Urgent care and walk-in services can cover a lot of territory for both children and adults. X-rays can be taken in-house at Internal Medicine & Family Practice to make it easy to get quick diagnosis and treatment. Laboratory work can also be done on-site, including flu or strep throat testing. Patients who are suffering from breathing problems like COPD or asthma can receive breathing treatments on an urgent basis if needed. In short, virtually any medical problem that can't be planned for can be handled on an urgent care or walk-in basis at Internal Medicine & Family Practice in Joliet, IL.
There are many reasons for urgent care or walk-in visits today. Many of these visits are pediatric patients who have a high fever, ear pain, or vomiting. Adults often have their own reasons for urgent visits, with accidents being a leading reason for seeking immediate medical help. Many people visit the doctor on an urgent care or walk-in basis when they have sprains, strains, or possible fractures after an accident. Many other things can prompt urgent care or walk-in visits, including flu, sudden rashes, stomach pain, or severe headaches.
At Internal Medicine & Family Practice, the goal is to see patients who need urgent care as quickly as possible. To speed the process up, calling ahead can help out. Patients who let the office staff know that they are on the way with an urgent illness or injury give the staff time to prepare and to adjust the schedule to fit the patient in if necessary. All patients will receive the care that they need, promptly and with compassion.
At Internal Medicine & Family Practice, we accept most major medical insurance plans. Here is a short list of just some of the most popular plans we accept. Please contact our office if you do not see your insurance provider listed.