Running is known to have many health benefits; however, it is also a physical activity that is linked to a variety of injuries. Common running injuries range from a torn ACL to shin splints, depending on the severity of the injury. Each injury requires a different means of and amount for recovery…Read More
Strep throat is a highly contagious bacterial infection that can spread like wildfire through a school or office. But it is also highly treatable and responds quickly to prescription antibiotics, which end the bacteria’s contagiousness after just 24 hours of beginning the medication. If you…Read More
Strep throat is caused by the streptococcus bacteria. It can strike both young and old, and is highly contagious. It is most frequently spread by an infected person sneezing, coughing and touching hands, door knobs or other hard surfaces, where the bacteria can live for as long as several hours. If…Read More
Strep throat can affect children and adults alike. It is an infection that is caused by the streptococcal bacteria, and if left untreated by antibiotics it can lead to infections in other areas of the body, or even rheumatic fever. Once a course of antibiotics is begun the patient feels better…Read More
Strep throat is a highly contagious infection that is caused by the streptococcal bacteria. A person who tests positive for strep throat can be treated with prescription antibiotics and will stop being contagious after 24 hours on the medication, allowing them to return to school, work or social…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.