Is Scoliosis a Progressive Condition?

Is Scoliosis a Progressive Condition?

If you or your children have scoliosis, chances are that you have wondered if and when it will get worse. Scoliosis is a progressive condition, meaning that the longer you have it, the worse it can become. However, this progressive condition is unique in that it does...
How Can I Know If I Have an STD?

How Can I Know If I Have an STD?

Sexually transmitted diseases, or STDS, are relatively common among Americans. They are so common that it is suspected that one in five people experience one in a given year. Those odds are high enough that you may find yourself wondering if you need to be tested. The...
Can Adult-Onset Asthma Be Managed?

Can Adult-Onset Asthma Be Managed?

Children aren’t the only ones at risk of developing asthma! That may seem surprising, but adults can actually develop asthma later in their lives. Adult-onset asthma is actually more common than you think, but it is often under-diagnosed. You can be at risk of...
How Can I Help With My Child’s Sport Injury?

How Can I Help With My Child’s Sport Injury?

If you have children who enjoy sports, you know that each time they step out onto the court or field, they are at a heightened risk of suffering an injury. Supporting them through their activities can keep you both excited and worried for them! Do you know how you...
Can a Small Fracture Get Worse?

Can a Small Fracture Get Worse?

Bones—we obviously all have them, and they’re what keep us upright and strong. This organ is not only strong and structural, but it’s also a dynamic, ever-changing part of the body. When they break, they often grow back even stronger, and they also grow back quickly....
What Are the Symptoms of Mesenteric Adenitis?

What Are the Symptoms of Mesenteric Adenitis?

Although mesenteric adenitis isn’t the most recognizable medical condition, it’s still a fairly common one among children and teens. In fact, it’s very rare that anyone over the age of 20 gets it. Keep reading to learn more about it from our AFC Urgent Care Fountain...