Plants That Make You Itch in Nashville

Plants That Make You Itch in Nashville

Summer is in full swing, and with that comes heat, humidity, and hopefully, lots of time outside.  Nashville is full of great parks and hiking trails – from Percy Warner Park in Belle Meade to Bells Bend State Park near Ashland City and Radnor Lake State Park in South Nashville.  Last month we discussed one common nuisance for outdoor explorers, ticks and tick-borne illnesses.  This month we are tackling another common summer issue seen in our West Nashville walk in clinic: contact dermatitis from plants.  

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Tick-Borne Illness in Nashville: What You Need to Know

Tick-Borne Illness in Nashville: What You Need to Know

Tick-Borne Illness in Nashville: What You Need to Know A mild winter in Nashville brought ticks out earlier than usual this year.  We saw our first tick-borne illness in our West Nashville urgent care clinic in early March which is unusually early – typically ticks don’t become active until after Easter.  Because we live in a city with many heavily wooded areas and a high incidence of ticks, we see a fair amount of tick bites during the summer months.  

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Primary Care or Urgent Care?  Make the Right Choice

Primary Care or Urgent Care?  Make the Right Choice

Primary Care or Urgent Care?  How to Make the Right Choice Urgent care centers and walk in clinics are relatively new health care choices.  In the last 10 years many new clinics have opened across the country and in Nashville, however, determining when to visit an urgent care clinic or walk in medical center can be confusing, especially if you have a primary care doctor.  Read more to learn about the differences between urgent care and primary care as well as how to make the right health care choice for your needs.  

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Nashville’s 2018 Flu Update

Nashville’s 2018 Flu Update

Nashville’s 2018 Flu Update Flu season has arrived. At Complete Health Partners we are seeing many positive cases of flu at our urgent care/walk in clinic. Activity is still quite limited, but we expect to see a peak in the flu after everyone gathers for the holidays. Below is some helpful information about this year’s unique flu season. 

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Complete Physicians Visit Innovative Express Care

Complete Physicians Visit Innovative Express Care

Complete Physicians Visit Innovative Express Care: Always seeking opportunities to bring the most cutting-edge medical practices to Nashville, the Complete Physicians spent a few days in Chicago this month learning about a unique new urgent care/primary care hybrid model clinic.  Dr. Babcock and Dr. Mickiewicz visited Innovative Express Care, owned and operated by Dr. Rahul Khare, and brought home many new insights into what we at Complete Health Partners can offer our patients.  

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