Month: April 2014

Spring Sports Injuries

Now that spring has arrived, it is also time for many spring sports including track, baseball, and lacrosse. We here at AFC Urgent Care Dedham wants to give some tips to preventing injury this season. Prior to participating, there are a few things you will need to do to prepare yourself. First, if you have …

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Spring into a Healthy Season

The temperature is rising, the birds are chirping and our surroundings are becoming greener day by day. Many spend some time this season spring cleaning their home. It is also the perfect time to spring clean your health! The warmer weather makes it so much easier to get active and enjoy some fresh food. Here …

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AFC Urgent Care Dedham is a Nationally Registered Medical Examiner

Starting May 21st, DOT physicals must be performed by a registered medical examiner. This means the physician must be on the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners, a program by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. This means physical exams for interstate commercial motor vehicle drivers must be performed by a physician on this registry. …

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Urgent Care Vs Emergency Room

  With the rise of urgent care centers lately, we wanted to explain how we are different from emergency rooms. Urgent care centers developed to help fill a gap in healthcare. Doctors’ offices have become very busy over the years and often times it can be hard to get an appointment. Those who need care …

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