Urgent Care

MaxHealth Family, Internal & Sports Medicine

Family Medicine & Mental Health located in Colleyville, TX

Minor accidents, injuries, and illnesses happen to everyone. For illnesses like the flu, or injuries that aren’t serious but still might need stitches, you don’t always have to go to the emergency room. If your condition is not an immediate emergency but you need care within 24 hours, the MaxHealth Family, Internal & Sports Medicine urgent care team can help. With no appointment necessary, call to confirm walk in availability for care at the Colleyville, Texas, location.

Urgent Care Q & A

What is urgent care?

Urgent care is a type of immediate medical service focusing on the treatment of chronic and acute illnesses and injuries. Trained doctors treat patients suffering injury or illness that does not require the emergency room at the MaxHealth Family, Internal & Sports Medicine urgent care clinic. Some conditions that their urgent care doctors often treat include fever, sprains and strains, and minor cuts.

Urgent care at MaxHealth Family, Internal & Sports Medicine offers walk-in appointments. By simply calling ahead to ensure walkin availability, you or a loved one can get prompt care for acute and chronic conditions at their modern, comfortable clinic.

Urgent care is a convenient option if your primary care doctor does not have timely appointments available or you get sick or injured outside of regular office hours. For many conditions, urgent care treatment is effective and you don’t need to wait for a long time in a traditional emergency room.

What can be treated at urgent care?

Generally, a condition that isn’t immediately life-threatening but still needs care within 24 hours can be treated at the urgent care clinic. Some examples of common injuries and illnesses that can be treated at urgent care include:

  • Sprains and strains
  • Minor cuts that require stitches
  • Minor accidents or falls
  • Finger or toe fractures
  • Vomiting or diarrhea
  • Dehydration
  • Fever or flu

When should I go to the emergency room?

If you or a loved one is facing an immediate, life-threatening emergency, you should call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room. An emergency condition is one that can permanently damage or endanger your life. Conditions that need immediate emergency attention include:

  • Heart attack
  • Serious head injury
  • Deep gunshot or knife wounds
  • Serious burns
  • Stroke symptoms
  • Suicidal feelings

The list above is not inclusive. If you think that your life or someone else’s is in immediate danger, always call 911. An injury or illness that is not immediately life-threatening but still needs prompt care is the type of condition that can be treated with urgent care.

Urgent care at MaxHealth Family, Internal & Sports Medicine provides top-quality care for acute and chronic illness and injury. If you’ve suffered a minor injury or illness, call the office to check walk-in availability for treatment today.