How Does An Urgent Care Treat Migraines?

What do you do when you have a headache? If you’re like most people, you take a dose or two of your preferred over-the-counter pain medication, and continue your day. The headache likely dissipates within an hour or so and you don’t even think about it until the next one causes you discomfort. This isn’t […]

​Tips For Dealing With Stress Over The Holidays

Remember when you were a kid, and you waited all year for the winter holidays to roll around? Back then, it seemed like everything about the holidays was magical, from the lights to the amazing treats that your Grandma was always baking up in the kitchen. Now that you’re an adult, that joy and wonder […]

5 Surprising Ways That Cold Weather Affects Your Health

With the arrival of Thanksgiving, the holiday season will be officially underway, which means cold weather will soon be headed toward the Washington D.C. area. This means cold, snow, ice, and more cold. While winter weather tends to create a nightmare for transportation and energy bills, we often fail to realize that it has a […]

4 Clever Ways To Fight Back Against Winter Allergies

Many people are shocked to learn that not even in winter can allergy sufferers be safe from an untimely attack. As we discussed in previous post, not only are winter allergies a real thing, they can be the ruination of your festive holiday plans. Who wants to have a leaking nose or puffy red eyes […]

What To Do When Viruses Are Making You Sick

You feel terrible. You’re feverish. Exhausted. You’ve got a headache that just won’t quit. When you finally drag yourself to the Medics USA urgent care in Ashburn (thank goodness they’re open late during the week so you could go after work!), you cross your fingers that the attending physician will be able to give you something–anything–to […]

Fall Allergies? Medics USA Is Ready To Help

Runny nose. Pounding headache. Itchy eyes. Most people associate seasonal allergies with the spring, when trees, flowers, and weeds are putting out their first blooms, but fall allergies can be just as brutal. If you’ve got symptoms of a cold or the flu that just aren’t going away, you might want to check in with […]

Is Your Family #UrgentCarePrepared For The School Year?

At the beginning of August, the Urgent Care Association of America  (UCAOA) announced an exciting new campaign designed to encourage Falls Church families to consider their health while getting ready for back-to-school activities! “There is no way for a family to predict the future, but having a plan in place can make emergency and immediate […]

Medics USA Can Help You Overcome This Common Healthcare Problem

In a perfect world, you would be able to get in to see your primary care doctor any time you had a health concern, injury, or illness. As we’ve detailed in previous blog posts, it’s important to have a primary care physician because they’re more intimately acquainted with your health history, able to use your complete medical […]

What Is Traveler’s Diarrhea?

Summer is a great time to travel. Whether it’s a road trip across the state to visit Grandma and Grandpa, or flying to an exotic resort in a tropical location, many people take advantage of summer breaks from school and work to plan a vacation. We bet you’d be surprised to know that the simple […]