Splinter Removal 101: When to DIY and When to Go for Urgent Care

Splinters are perhaps the common cold of injuries. Most people throughout their lifetime will have a few experiences with a foreign object embedded underneath their skin. Despite a widely believed assumption, splinters are not just the pieces of wood children gets stuck with running their fingers over an old banister. A splinter can refer to … Continued

Listen Up: 8 Signs You Have an Ear Infection

Do you feel like cutting your ears off? It can be difficult to discern a legitimate ear infection from a simple earache, headache, or sinus infection sometimes. The symptoms can blend in with one another. Does it even really matter what it is? You just need it to stop ASAP. Well, it does matter. If you … Continued

5 of the Biggest Reasons Parents Take Their Children to Urgent Care

When you get sick, it’s normal to wait as long as possible before going to urgent care. But, when your kids are sick, that’s a different story. Children’s immune systems aren’t as strong as adults’, so it’s important to get them help before their sickness gets worse. That’s where Oxford Urgent Care comes in. We help children that … Continued

5 Compelling Reasons to Get a Flu Shot this Year

With the summer season safely behind us, people everywhere are breaking out pumpkin-flavored foods and their winter sweaters. With the upcoming winter months comes the long-hated colds and flu. On average between 5% and 20% of the US population get the flu each year. Not only does this cause much of the population to use … Continued

5 Tips to Recognize Overuse Injuries in Youth Sports

Does your child love to play sports? If so, that’s not surprising! Sports activities are great for getting exercise, blowing off steam, and just having fun. Sports do cause injuries though, so it’s important to be careful. But sometimes athletes and sports participants practice caution, injuries still happen. Children are especially prone to injuries as … Continued