Common Injuries With New Workout RoutinesFor many a new year means a new commitment to fitness and possibly a brand new workout routine. At Complete Health Partners we believe that fitness is an essential component to complete health, and we love to watch our patients as they improve their strength, flexibility and endurance. But what happens when a new fitness routine results in a new injury? Here are the most common injuries we see with new workout routines and what you can do to help stay on track with your new fitness resolution!
Nashville’s Winter 2020 Flu Season Update While flu has been active in Nashville since the beginning of November, the holidays brought a big increase of cases into our West Nashville urgent care clinic. Holiday travel coupled with two active strains of the flu has made for a busy flu season in Nashville and nation-wide. Read on to learn more about this year’s unique flu season and what you can do to protect your family!
Complete Health Partners Celebrate One Year in Business Nashville, Tenn. — On October 18th, 2019, Complete Health Partners celebrated one year caring for their Nashville neighbors. The West Nashville medical clinic, which is locally-owned and operated by emergency room physicians, provides urgent care, primary care and sports medicine services.
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.
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.
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.
Common Winter Illnesses in Nashville: Symptoms & Treatment Illnesses peak in the winter as people stay indoors and have more contact with germs. At Complete Urgent Care, a few illnesses have been the most common this winter. Read on to learn about some of the most common winter illnesses we have been seeing as well as their treatment options: