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Same-Day Treatment for Muscle Strains & Sprains in Rocky Hill, CT

Female runner with lower back pain

Life happens. If your life is currently being interrupted by a muscle strain, sprain, or another routine injury, PhysicianOne Urgent Care in Rocky Hill, Connecticut, is an excellent place to turn for treatment. Our fully equipped immediate care center is an affiliate of Yale New Haven Health and provides attentive, patient-centric care to children and adults every day. In fact, we’re open 365 days per year, don’t require appointments, and offer affordable rates, making us a more sensible alternative to a costly and crowded emergency room in non-life-threatening scenarios.

Muscle Strains vs. Sprains

First things first—what is the difference between a muscle strain and a sprain? These two injuries are similar in nature, but they affect different tissues. A strain is a tearing or overstretching of a muscle or tendon, which is fibrous tissue that connects muscles to bones. A sprain is a tearing or overstretching of ligaments—thick bands of tissue that join bones to form a joint.

Hamstring muscles and muscles in the lower back are particularly susceptible to strains, while ankle sprains are the most common type of sprain injury. No matter where you’re feeling the pain, though, it’s important to visit us for prompt treatment if your symptoms don’t improve after a few hours of implementing self-care measures, such as resting and placing ice on the affected area to reduce discomfort.

Come On In

Don’t suffer through the pain of a muscle strain or sprain when PhysicianOne Urgent Care makes it simple to find relief. Visit us in Rocky Hill today!

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"The overall care I received was excellent! I also appreciate your affiliation with Yale New Haven Hospital."

Derby, CT

"Throughout the visit I felt like the staff really cared. The Doctor took his time talking with me about my symptoms, and I felt like he listened to all my concerns and took that into consideration when recommending the right treatment. Thank you!"

Hamden, CT

"I had to take my son in for an ear infection following a sudden change in temperament at daycare. He was inconsolable the entire car ride but when we got there and by the time we left this care facility he was back to his normal happy go lucky little two year old boy. I highly recommend PhysicianOne Urgent Care."

Westwood, MA

"I wanted to take a moment to thank you for the attention you gave me last week. My son was started on antibiotics and ear drops. Within 24 hours he began to feel better. The poor kid had been going to school in tears because he was afraid of missing any more days, but feeling (and looking) just awful! He's not been able to even think about lacrosse practice, but thanks to starting him on antibiotics, he was thrilled to return to practice today."

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