What Are Sports Injuries?
One of the most common injuries we see at University Urgent Care (UUC) in Fort Worth, TX are sports related. From concussions to dislocations, fractures, and sprains, the ER doctors and nurse practitioners of UUC can diagnose and treat many sports-related injuries. Patients in the Frisco Heights, Tanglewood, Paschal, TCU, and nearby neighborhoods can check-in online or come in without an appointment 7 days a week for fast, effective relief after injury. Our onsite laboratory and digital x-ray suite can help our doctors diagnose injuries and determine the best treatment options.
"The wait time was very short and they accepted my insurance. I found out that you can also set an appointment online through Solv in advance. Staff was very friendly and very helpful. The building is decorated really cute and is very clean. I saw a nurse practitioner and she gave me exactly what i needed to get better and answered all my questions. This is probably the best urgent care in fort worth."- S.F. / Yelp / Jun 23, 2020
"Staff was phenomenal- efficient, courteous, professional. We thank you for your quick service and friendliness. We highly recommend this Urgent Care!"- K.D. / Google / Mar 27, 2020
"Amazing. I went in as a walk in on a Saturday. It took all of 5 minutes for me to sign in, fill out paper work, pay , and get sent back into a room. They closed the door and before i could sit down Steve was i. To check my vitals, get info about my feelings and do a Flu test on me. Soon as he left the doctor came in. Review ever thing. I had no flu, but she sent me to an ER THAT was best for my care. They were Amazing friendly GREAT customer service and really care for the patient. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND THEM!!!💖👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾"- K.B. / Google / Mar 27, 2020
"The staff at University urgent care is always wonderful to their patients. We have been there a few times and every time has been great. No one wants to go to an urgent care or have anything bad happen, but when it does university urgent care is the place we go first!"- B.R. / Google / Mar 27, 2020
"this place is verrrry clean, i cannot stress this enough. i've been to other urgent cares and this one is by far the BEST! very understanding to your concerns/needs. they also take care credit for those paying out of pocket ,also hooked me up with coupons for the pharmacy"- R.C. / Google / Mar 27, 2020
Do I Have a Sports Injury?
It may be difficult to tell how severe a sports injury is, so when in doubt, you or your child should seek medical care. Dislocations, fractures, and sprains can all include pain, swelling, discoloration, bruising, tingling, numbness, or difficulty moving, so a digital x-ray can help determine the extent of the injury before a treatment plan is created. A concussion caused by a blow to the head should be examined if the patient experiences headaches, loss of consciousness, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, confusion, memory loss, or fatigue.
How Are Sports Injuries Treated?
After a sports injury, our experienced team will start by diagnosing your condition to determine the best treatment plan. This will include a description of the injury, how it happened, the severity of your pain, and any related symptoms. We will review your medical history, including past injuries and any known allergies to help quickly alleviate any pain or discomfort. If needed, an x-ray may be taken at our office for sprains, fractures, and dislocations or other diagnostic testing. Once your injury has been diagnosed, our team can offer many treatments like splints, slings, crutches, canes, and orthopedic boots. In some cases, our staff may refer you to a specialist, like an orthopedic surgeon or neurosurgeon, to provide further care.
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If you or your child have experienced an injury or trauma while playing sports, visit University Urgent Care in Fort Worth for fast medical attention. Open 7 days a week, patients can use our online check-in feature or come in without an appointment for a diagnosis and treatment by one of our ER doctors and nurse practitioners.
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