What to Know About Whooping Cough

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Pertussis, or whooping cough, is a highly contagious respiratory disease caused by the bacteria Bordetella pertussis. It is characterized by a severe cough followed by a high-pitched intake of breath that sounds like a “whoop.” Pertussis spreads easily between individuals through droplets caused by coughing or sneezing but can be prevented by immunization. Reserve Your Time […]

Preventing Anemia

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Anemia is a condition where there are not enough healthy red blood cells to supply the body’s tissues with all the oxygen they need. Red blood cells pick up oxygen from the lungs and travel through your body to deliver it to your body tissues. When you do not have enough red blood cells, or […]

Direct Access to Physical Therapy is Here – No Prescription Required

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Skip the doctor and head straight to any one of our clinics that offer physical therapy and be evaluated and treated by one of our licensed physical therapists.  No need for a prescription or referral! Using non-invasive, non-addictive methods such as massage, heat treatment, and guided exercise, physical therapy can reduce pain and treat certain […]

Cortisone Shots

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What is a cortisone shot? A cortisone shot is an injection that is used to relieve pain and inflammation in a localized area of the body – usually joints such as the shoulder, foot, knee, or hands. Cortisone shots can be used to help treat many conditions, including bursitis, gout, tendinitis, trigger finger and several […]

UTI or STD? How to Tell the Difference

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Frequent, urgent trips to the washroom along with pelvic pain and a burning sensation during urination could mean a urinary tract infection (UTI). However, it could also be a sexually transmitted disease (STD) like chlamydia or gonorrhea. Because UTIs share symptoms with some STDs, many people incorrectly assume they have a UTI when they really […]

Foot Pain Causes and Treatment

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There are many conditions that can cause pain in the feet, and the symptoms can have a major impact on everyday life. Effective treatment requires the right diagnosis and advice from an experienced healthcare provider. If you are experiencing foot pain, it’s a good idea to visit a clinic as soon as possible. This will […]

Cyst and Abscess Treatment and Removal

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Cysts and abscesses are fluid-filled lumps that can form anywhere on the body. To the untrained eye, they can be hard to tell apart. Both cysts and abscesses can be uncomfortable, and may require medical treatment. What is a cyst? Cysts are sacs or cavities filled with fluid or pus. They can appear on your […]

Now Hiring Radiologic Technologist (RTs)

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Learn More Would you like to work for a growing urgent care and occupational health practice committed to the highest quality inpatient care, business growth and success? When you work for PIC, you’ll not only find yourself engaged in meaningful work helping people; you’ll also be well-positioned to succeed, grow your career—and follow the path […]

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