How Do I Know If I Need an X-ray?

How Do I Know If I Need an X-ray?

Have you recently been injured doing an activity? If so, it can be easy to convince yourself that you can get through the injury at home and that you don’t need an X-ray. While in some cases that may be true, it’s not in others. So, how are you supposed to know when...
What Do I Need to Know About Kidney Infections?

What Do I Need to Know About Kidney Infections?

Not only are kidney infections uncomfortable to experience, but they can cause some severe health complications when not dealt with properly. Additionally, kidney infections are rare, but anyone can get one. Our AFC Urgent Care South Charlotte provides some further...
Why Do I Have an Earache?

Why Do I Have an Earache?

Earaches are certainly more common among children, but they can happen to adults as well. And if you experience an earache, it can definitely feel concerning. So, what’s causing that dull, throbbing pain? There are many possible culprits, and our team at AFC Urgent...
Does My Child Need a Sports Physical?

Does My Child Need a Sports Physical?

Yes! Not only are sports physicals required in the state of North Carolina, but they’re a necessary and helpful way to find out if your child is healthy enough to play the specific sport that he or she longs to play. So, whether it’s baseball at South Charlotte Middle...
The Basics of a Yeast Infection

The Basics of a Yeast Infection

Yeast infections can be uncomfortable to discuss and they are certainly uncomfortable to experience, but the fact is that nearly 75% of women will deal with one at some point in their lives. Read on as our team at AFC Urgent Care South Charlotte shares some helpful...
How Different Are the Flu and COVID-19?

How Different Are the Flu and COVID-19?

Thankfully, 2020 is finally over. But the pandemic still looms large. On top of that, flu season is in full swing as well. How can we successfully battle against both of these viruses? And, frankly, are they even that different? Read on as our team at AFC Urgent Care...
Why Is Good Posture Important?

Why Is Good Posture Important?

Let’s face it, many of us have been told to sit up straight our whole lives. But what’s the big deal about it? Does sitting up straight actually offer any benefits? It does. Our parents and elementary school teachers might have actually been onto something, and our...