In and Out Express Care Blog

Common Injuries and Urgent Care vs Emergency Room

By Dana MacCorquodale | Published Wednesday, August 22, 2018
When do I go to a Urgent Care? An urgent care clinic will provide help for issues such as illnesses, minor accidents, infections, and pains. But there are limits to what an urgent care clinic can do. For any issue threatening life, limb, or eyesight, you'll need to go to a hospital. We get a lot of questions on what conditions we can handle at In and Out Express Care. In this article, we'll go ..

Help for Tension Headaches

By Dana MacCorquodale | Published Wednesday, August 15, 2018
I woke up in the middle of the night with a sore neck and throbbing head. What’s wrong with me? What is a Tension Headache? Tension headaches happen when the neck, facial or scalp muscles become tense and contract. This can lead to pain and limited range of motion in the head and neck. They can occur at any age but are more prevalent in older teens and adults. Any activity that ..

Help for Upper Respiratory Infections

By Dana MacCorquodale | Published Wednesday, August 08, 2018
I can’t breathe! My nose is so stuffy, my throat hurts and I have an annoying cough. Do I need to see a doctor? One of the most common things we see in urgent care centers are upper respiratory infections. Here is a little more information on it’s symptoms, treatment and when to see your friendly Doc or Physician’s Assistant at In and Out Express Care (/contact)! What is  ..

How do I know if I am overtraining?

By Dana MacCorquodale | Published Wednesday, August 01, 2018
Whether you are a top age group triathlete, bodybuilder, golfer or runner, overtraining can be a plague to your progress. Due to many people’s highly competitive drive, they often ignore the signs of overtraining. This often leads to injury and dissatisfaction with one’s progress. If you’re a runner, you know the 10% rule. To stay injury free, it is best to only increase  ..

Pet Therapy as Medical Treatment?

By Dana MacCorquodale | Published Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Yes! In and Out Express Care thinks pet therapy is a viable alternative to traditional therapies. Ever wondered what is up with crazy cat ladies? I tell you what, they’re onto something! The stereotypical “cat lady” is a woman who lives on her own and relies on her cats for companionship. It’s actually a very sane thing to do! People that have gone through divo ..

Help for Anxiety

By Dana MacCorquodale | Published Wednesday, July 18, 2018
My heart raced, I began to sweat, I felt a tightness in my chest. I thought for sure I was having a heart attack. I turned to the amazing doctors at In and Out Express Care for help. It turned out, I was having a panic attack. They are terrifying and real. Anxiety is an ever increasing problem in today’s fast-paced, stress-filled society. Children experience it often in their first  ..

Open Water Swim Tips for Triathletes

By Dana MacCorquodale | Published Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Here are a few quick tips for open water swimming! If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to give me a shout (/ask-coach-dana)! Never do an extended open water swim alone. Even the best swimmers in the world succumb to Mother Nature (e.g. Fran Crippen). DO NOT underestimate the water, it could cost you your life. For an open water swim over an hour, you MUST bring a drin ..

Water Safety and Drowning

By Dana MacCorquodale | Published Wednesday, July 04, 2018
10 people drown in the United States every day. Summer is a great time to relax at the beach or pool but water safety is an important issue often forgotten. Drowning is a leading cause of death for children 1-4 years old. Tragedy recently struck Olympic skier Bode Miller’s 3 year old daughter. She drowned in the pool while at a family get together. These tragedies can be prevented i ..

Dietary Supplements for Endurance Athletes

By Dana MacCorquodale | Published Wednesday, June 27, 2018
The world is trending towards a more natural approach. Be it in non-surgical medical aesthetics, health and physical fitness or skin care. People are looking for a better way. Gone are the days when we were content to put anything and everything in and on our bodies. The following supplements are backed by evidence that they will enhance aerobic conditioning, decrease recovery time and hel ..

Protect Yourself from Ticks and Lyme Disease

By Dana MacCorquodale | Published Wednesday, June 20, 2018
When warm weather abounds, unfortunately so do ticks. These pesky little insects are easy to pick up in tall grass and shady moist areas at ground level. They will also cling to shrubs and brush looking to hitch a ride on an unsuspecting person or animal. They have also been known to be found in gardens, lawns and at the edge of woody areas. There are more than 200,000 cases of Lyme Dise ..