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 →

Our team at AFC Urgent Care Knoxville wants you to continuing having the best summer ever! To do so, you need to know how to play it safe. In our last blog, we focused on some common safety issues the summer brings. Read on for a look at a few more. Continue to Play It Safe this Summer What’s a summer without a fun cookout? And with the 4th of July just around the corner, chances are that you or a friend are hosting a cookout. Read on →

Our team at AFC Urgent Care Knoxville wants you to have the best summer yet! However, to ensure your family stays healthy and happy this summer, there are some things you need to do to better protect yourself. Have Some Fun in the Sun This Summer! First, even if it’s cloudy, don’t leave your house without sunscreen on the exposed areas of your skin. And not just any sunscreen. The sunscreen you apply should have an SPF of at least 30. Read on →

Our team at AFC Urgent Care Knoxville wants you to be done with those winter blues once and for all and, instead, find your key to happiness in order to better enjoy the summer with family and friends. Plus, happiness has been shown to help improve your health, too! The Secret to Happiness Everyone wants to know what the secret to happiness is. The truth is that only you can answer that question. Read on →

Our team at AFC Urgent Care Knoxville wants you make a commitment each and every day to live a healthier lifestyle. Are you ready to make that commitment? Make a Commitment to Good Habits The first step in creating healthier habits is to realize that it’s a lifestyle change—not just something to do for the moment. Focus on not just the destination but the journey to get to your destination. For example, if you want to lose a certain amount of weight by summer, don’t focus on the number. Read on →

Our team at AFC Urgent Care Knoxville wants you to be able to enjoy everything Knoxville has in store this spring, from events at the Knoxville Zoo to Outdoor Knoxville. However, how are you supposed to do that when you’re lacking energy? Here are some ways to boost your energy levels so that you can start enjoying the events going on in Knoxville with your loved ones. Skip the Energy Drinks and Still Get the Energy You don’t have to go straight for the energy drink in order to get through the day. Read on →

Our team at AFC Urgent Care Knoxville wants to make sure you take this spring sports season seriously by ensuring your child wears the proper gear to keep safe! Prevent Injuries With the Right Equipment If your child is playing middle or high school (or even younger) baseball or softball, a helmet should be worn at all times to help prevent skull fractures. And not just any helmet! Ensure the helmet you choose is specific to the sport your child is playing and that it properly fits his or her head. Read on →