Urgent Care Blog

Give Distraction Techniques a Shot to Help Children Face Their Fear of Needles

Doctors say that many of their young patients have an intense fear of needles. Their phobia of needles often leads them to troubling tears and tantrums when they need to get a shot. The child’s fear of needles can be as difficult for the parents as it is for the child. Fortunately, researchers may have figured out how to overcome fear of needles through the use of distraction techniques. At MD Now, we’ve seen… Read More

Get Moving to Celebrate Sports Physical Therapy During National Physical Therapy Month

October is National Physical Therapy Month (NPTM) and MD Now encourages the community to actively support this worthwhile event. National Physical Therapy Month is hosted by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) every October to show appreciation for all of the physical therapy organizations, sports physical therapy specialists, and physical therapist assistants who have helped millions of people get… Read More

How to Treat Asthma and Allergies When a Hurricane Hits

In Florida, everyone needs to be prepared for a hurricane during the summer and fall months. But when you suffer from asthma or allergies, preparation is particularly important. In addition to knowing how to treat asthma and allergies in general, you must be ready to respond to a reaction during a dangerous storm. But once you understand the right ways to handle treating asthma attack symptoms and allergic… Read More

Take the Sting Out of Bee Sting Treatment

A bee sting may seem like a minor annoyance, but it can actually be life-threatening to people with severe reactions. When a bee stings an individual, it injects venom from its stinger directly into a person’s skin, and a part of the bee’s stinger that contains its venom sack remains in the skin. While most people only experience a mild reaction, a small percentage of the population will have an allergic… Read More

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