Board Certified Pediatricians located in Lapeer, MI
professional medical team to deal with the situation can make all the difference. At Lapeer Pediatrics in Lapeer, Michigan, the team led by Mohammad Al-Harastani, MD, FAAP, and Sami Al-Harastani, MD, has extensive experience diagnosing and treating a wide range of urgent minor injuries. To learn more, call or go online today to schedule your first appointment.
Urgent Minor Injuries
What are urgent minor injuries?
An urgent minor injury is an injury to your child that doesn’t present a medical emergency but does require urgent medical care. When medical emergencies do occur, it’s important to seek care at an emergency room.
Many minor injuries can be treated just as effectively and more affordably by going to the experts at Lapeer Pediatrics. The team of highly trained professionals has extensive experience diagnosing and treating a wide range of urgent minor injuries.
What are some common examples of urgent minor injuries?
The term “urgent minor injury” refers to many injuries that can occur. Some of these injuries occur quite often, including:
- Lacerations and cuts
- Animal bites
- Small burns
- Broken bones
- Injuries from falling
- Sports injuries
- Muscle sprains or strains
Many more injuries can happen that are classified as urgent minor injuries. The team at Lapeer Pediatrics will determine the correct treatment for your child’s injury, including referring you for further evaluation if needed.
What can I expect at my appointment?
As injuries are unexpected by nature, it can often be impossible to schedule an appointment to receive care if the situation is urgent. Fortunately, the team at Lapeer Pediatrics is happy to provide walk-in service as available.
During the appointment, the team will review the current medical situation, as well as any past medical history. They will conduct a thorough physical exam of the injury, and order any tests as needed. Lapeer Pediatrics has a digital X-ray on-site in order to provide quick diagnostics.
Once the injury has been diagnosed, the team will create a treatment plan based on the specific injury. They have extensive experience with treating lacerations, as well as many other treatments for many kinds of injuries.
To learn more about how you can get the urgent minor injury care that your family needs, call or go online today to schedule your appointment with the team at Lapeer Pediatrics.