Minor Injuries

Minor Injuries

Minor Injuries offered in Glendale, CA

Sprained ankles, cuts, and other minor injuries can occur without warning and cause symptoms that require urgent medical attention. At San Feliz Urgent Care, same-day urgent care appointments are available to address acute injuries. The highly trained medical team provides extended business hours so you can avoid long wait times at the hospital emergency room. The providers tailor treatment plans to ease pain and other symptoms and provide follow-up visits to monitor recovery. Call the Glendale, California, office to schedule an evaluation for a minor injury, or book an appointment online today. 

What are considered minor injuries?

Minor injuries can result from falls or other accidents around your home. You or your child may also experience minor injuries playing sports or participating in other strenuous activities.

San Feliz Urgent Care specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of many types of minor injuries, including:

  • Cuts
  • Abrasions
  • Fractures
  • Muscle strains
  • Ligament sprains

The medical team offers extended business hours to handle sudden injuries affecting adults and children so you can avoid the hassles of the local emergency room. X-rays and other diagnostic lab services are available on-site, so you can get the treatment you need without delays.

When should I seek medical care for a minor injury?

Schedule an urgent care visit at San Feliz Urgent Care if you experience symptoms you can’t control with home care and over-the-counter medications. These symptoms include:

  • Pain
  • Redness
  • Swelling
  • Bleeding
  • Open wounds
  • Loss of mobility

Without treatment, some minor injuries worsen and cause additional complications. If you’re unsure whether your injury requires medical attention, contact the staff for guidance.

Your provider can order X-rays, bloodwork, and other lab tests to identify fractures, infections, soft tissue tears, and other conditions. Based on your test results, they create a care plan to ease your symptoms and support a full recovery.

How are minor injuries treated?

Your treatment plan depends on the type of injury and the severity of your symptoms.

San Feliz Urgent Care offers urgent care services to address minor injuries. These include:

  • Bracing
  • Stitches
  • Fracture care
  • Wound cleaning
  • Infection control
  • Pain management

The team can also refer you to an orthopedist or other specialist if you need additional diagnostic testing or specialized treatment.

If your injury requires hospitalization, your provider can coordinate your transfer to a nearby emergency room or children’s hospital so you can get the prompt medical care you need.

The primary care team at San Feliz Urgent Care monitors your recovery. During follow-up visits, your provider ensures your treatment works and your symptoms are under control. They can also recommend strategies to prevent future injuries during sports and other activities.

Call San Feliz Urgent Care to schedule a diagnostic evaluation for a minor injury, or book a consultation online today.