Why Sports Physicals are Important for Your Kids

As your child starts trying out for school sports, there might be a term coming up that you don’t recognize. Your child’s coach might require them to get something called a PPE (Pre-participation Physical Exam) before they can play. If […]

Managing Migraines

We all know what it is like to have a headache. We all know the familiar pounding in our head caused by allergies, lack of sleep, or a cold. Most times, with a little self-care and some medicine, we’re able […]

How to Spot Drowning

With temperatures rising and summer vacation coming up, children and adults alike will want to head into the water. Whether it is to cool off or to have fun under the sun, swimming and other water-related activities can be a […]

Celebrating Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

This week is Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, so we here at Grand Parkway Emergency Center wanted to show our appreciation to some of the dedicated, highly-skilled medical laboratory professionals who work in our facility. Medical laboratory professionals are the technicians […]

Do You Have an Insect Allergy?

As spring arrives, so do the bugs. We’re all swatting at mosquitoes in the evenings and avoiding honeybees that we see gathering around flowerbeds. But what if you have a severe bug allergy and don’t know it? Let’s discuss these […]

Mind Diet Recipe: Southwest Chicken Soup

About the Mind Diet This week is Brain Awareness Week, and we wanted to share one of Grand Parkway Emergency Center’s favorite Mind Diet recipes to celebrate. The Mind Diet is a series of guidelines for your family’s diet that […]

6 Signs of Heart Attacks in Women

This month, during American Heart month, Grand Parkway Emergency Center wants to bring awareness of heart attack symptoms to our female patients. The American Heart Association tells us that women are less likely to recognize heart attacks in themselves than […]

Boosting Your Immune System for Spring

As we all eagerly wait for spring, it is important to keep your immune system in tip-top shape. The immune system is your body’s natural defense, kind of like your body’s own little army fighting against germs. We all want […]

The ABCs of a Broken Bone

Buckle, greenstick, sprain, and transverse! These terms are just some of the many ways that doctors diagnose broken bones. But what do they mean? Whether you’ve broken a bone before or not, you have probably heard these words tossed around […]

Grand Parkway Emergency Center wins Best ER Award

Opened in 2011, Grand Parkway Emergency Center has been committed to providing concierge level emergency care to Richmond’s community for six years. So, it is with great pride that we announce Grand Parkway Emergency Center has received the “2017 Best […]