It would be impossible to list all the conditions that can be treated in the urgent care setting; qualified urgent care providers see thousands of common problems. Some of the most common reasons patients visit urgent care are for the diagnosis and treatment of:
Urgent care doctors and nurse practitioners are trained to evaluate and treat any condition a patient might present.
Yes, lab tests and X-rays are run at the clinic for maximum patient convenience.
While urgent care doctors can treat emergency conditions, emergency rooms are better equipped for life-threatening illnesses. Signs and symptoms of life-threatening conditions include:
Patients experiencing these symptoms should seek treatment in the emergency room.
Van Nuys Urgent Care Family Medicine provides the best of both worlds: the flexibility you need in an urgent care clinic and the patient connection and follow through that family practice clinics offer. Many conditions require follow-up to evaluate the efficacy of the treatment, review test results and determine next steps. When you visit Van Nuys Urgent Care Family Medicine, you can trust that the provider is available to manage your care indefinitely.
Generally speaking, yes. There are some insurance policies, like major medical policies, which don’t cover office visits. The staff at Van Nuys Urgent Care Family Medicine are happy to assist you in learning more about your insurance coverage before your appointment.
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