This Spring?

How Can I Manage My Allergies This Spring?

Allergies affect millions of Americans every year. While some experience them in the fall and winter, most experience them during the spring, when trees, grasses, flowers and weeds begin to bloom at a rapid pace. It’s tough to enjoy the beauty of spring when you’re...
Why Does My Child Bruise a Lot?

Why Does My Child Bruise a Lot?

As much as we want them to be more careful, kids will do what kids do—they’ll run into things and fall down much more than we’d like them to. However, this is what it is to be a kid, and the more active your child is, the better! Is there a point when you should be...