Category Walk in clinic seattle

Why Your Health Should Always Come First and Not Just Be an Afterthought

Emergency room care

Suffer from back pain, other aches and pains, or another chronic condition? You’re not alone — almost 70% of Americans say that back pain affects how they go about their everyday lives and two-thirds of Baby Boomers are predicted to be managing a chronic condition by 2030. Worryingly enough though, many Americans don’t go see a doctor regularly — around 40% of those with long-term lower back pain don’t go see a doctor for it. They simply struggle on with pain meds and a “grit-and-bear-it” attitude, which could be detrimental to their health later on down the line. Having an “ask the doctors” mentality is really far healthier and can often catch any serious illnesses earlier in their progress. At any rate, knowing where your nearest walk in clinic or urgent care center is good information to have on hand

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Why You Should Go to a Walk In Clinic

Urgent care clinic

A walk in clinic tends to cover a very broad spectrum of medical facilities. Urgent care centers, free clinics or community health clinics can all come under this description. Basically, any medical establishment that accepts patients on a walk in basis.

Recently, I tried to book an appointment with our primary care physician and I was told by eight different doctors offices that they were not accepting new patient for another one or even two months. I decided that, that was ridiculous and finally went to the walk in clinic which was an urgent care, near me and within 15 minutes I was talking to a doctor.

What kinds of conditions can I visit a walk in clinic for?
Anything that is non life threatening can be treated at one of these clinics. Colds or flu, X-ray testin

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