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 […]

How to Identify Signs and Symptoms of PTSD

Almost 8% of all Americans will experience post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) at some point within their lives. PTSD is a serious, even life-threatening disorder, that results from a traumatic event like car accidents, physical and sexual assaults, military combat and […]

Learn More About How Nurses Impact Your Emergency Care

Did you know that nurses are the largest professional group in the U.S.? It’s no wonder considering that nurses provide the majority of general patient and long-term care. So for this National Nurses Week, we’re shining the spotlight on one […]

How to Prevent These 4 Common Outdoors Injuries

Summer heat is finally creeping in, which means it’s time for some outdoors fun in the sun. But without the proper safety measures and outdoors preparedness, your wilderness adventure can take a dangerous, even deadly turn. Keep reading to learn […]

5 Health Risks Of Alcohol Abuse You Shouldn’t Ignore

Excessive alcohol use is the fourth leading preventable cause of death in the U.S., but do you know what is considered excessive? If you’re a man, 15 drinks or more weekly over an extended period of time is considered alcohol […]

How to Get Ready for Summer in 3 Easy Steps

Spring has officially sprung, which means many of us may be trying to shed off any weight gained during the holiday season. Now is the time to revamp your diet and get back into a fitness routine so that you’re […]

Top 9 Risk Factors of Heart Disease

Heart disease kills more Americans every year than any other disease, including the three cancers with the highest mortality rates combined. But what does heart disease really mean? Heart disease includes a number of disorders, like coronary artery disease, and […]

Are You at Risk for Cervical Cancer?

Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer affecting women in the U.S., next to breast cancer, and yet, there’s much less education about prevention. While there are no proven methods that guarantee you’ll never develop cervical cancer, there are […]

Debunk Common Flu Myths with Our Doctors

Since 2010, there have been up to 26,000 flu related hospitalizations for children, according to the CDC. As an adult, the flu may decommission you for a week, but for children, the risk is much greater. Influenza may require a […]