Injuries Specialist

American River Urgent Care

Urgent Care located in Orangevale, CA

If you or a family member has been injured, trust the experienced providers and compassionate staff at American River Urgent Care in Orangevale, California, for effective diagnosis and treatment. X-rays and lab services are available onsite. With walk-in appointments every day, the team will see you right away. Call the office or come in today. You can also schedule an appointment online.

Injuries Q & A

What are acute injuries?

Acute injuries typically result from a specific event, such as a fall or some kind of trauma. These injuries affect your muscles, joints, or bones in the area, causing pain and other symptoms.

Common acute injuries include:

  • Bone fractures
  • Dislocations
  • Sprains
  • Strains

For athletes who suffer tendon or joint injuries, the injury may be considered chronic if it’s because of repeated stress to one area.

American River Urgent Care offers treatment for acute injuries every day of the week. The team strives to provide comprehensive care and treatment — without the long waits typical in a hospital emergency room.

Should I see a doctor or the ER for an injury?

When you or someone you love sustains an injury, it can result in panic and confusion. You may decide not to see a doctor and instead try home remedies, or you might rush to an emergency room for immediate care. 

If you suspect a broken bone, visit American River Urgent Care immediately. These types of injuries can’t be appropriately assessed without an X-ray to look for signs of trauma. For sprains, strains, and other less severe injuries, a doctor can always help promote a faster recovery. Definitely seek the opinion of a provider at American River Urgent Care if your injury:

  • Keeps you from your usual activities
  • Forces you to move differently to accommodate the injury
  • Causes pain lasting more than a day or two after the traumatic event

A visit to the ER is necessary for life-threatening injuries. However, for many acute injuries, the team at American River Urgent Care supplies everything you need in one location, saving you time and money. Generally speaking, it’s always best to see a doctor when you feel that something is not right.

How does American River Urgent Care diagnose injuries?

Your provider performs a thorough exam. They may recommend X-ray services or lab tests, which are conveniently available onsite. Once they’ve diagnosed your injury, they provide a comprehensive treatment plan.

Extended clinic hours are available at American River Urgent Care every day of the week. Call today, or book a consultation with the convenient online tool.