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Pre-Participation Screening of Young Athletes
It’s that time of year again when student athletes all over Atlanta are scrambling to get their “sport’s physical”, which is a requirement to be eligible for practice and game participation. Like most other parents, I have waited until the last minute to obtain this seemingly low priority “clearance” for my child who is otherwise healthy. I have no concerns, so why do I have to go through this ritual every year? What does this health screen look for anyway, and why is it important and relevant to me and my child?
WellStreet’s efforts can now be heard on NPR radio!
In an interview with Atlanta’s NPR News, WellStreet’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Lee Resnick, explained the importance of physical examines for student athletes and active students alike. Dr. Resnick explains, “The main reason we do pre-participation screening for young athletes is to identify existing or potential problems that the student might encounter.”
WellStreet Urgent Care Now Accepting United Healthcare Insurance
WellStreet Urgent Care is now accepting United Healthcare insurance as an in-network provider.
WellStreet is adjusting summer hours to better fit your busy schedule!
As of July 1, Your neighborhood WellStreet will be changing its hours to better fit your needs. Whether you come in before or after work, our new hours will allow you the time you need to get in, get out, and be Well On Your Way™.
WellStreet Urgent Care Now Accepting BlueCross BlueShield
WellStreet is now accepting BlueCross BlueShield insurance as an in-network provider.
New Early Hours at Buckhead South and Buckhead North WellStreet Locations
Exciting News! Starting May 1st, the Buckhead North and Buckhead South urgent care centers will now open earlier!
WellStreet Urgent Care Now Accepts Aetna Insurance
Starting May 1st, 2013, WellStreet will be accepting Aetna insurance as an in-network provider.
How to Determine If Your Headache Is More Than Just A Headache
You could argue that the brain is the most important part of the body. Without a functioning brain, the rest of the body shuts down. For that reason, headaches aren’t something you should simply ignore. Instead, they can be the first signs of a serious brain injury.
WellStreet Urgent Care opens in Johns Creek at Old Alabama Square
Continuing toward our goal of becoming the most preferred Urgent Care provider in the Atlanta area, we're opening our eighth location in Johns Creek.
How to Manage Your Diarrhea (and What to Do if You Can’t)
Diarrhea can be isolated or happen as a result from another illnesses or health problem. Fortunately in most cases, a bout with diarrhea is only temporary and doesn’t stick around for long. Still, it can make things uncomfortable and put a significant strain on your day to day activities.
WellStreet Urgent Care opens in Virginia Highlands
We are proud to announce the opening of our newest urgent care center in Virginia Highlands.
Food Poisoning – Signs, Symptoms and When to See Your Doctor
Food poisoning is usually the result from eating food that has been contaminated with salmonella or E coli bacteria.
How to Spot Bronchitis (and When to Head to Your Doctor)
Bronchitis can have you feeling like you’ve been hit by a dump truck. It comes on fast, clogging up your lungs with mucus and causing you to cough violently. Oftentimes, it can leave you short of breath, keeping you on the couch and away from any type of activity. If you have asthma, typical bronchitis symptoms are enough to put you into the hospital (in extreme cases).
4 Great Home Remedies for External Hemorrhoids
External hemorrhoids are no laughing matter. It is known to be one of the most discomforting and painful conditions, making it nearly impossible to pass a stool without succumbing to an intense and extreme amount of pain.
3 Methods to Treat Constipation at Home
Dealing with a bout of constipation is never a walk in the park.
Summer 2013 - FREE Sports Physicals for Atlanta at WellStreet
WellStreet is offering Free Sports Physicals at all Atlanta area locations from July 11th through August 30th 2013 - a $35 Value!