Latest update from our client, Ritecare about Everything You Need to Know About COVID-19 Testing in Hialeah

State public health departments coordinate COVID-19 testings with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). However, some commercial manufacturers also provide tests that are currently used in public and private hospitals.

The CDC, however, said that not everyone has to be tested for COVID-19 since test kit numbers are limited. There are specific qualifications for testing, which could vary from state to state.

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Everything You Need to Know About COVID-19 Testing in Hialeah

 

Check out our client, Ritecare new blog post about COVID-19, Flu, and Common Colds: Tell the Difference

Are you coughing and showing some flu-like symptoms? If you’re not sure whether you have COVID-19, flu, or just a common cold, then knowing the difference in their symptoms can help.

These three are all respiratory illnesses and can be transmitted from one person to the next. Experts at Ritecare Medical Center in Hialeah discussed the differences between the three:

Fever, cough, and shortness of breath

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, fever, cough, and shortness of breath are three of the most common symptoms of COVID-19.

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COVID-19, Flu, and Common Colds: Tell the Difference

 

News just in from our client, Ritecare about DOT Physicals: Can I Get a Clearance if I Have a Medical Condition?

Working as a commercial motor vehicle driver can be physically demanding. Because the hours are long and erratic and the work environment of being on the road entails huge risks, the Department of Transportation (DOT) requires a physical examination to ascertain that drivers are prepared for the demands of their jobs.

According to the regulations of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), commercial motor vehicle drivers who operate a truck that weighs 10,000 pounds must successfully pass a DOT physical every two years.

DOT physicals in Hialeah must be conducted by a certified medical examiner who can perform and evaluate the driver’s eyes, heart, lungs, spine, abdomen, and the other systems of the body.

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DOT Physicals: Can I Get a Clearance if I Have a Medical Condition?

 

Check out our client, Ritecare latest blog post about Why Stroke Patients Need Physical Therapy

Stroke patients lose some vital connections between their muscles and the brain that may affect their movements. But this doesn’t have to be a life-long disability if the patient undergoes consistent physical therapy with skilled therapists at Ritecare medical center, Hialeah.

According to the American Stroke Organization, brain cell damage due to stroke can be temporary for some patients. Over time, around 10 percent of stroke survivors can fully restore their muscle functioning while a quarter of them are left with only minor impairments.

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Why Stroke Patients Need Physical Therapy

 

News just in from our client, Ritecare about Commonly Fractured Bones in Car Accidents

Car accident victims commonly suffer from fractures or broken bones. The impact and force of a car crash can lead to physical trauma that will need immediate medical attention. Fractured bones from a car accident may happen when the victim is ejected from the car, is at the receiving end of a forceful impact, or is crushed by a solid article such as a car part, an airbag, or the pavement.

Bone fractures vary in severity, depending on the type of fracture and the location of the injury. It can be a closed fracture, wherein the broken bones do not cause a tear in the tissues or skin, or an open or compound fracture, wherein the broken bones are exposed and at the patient is at risk of contamination and infection.

According to experts in Ritecare auto clinic, Hialeah, the following are some of the commonly fractured bones in a car accident:

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Commonly Fractured Bones in Car Accidents

 

News just in from our client, Ritecare Urgent Care Center about Personal Safety Tips for a Safer Road in 2020

Personal safety on the road is something that should never be disregarded when 50 million people fall victim to road accidents on a daily basis, according to the World Health Organization.

 

In the United States, a road crash is one of the leading causes of deaths among commuters between the ages of 15 to 29. According to the Federal Communications Commission, at least nine lives are lost every day because of distracted driving.

 

To help with your personal safety, especially if you drive a car, here are some tips on how to be safer on the road in 2020.

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Personal Safety Tips for a Safer Road in 2020

 

News just in from our client, Ritecare about Ritecare Urgent Care Vs ER: Where Should You Get Medical Help?

A medical situation can be confusing, scary and unpredictable. Thus, it’s understandable if you’re not sure where to go to get help. Should you or your sick or injured loved-one head to an urgent care center or the emergency room? The following tips from Ritecare Medical Center in Hialeah will make it easier for you to decide.

Urgent Care for Adults

Ritecare urgent care center in Hialeah usually attends to patients with non-life threatening conditions that may be treated during clinic hours or office hours. You can either go as a walk-in patient or book a schedule through our online appointment system or by calling our landline number at (305) 200-1225.

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Ritecare Urgent Care Vs ER: Where Should You Get Medical Help?

 

News just in from our client, Ritecare Urgent Care Center about Commonly Abused Drugs in the United States: Part 2

There are around 30 million people over the age of 12 who have been using illegal drugs in America, according to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH). This means that roughly 10% of the population in the United States are drug users.

Drug addiction impacts families, social relationships and a user’s performance at work, or in school, but some drugs can be more addictive than others. For this reason, employers are mandated to require their employees to undergo drug tests as part of the employment screening process.

If you are looking for a medical facility that offers drug testing in Hialeah, visit Ritecare Medical Center. Our facility offers 5, 7, 9, and 10-panel drug screens.

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Commonly Abused Drugs in the United States: Part 2

 

News just in from our client, Ritecare: Worried about your skin rash?

Rash – defining what it is…

The word “rash” means a variation of the color and texture of skin that typically shows up as red patches or bumps on your skin. The term “rash” commonly refers to various skin conditions.

If you are reading this article, you have probably found a suspicious rash on your skin and are wondering if you should panic. Don’t do that just yet. There is a big chance that this different skin color or the  bumps have a simple explanation. Read our FAQs to find the answer to the question that is troubling you.

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Worried about your skin rash? (Read Our Faqs And See If You Should Be)

 


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Check out our client, Ritecare updated page about Physical Therapy:

REASONS TO CHOOSE RITECARE PHYSICAL THERAPY FOR YOUR NON-LIFE-THREATENING MEDICAL NEEDS

Convenient location

Our convenient walk-in location in Hialeah makes physical therapy as accessible as getting a checkup.

Specialized Programs

Our specialized physical therapy programs are designed to meet your needs for a broad range of acute or chronic illnesses that cause temporary or permanent disability. Our programs combine medical care with rehabilitation services to help re-establish the functional, physical, cognitive and behavioral skills required to live as independently as possible. Physical and occupational therapies are provided on site, as well as physician supervision and nursing care.

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https://www.ritecaremc.com/physical-therapy-hialeah/

 


latest update from our clients  Ritecare Physical Therapy  This article was written on behalf of the practice by RedCastle Services. RedCastle specializes in Online Marketing for Doctors, including Medical SEO, SEO for doctors, and Medical Website Design. Contact RedCastle Services today to find out how we can help your practice increase its number of online patient referrals.