What We Treat

Injuries We Treat: Sprained Ankles

Along with the new school year already starting in most parts of the country, the fall sports season is almost underway. Sprained ankles occur at all skill levels, from pick-up games to the collegiate championships, and in some cases happen when you’re just walking down the street. A sprained ankle occurs when a person lands …

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We Have Board Certified Physicians On-Site Everyday!

AFC Urgent Care centers are known for advanced patient care provided by expert physicians and staff. You are guaranteed to be seen by a board certified physician every time! The team at AFC Urgent Care Dedham values respect and consideration for others, honesty and integrity. Our goal is to get you in and out of …

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Urgent Care Costs vs. ER

For the majority of non-life threatening injuries and illnesses, you should seek your local AFC Urgent Care center for your needs, rather than spending your time and hard earned money at an ER. Urgent Care centers are 1/5 the cost if you were to go to the emergency room and the wait time is significantly …

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Sunburn Prevention

Summer is officially here and it is hot outside! While enjoying your outdoor activities, be sure to keep in mind that the sun is extremely strong during the summer months and you are at a higher risk of burning, even if spending only a few minutes outside. Here are some tips on how you can …

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Dehydration Prevention

Keeping yourself and your loved ones properly hydrated during these hot summer days should be an important thing for you to remember while enjoying outdoor activities. A common side effect of hot temperatures is a decrease in bodily fluids due to excessive sweating, increased urination and improper fluid intake. Here are a few tips on …

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Swimmer’s Ear Prevention

While enjoying your summer vacation, take the time to read up on some information on swimmer’s ear and how you can prevent it from happening to you, or your children. The cause of swimmer’s ear is when too much moisture has gathered within your ear canal, causing bacteria to grow and cause infection. The reason …

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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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Sinusitis or Sinus Infection

Sinusitis is the inflammation of tissue within the sinuses. Infection can occur while the sinuses are blocked. Symptoms of sinusitis include a runny nose, stuffiness, congestion, and face tenderness. To diagnose, a doctor can perform tests but typically a physical examination will suffice. The doctor may push on the sinus area for signs of tenderness. …

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