Should I go to the emergency room for my injury?
The moments following an injury are often clouded by the rush of adrenaline your body produces in response to harm. It also takes a few moments to adjust after a sudden injury.
Chicago Immediate Care offers a wide range of medical services that can address many types of injuries. However, there are certain circumstances when the best course of action is to head to the nearest emergency room or call for emergency assistance.
In the aftermath of an injury, take a moment to assess your overall condition. If any of the following are present, seek emergency care right away:
- Uncontrolled bleeding
- Chest pain
- Breathing difficulty
- Broken bones that pierce the skin
- Loss of consciousness
- Vision loss
If you are unsure where to turn for help, call Chicago Immediate Care for more information.
What kind of injuries can be treated in urgent care?
Numerous injuries can be addressed fully at Chicago Immediate Care. Some examples include:
- Minor fractures
- Eye irritation
- Foreign objects in the nose or eyes
- Animal bites
- Lacerations requiring sutures
- Sprains and strains
- Sports injuries
- Swelling or contusionsÂ
If you have questions about where to turn for help, call Chicago Immediate Care for guidance on your next steps.
What should I do if I sustain a workplace injury?
Your safety and health are always the most important considerations. Take steps to address any bleeding, and ask a coworker for assistance. As soon as possible, come to Chicago Immediate Care for a quick yet thorough assessment and customized care plan.
You will get top-quality care with a focus on addressing your immediate needs and restoring optimal function. Be as detailed as possible when discussing the events that led to your injury, so that your documentation is as thorough as possible.
Workplace and auto accidents will often fall under different insurance needs. Team members at Chicago Immediate Care have the skills and experience needed to attend to your urgent care needs and fully document your condition to ease the insurance process down the road.
Team members are also able to work with your attorney to get the paperwork you need for your case to move forward. Every effort is made to create clear documentation during your initial treatment and any follow-up care.
Don’t stress about paperwork further complicate the aftermath of an injury. When you turn to Chicago Immediate Care for treatment after an injury, you can rest assured you will receive the care you need and the documentation required for a workplace injury or auto accident.
There is no need to schedule an appointment. Come to the nearest Chicago Immediate Care for a quick assessment and a customized treatment plan.
What should I do if I sustain a Motor Vehicle accident injury?
Every day about 7,000 people are hurt in car accidents. Many more are injured in other accidents. Wounds from these accidents can vary from minor scrapes and bruises to much more serious injuries.
Generally, accidental injuries affect each body part a little differently. Treatment and recovery after injuries also differ depending on the body part and severity.
Auto accident injuries can have severe physical as well as the mental impact on the affected. If you are involved in an accident, getting proper immediate care should be your number one priority.
This can help with faster recovery and possibly prevent further complications.
Our auto accident injury center at Chicago Immediate Care effectively treats any kind of non-life-threatening vehicle injuries. You can walk in and expect to be treated immediately, and with the utmost care.
Common non-serious auto accident injuries include fractures, burns, lacerations, scarring, and minor concussions. The natural tendency is to explore legal options, but more importantly, you owe it to yourself to get the right kind of treatment.
Count on us to provide the best first aid and treatment to set you on your path to recovery. Confused when dealing with auto insurance or attorneys? We work directly with both to help you.