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Do I Need Orthopaedic Urgent Care?
If you have an injury that simply can’t wait until you get an appointment later in the week, you have two choices: go to the emergency room or come to the urgent care center at Premier Orthopaedics.
If you decide on the first choice, you’re likely to spend a few hours in the emergency room and see several practitioners before getting a diagnosis. On the other hand, at Premier Orthopaedics Urgent Care in Media, an orthopaedic specialist will treat your musculoskeletal injuries quickly.
When Do You Need Urgent Care?
Knowing when an injury needs immediate medical attention and when it can wait until you can get an appointment is subjective. Only you know your body and what it can tolerate.
Generally, if you’re in a considerable amount of pain, have seriously decreased mobility, or are recovering from a surgery, a physician would likely recommend that see a specialist as soon as possible. In that case, you’ll want to visit the urgent care center at Premier Orthopaedics so you can see a specialist immediately.
Urgent Care Center: What to Expect
Premier Orthopaedics Urgent Care is designed for patients suffering from bone, joint, or muscle injuries who need immediate medical attention. Designed to help you avoid long emergency room wait times, our center offers regular daytime appointments as well as evening and weekend hours.
We have a full suite of services with state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment, including on-site X-ray equipment. Unlike the emergency room, we don’t require an expensive emergency co-pay, and many patients, including Keystone First patients, don’t even need a referral.
If you need urgent care for a musculoskeletal injury caused by work, sports, or another type of accident, you can rely on the professionals at Premier Orthopaedics Urgent Care to deliver high-quality orthopaedic care in our state-of-the-art medical facility in Media. With on-site radiology services and direct access to board-certified orthopaedic surgeons, you can expect the highest quality care available.
Visit Premier Orthopaedics Today
If you need urgent orthopaedic care, stop by your local specialist in Media today. Premier Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine provides high-quality orthopaedic care to patients in Chester and Delaware Counties. Our trusted physicians are trained to evaluate and treat all of our patients with painful musculoskeletal injuries. We want to help you get back to your regular life as soon as possible, so trust in us when it comes to getting quality care when you need it.
Premier Orthopaedics Urgent Care is located at 200 East State Street, Suite 108 in the Media Medical Plaza. If you can’t drive there, we’re easily accessible via public transit by Baltimore Avenue, Route 252, or the Edgemont Street Station.
Don’t wait to start feeling better, if you’re looking for urgent care services for your sports or work injury, stop by Premier Orthopaedics and get urgent care now.