When you need high-quality medical care, you don’t have to wait weeks for an appointment. At Van Nuys Urgent Care Family Medicine, simply walk-in or you can schedule an appointment in advance. You’ll be seen quickly and efficiently, while still receiving the attention and care you deserve. Whether you’re suffering from a migraine, cough, cold, urinary tract infection, a chronic condition like diabetes, or want to better manage your weight or pain, Van Nuys Urgent Care Family Medicine can treat all of your healthcare needs.
Urgent Care Q & A
What is Urgent Care?
Van Nuys Urgent Care Family Medicine offers quick, convenient and comprehensive access to medical care for non-emergency conditions, so you don’t have to wait to feel better.
Visit our Urgent Care for the following concerns:
- Urinary tract infections (UTIs)
- Coughs, Cold and Flu
- Back problems
- Abdominal pain
- Strains or sprains
- Severe sore throats
- Diarrhea or vomiting
- Headaches or migraines
- Mild breathing difficulty
Some chronic health conditions like diabetes might also require urgent medical care.
What is considered a medical emergency?
Medical emergencies are severe or life-threatening situations, such as:
- Lost vision
- Extreme pain
- Compound fractures
- Uncontrolled bleeding
- Loss of consciousness
- Severe abdominal pain
- Seizures or convulsions
- Moderate to severe burns
- Confusion or slurred speech
- Weakness or sudden numbness
- Chest pain lasting longer than two minutes
These symptoms require immediate attention because they can indicate life-threatening health problems. When you’re experiencing a medical emergency, call 911 or go to the emergency room immediately.
What care is offered at Urgent Care appointments?
Van Nuys Urgent Care Family Medicine offers a full range of quality healthcare services. Our expert clinic staff is able to detect medical conditions early but also to provide expert preventive medical care and management for chronic conditions to improve your overall well-being.
- Physical examinations
- Allergy treatment
- Weight management
- Depression and anxiety care
- Wart removal and acne treatment
- Cholesterol, high blood pressure and diabetes management
- Pain management
During your visit, your caregiver works to diagnose and treat your medical condition. The clinic uses state-of-the-art technology, including digital X-rays and a lab on-site to analyze bloodwork, to assist your doctor in making a quick and accurate diagnosis so they can outline the best course of treatment.
At Van Nuys Urgent Care Family Medicine, appointments are never rushed. When your caregiver diagnoses your condition, they take the time to explain it clearly so you can play an active role in your treatment.