1. 3 More Tips to Keep Yourself Out of Urgent Care This Summer

    We wrote in a previous blog all about some of the summer activities that may cause injuries and now that summer is in full swing in Falls Church we decided that it’s a topic that we ought to revisit. Now that the weather is heating up and people are out and about, taking part in sandlot baseball games, backyard barbecues, and trips to the pool, we want to provide a few tips for people on how to …Read More

  2. Dehydration, Heat Exhaustion, and Heat Stroke: What You Need To Know

    If you like to spend a lot of time outdoors during the summer months, you’ll want to ensure you know how to protect yourself from the sun. Not only do you have to worry about sunburns from too much time in the sun, but dehydration, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke are all possible ailments that can come from too much sun exposure. Know the signs and symptoms of these sun-related problems so you …Read More

  3. Summer Activities That May Cause Injuries

    Once summer rolls around, you get a lot more opportunities to spend time outside and do more household projects. However, once you start being more physically active and working on your honey-do list, you’re a lot more likely to injure yourself if you’re not careful. In order to avoid a trip to urgent care this summer, make sure you're following the proper precautions to keep yourself safe. To…Read More

  4. Should I Visit Urgent Care Or The ER?

    If you have a medical problem that can’t wait, you’re going to have to decide whether you need to visit urgent care or an emergency room. While both are sufficient options for when you can’t wait to get an appointment with your primary care provider, there is a difference between the types of care that each facility specializes in. It’s not as common-knowledge as it should be, but a visit …Read More

  5. 3 Things to Expect When You Visit Us for Emergency Care

    When it comes to urgent care in Ashburn, the team at Medics USA is here to take care of you in your time of need. People visit our facilities for a number of different reasons, but we want you to know that when you need help, we’ll be here to help you every time. Whether you stop in your your annual checkup or you need a physical before you can participate in a sporting event at your school, Med…Read More

  6. Don’t Forget Life-Saving Immunizations For Kids And Senior Citizens

    Every year, the last week of April is set aside as World Immunization Week by the World Health Organization. This international health holiday was created to help people better understand the life-saving power of vaccinations for all humans. Despite the fact that “Immunization saves millions of lives and is widely recognized as one of the world’s most successful and cost-effective health inter…Read More

  7. Essential Flu Season Tips For Parents

    Kids getting sick during flu season can often feel inevitable. Young immune systems just aren’t as strong as adult ones. That, coupled with the fact that children often ignore hygienic habits that can help prevent the spread of the flu (influenza) virus from one human to another, means that school aged kids are at increased risk of getting sick multiple times each flu season. No parent wants to …Read More

  8. Love Foods That Are Toasted Or Roasted? You Could Be At Risk

    If you pay attention to health news even half as much as the medical professionals in our urgent care clinics, you’ve probably noticed that there are a LOT of things that can put your health at risk. One year it’s eggs, the next year they tell you eggs are fine. For a long time fat was the villain and now we’re learning that lots of beneficial fat is actually essential for healthy weight and…Read More

  9. How To Avoid Food Poisoning

    It happens to people across Washington D.C. every day. You visit a new restaurant with coworkers at lunch or you have dinner at your relative’s house on the the weekend. You take a big bite of whatever happens to be on the menu for that day and somewhere in the back of your mind, a little voice says, “This isn’t quite right.” Maybe it’s a funny twang of flavor or maybe it’s a weird tex…Read More