Shin splints, also known as Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome, occur when the connective tissue and muscles on the inner part of the shinbone become inflamed. They typically occur among runners, or those engaged in similar repetitive, high-impact activities or sports. Although painful, they are rarely…Read More
HPV is short for human papillomavirus, which is a common virus spread through sexual activity with someone who has been infected. Most of the more than 100 types of HPV infections are minor and resolve without treatment. Some, however, result in genital warts, and still others may lead to certain…Read More
If you or someone in your household suffers from allergies or asthma attacks, it’s important to understand the asthma triggers that can increase inflammation, worsen symptoms, and could result in a life-threatening emergency. Once the causes are known, you can take appropriate measures to…Read More
For women, a vaginal problem can have a significant impact on life, affecting everything from fertility to sexual desire to the ability to reach an orgasm. Left unchecked, these problems can lead to stress, lowered self-confidence, and relationship issues. This is why it’s so important to learn…Read More
This Valentine’s Day, love your heart by taking care of your blood pressure (bp). High blood pressure, or hypertension, is the number one risk factor for heart disease. It also puts you at risk for a number of other serious health conditions. According to the Centers for Disease Control and…Read More
FastMed’s services address a wide spectrum of urgent care, family, and sports medicine needs. In addition to providing immediate walk-in attention for an injury or illness, FastMed provides routine services including vaccines, labs & X-rays, occupational medicine, and school or sports physicals. Urgent care locations are in Arizona, North Carolina, and Texas.
FastMed clinics hold the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation in compliance with the Joint Commission’s national standards for healthcare quality and safety in ambulatory healthcare.