The Indigo Blog

Apr13
Injury

Goose eggs and head bumps: What to do when your noggin takes a knock

From toddlerdom through adulthood, lumps, bumps and bruises are a simple rite of passage. But when a knock on the head blooms into a bulging goose egg, it can be alarming. And for older adults, it could mean a trip to the ER.
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Mar08
Injury

Home sweet home gym: Making space for exercise

As people work remotely or dodge crowded health clubs, the home gym has become a top fitness trend — one that’s likely to stick around. Learn the benefits of a home gym and how to create a safe and motivating fitness space.
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Jan11
Injury

Put the freeze on winter back pain 

Winter cold can take a toll on back muscles, tendons and ligaments. Learn the common causes of winter back pain and how to prevent and relieve strains and sprains.
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Dec28
Injury

Best Blogs of 2021

Our most popular blogs of 2021 will boost your knowledge for the New Year!  
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Nov30
Injury

Don’t let a burn scorch your holiday plans

The holidays mean a higher incidence of scalds and burns, especially among younger children. Learn what do to immediately when burns happen, how to ease pain and promote healing, and common remedies you should avoid.

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Nov09
Injury

Winter slips and falls—When to visit urgent care

La Nina’s back in the Pacific Northwest. Don’t let the risk of slips, trips and falls get you down this wetter-than-usual winter. Learn how to prevent falls on soggy surfaces and where to get treatment when accidents happen.
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Oct19
Injury

8 things urgent care providers won’t allow in their homes

Find out what urgent care doctors consider too hazardous to have in their own homes and yards. 

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Aug17
Injury

When your spine isn't fine: 9 tips for a thrown-out back

Sudden, lower back pain can treally throw a wrench in your plans. Learn what to do to ease the pain and speed recovery when your back goes out.

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Jun29
Injury

Essential tips for safe summer travel

COVID-19 restrictions are easing, and travel is making a comeback. But the coronavirus is still with us. Learn how to stay safe when making your summer travel plans.

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Jun08
Injury

Exercise safely this summer

Don’t let preventable injuries put your summer exercise routine on hold. Learn about common injuries and ways to exercise safely this season and all year-round.
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Jun01
Injury

DIY gone wrong: Common injuries and how to prevent them

Don’t let your home improvement project land you in urgent care. Learn about common DIY-related injuries and how to prevent them from happening. 

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May11
Injury

5 ways to manage low back pain

Don’t let lower back pain put a wrench in your outdoor and DIY home projects. Learn how to manage back pain and when to seek medical treatment.
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May04
Injury

A better way to get better: 10 reasons to choose Indigo

Why choose Indigo Urgent Care? From our convenient hours and services to refreshingly fast and friendly care, Indigo is a better way to get better, and we have locations near you. 

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Mar16
Injury

Urgent care, online care or ER: What's right for you?

Understanding your best options for care can save you time and money. Here's what you need to know before your next injury or illness happens. 
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Feb03
Injury

Back in the game: Preventing teen sports injuries

Some high school sports are starting up again. Follow these tips to prevent your teen from getting sidelined by a minor injury.

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