Holiday season has officially arrived, and with that begins the season of traveling to visit loved ones. This year however, the holidays may look very different for all of us. Truthfully many of us may opt out of celebrating at our usual large gatherings with friends and family because of the COVID-19 pandemic. If you find that you still need to travel during this holiday season or are considering any activities outside your “bubble” below are some helpful tips to keep healthy.
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!
Back-to-school season means new classrooms, new teachers and new friends, however when everyone returns indoors, we see a resurgence of germs and back-to-school illnesses. In this month’s blog, Dr. Hadley covers the most common contagious illnesses we see in our Nashville urgent care clinic when school goes back in session. Read on to learn their symptoms, how to prevent them and when to seek care from your pediatric provider or at a walk in clinic or urgent care for kids.
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.
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: