Is It Better to Rest or Exercise a Pulled Muscle?

You probably know that stretching and staying physically active are two important components to reaching optimal health, but if you’ve recently pulled or strained a muscle, you’ll probably want to hold off on getting back on the horse, so to speak. Our AFC Urgent Care...
Should I Go to the Doctor for a Cat Bite?

Should I Go to the Doctor for a Cat Bite?

Cats sure make for great pets, but cat bits can happen to even the most adoring of cat owners. If you’ve been bitten by your cat or someone else’s cat, is it necessary to seek medical attention? We believe it is, and our AFC Urgent Care Knoxville team explains why...
Do I Need to Get a Rapid Flu Test?

Do I Need to Get a Rapid Flu Test?

In years past, it was a little easier to tell whether you had the flu. But now, during the coronavirus pandemic, a flu test is perhaps more necessary due to the similarity of the two viruses. If you are experiencing flu-like symptoms, it’s important to get a rapid flu...
How Can I Tell If a Rash Is Serious?

How Can I Tell If a Rash Is Serious?

If a rash pops up on your or your child’s bodies, it can be natural to write it off as something that will clear up in a matter of days. While this can certainly be true, rashes can also be a sign of something more serious. Our AFC Urgent Care Knoxville team explains...