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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Urgent Care or ER?

Urgent Care or ER?

Urgent Care or ER? It can be difficult to know when an injury or illness requires an urgent care clinic or a trip to the emergency room.  In this month’s blog, Board Certified Emergency Medicine physician Dr. Mickiewicz discusses some basic rules of thumb for when to visit each facility.

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Sprains, Strains and Broken Bones…Oh My!

Sprains, Strains and Broken Bones…Oh My!

Sprains, Strains and Broken Bones…Oh My!One of the most common injuries that we care for at Complete Urgent Care are acute extremity injuries.  Ankles, Knees, wrists, elbows and shoulders are prone to frequent injury. Through many years of practice in the Emergency Room, I have seen injuries that cover the range from severe, devastating broken bones to the worst sprains/strains injuries that you can imagine.    

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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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The Truth About X-Rays

The Truth About X-Rays

The Truth About X-Rays: X-Ray is a common diagnostic test used in medical practice.   However, after many conversations with patients over the years practicing medicine, it is clear that there are a few commonly held misunderstandings about X-Rays that I will discuss today.  Hopefully this article will provide you with an understanding of when X-rays can be useful and how we at Complete Health can provide this service for you.  Our Nashville urgent care and walk-in clinic has onsite X-Ray services available everyday for your convenience.  

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