Turkey Day is just around the corner! Our team at AFC Urgent Care Knoxville understands the urge to dive in to all the delicious dishes on the Thanksgiving table. However, instead of filling your plate with mashed potatoes and gravy, stuffing, and pumpkin pie, take note of some things you can do differently this year in order to prevent extra pounds. Avoiding the “Thanksgiving 15” Okay, so the chances of gaining 15 pounds from Thanksgiving are pretty unlikely. Read on →

Football…baseball…basketball—as the seasons change, so do the sports. And with each new sports season comes new injuries, which is why our team at AFC Urgent Care Knoxville wants to help you prepare your body. Take Your Best Shot at Health As preseason comes to an end and the Tennessee men’s basketball and women’s basketball seasons begin, it’s time to start thinking about what all athletes, no matter what sport they play, can do to protect their health both on and off the court. Read on →

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. According to the American Cancer Society, more than 252,710 new cases of breast cancer will be diagnosed in women this year. As a result, our team at AFC Urgent Care Knoxville wants to offer some tips on how you can best care for your breast health and lower your risk of breast cancer. Reducing Your Risk While there is no way to totally eliminate the risk of breast cancer, there are many things you can do to help decrease your risk. Read on →

While the summer was fun this year, it’s time to make room for fall activities that are sure to put a smile on both children’s and adult’s faces this October! In fact, there is so much fun to be had that there is really no time to be sick. Therefore, the team at AFC Urgent Care Knoxville wants you to know how to best protect your family’s health to keep from missing out on anything fun (and spooky!) this October. Read on →

Fall is in the air. Can you feel it? And with the cooler temperatures on the horizon, our team at AFC Urgent Care Knoxville wants to remind you how to keep yourself and your family healthy during flu season. What Are You Going to Do About the Flu? If you could increase your odds of winning the lottery, would you? If you answered, “yes,” to this question, then we have another question for you. Read on →

Now that school is back in session, the countdowns have begun until when school is out again! So, what’s the first holiday that the kids get to take a day off of school for? Labor Day! The team at AFC Urgent Care Knoxville wants you to know exactly what fun is in store in the Knoxville area for families this Labor Day weekend—and how to make sure you are taking care of your self as you celebrate. Read on →

The team at AFC Urgent Care Knoxville is yelling, “It’s football time again in Tennessee!” Of course, there are also a number of other sports making their way this fall, including basketball and wrestling. But, for many Vols fans (and local school fans), football is the sport on everyone’s mind (and in case you didn’t already have it printed off, here is the 2017 Vols Football Schedule). However, while we are rooting on our players, we are also all working hard to keep our athletes safe while on the field. Read on →

Our team at AFC Urgent Care Knoxville wants to remind you that a new school year is just around the corner, as if you could forget. While your kids may never be “ready” for the first day of school, we have some tips to help you and the kids make the transition from summer to school as easily as possible. Are You Ready for School? If you haven’t gone back-to-school shopping yet, go ahead and get your lists in order. Read on →

Our team at AFC Urgent Care Knoxville recently shared some tips on our blog about how to have a happy, healthy summer. However, what if you failed when trying to protect your skin this summer and received a sunburn—now what? Find Relief From Your Sunburn Getting a sunburn can quickly put an end to your fun. Between the pain and the blisters, you can grow absolutely miserable, as the sunburn slowly makes you feel as though you’re on fire. Read on →

Our team at AFC Urgent Care Knoxville understands that you have been working hard to get your summer body. But now that summer is in full motion, it’s time to make sure to maintain your healthy figure with these tips. What’s Your Fitness Routine? Before beginning any exercise routine, make sure you drink plenty of water. While you can become dehydrated throughout the year, the summer months increase your chances of dehydration because you sweat more in the heat. Read on →