What We Treat

Injuries We Treat: Sprained Ankles

Picture this: you’re walking down the street, listening to your favorite song when… boom! Your ankle rolls on the curb and you’re left with a throbbing pain in your lower leg. Spraining an ankle is an extremely common injury and can happen to anyone, especially those who live an active lifestyle.

Sprained ankles occur when a […]

By |September 2nd, 2016|News & Updates, What We Treat|0 Comments

Poison Ivy & Other Plants to Avoid This Summer

Plants can brighten up a landscape, but some can be dangerous! This summer, AFC Urgent Care wants you to watch out for these poisonous plants, and to know what to do if you come into contact with them!

Poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac are the big three when it comes to poisonous plants — […]

By |June 3rd, 2016|What We Treat|0 Comments

AFC Urgent Care Offers Convenient & Extended Hours!

AFC Urgent Care is a full-service walk in urgent care center servicing residents of West Springfield and Springfield, MA. We treat most non-life threatening injuries and illnesses, from minor cuts and sprains to lab work and x-rays.

AFC Urgent Care is conveniently open 7 days a week, Monday through Friday from 8 am to 8 pm, […]

By |October 23rd, 2014|Blog, What We Treat|0 Comments

We Have A Team of Board Certified Physicians!

AFC Urgent Care centers value respect and consideration for others, honesty and integrity which is why they are known highly for advanced patient care provided by expert physicians and staff. The teams at AFC Urgent Care Springfield and West Springfield are all board-certified medical doctors who are on-site 7 days a week! In addition to […]

By |October 16th, 2014|Blog, What We Treat|0 Comments

Urgent Care Costs vs. Emergency Room

With millions of Americans visiting the emergency room each year, the costs per visit can really add up. Visiting your local urgent care center not only saves you time in the waiting room, but saves money in your wallet. Urgent care centers are 1/5 the cost of the emergency room visit and you are guaranteed […]

By |October 6th, 2014|Blog, Insurance, What We Treat|0 Comments

Spring Sport Injuries

Spring is here and it is time for Spring Sports! Here are some tips to avoid becoming injured this season.

1) Have a physical performed: Many organization require these to begin with, but if you are not required to have a sport physical, it is recommended to receive one. It can screen for potential problems that […]

By |April 7th, 2014|What We Treat|0 Comments

Bronchitis

Bronchitis is the inflammation of passages in the lungs known as the bronchi. Upon inflammation, airways become restricted. This causes coughing & breathlessness. Those who smoke are more prone to chronic bronchitis and may find it harder to recover from bouts of bronchitis.

Symptoms include wheezing, coughing with phlegm, and soreness in the chest. If you […]

By |March 25th, 2014|What We Treat|0 Comments

Flu FAQs

Every Flu season our doctors see many patients asking similar questions regarding the Flu and Flu Shot. We wanted to answer some of those questions here for you.
What is the Flu?
The flu is a virus caused respiratory illness. You may experience cold-like symptoms but with more severity. Symptoms can also include fever, body aches, and […]

By |February 11th, 2014|What We Treat|0 Comments