Urgent care centers have skyrocketed in popularity since they were first brought into being back in the year of 2000. Nowadays, nearly 20 years later, more than one quarter of the population has visited an urgent care center over the course of the past two years alone. In just one week, more than three million people will seek care at an urgent care location for some ailment or another. And up to 20,000 doctors are now employed at such urgent care clinics as well, providing comprehensive medical care for all who are in need of it. And urgent care centers can treat a wide array of medical conditions, only some of which we have listed here.
1. Fracture care
Urgent care centers can overwhelmingly provide care for minor fracture. Up to 80% of all urgent care centers can provide minor fracture treatment, including imaging and setting of the bone in question. As only around 3% of all urgent care cases will ever need to be transferred to the local emergency room, most fractures willRead More