Posted by By: Jon Belsher, M.D., MedSpring Chief Medical Officer on April 16th, 2013
Knowing when to visit an Urgent Care Center will save you time and money
Texas area emergency rooms are no stranger to the issue of overcrowding and long wait times. For many people, the immediate reaction in the face of an illness or injury is to head for the ER. While appropriate when the patient’s life, limb or vision is endangered, most ER visits could be addressed much faster [...]
Posted by MedSpring Urgent Care on January 14th, 2013
To those of you who have managed to stay cough and sniffle-free this year, we applaud you! Across the country, people of all ages are suffering from colds or the flu in record numbers. In fact, experts are predicting this will be the worst flu season of the last decade. Doctors’ offices and emergency rooms are filling up with patients suffering from respiratory illnesses, and since the common [...]
It’s that time of year again! The cold air has brought with it a significant rise in sniffles and sneezes, not to mention allergens, cold and flu germs. With the holiday season approaching, it is important to take every precaution not only to keep yourself healthy, but also to look out for the health of your family and friends. No one likes being sick and there are a few easy steps you can [...]
Posted by Jon L. Belsher, M.D., MedSpring Chief Medical Officer on April 30th, 2012
With summer quickly approaching, it's time for students and parents to start thinking about the requirements of their summer and fall activities. Many summer camps, study abroad programs and school sports programs require that participants complete a physical exam before participating in activities.