If you or your child has signs of a fracture because of pain, swelling, or visible bone deformities, see the experts at America First Urgent Care. Its skilled medical doctors and nurse practitioners offer highly effective treatments for fractures to ensure proper healing and a low risk of complications. Call one of the offices in Coppell, Bedford, or Mesquite, Texas, or use the online booking feature today.
Fractures are broken bones that can develop because of aging, a disease, or an injury. They range from minor cracks in a bone to severe, debilitating breaks. Receiving effective treatment for fractures is vital to reduce pain and ensure broken bone heals the right way.
The hallmark symptoms of fractures include:
If you suspect you or your child has a fracture, see the America First Urgent Care team as soon as possible to get relief from pain and optimize healing.
Common risk factors for developing fractures include:
Sometimes, the cause of fractures isn’t clear, but you often experience sudden pain at the time of the injury.
To determine if you have fractures, the America First Urgent Care team discusses your medical history, symptoms, accident history, and lifestyle habits. They weigh you, check your vital signs, complete a physical exam, and offer pain relief if you need it. On-site X-rays at America First Urgent Care help determine the type and extent of any fractures you may have.
Common treatments for fractures include:
If you have a severe fracture, you might require external fixation or surgery. The America First Urgent Care experts offer specialist referrals whenever needed.
Over the next few weeks or months, as broken bones heal, you can gradually increase activity as directed by the America First Urgent Care team. Follow up with them to ensure proper healing or have a cast removed.
Don’t hesitate to call the America First Urgent Care office at any time with questions during the healing process.
Call America First Urgent Care or use the online booking feature to get treated for fractures today.