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West Long Branch Digital X-Rays at AFC Urgent Care
Digital X-Rays in West Long Branch, NJ
At AFC Urgent Care West Long Branch, our experienced providers and state-of-the-art lab equipment allows patients to get digital x-rays and imaging services at our walk-in clinic and urgent care center.
Lab technicians and urgent care providers help to diagnose any sudden injuries, triage patients based on their needs, and coordinate care and follow-up appointments. Additionally, an urgent care center has greater accessibility than a hospital for x-rays since patients are not waiting to treat emergency injuries and illnesses. Wait times at an urgent care center for x-ray imaging are far lower than the average hospital.
X-Rays for Injuries in West Long Branch, NJ
A sudden injury including a broken bone or a sprain requires a quick diagnosis to create the best possible outcome for care. Luckily for patients, AFC Urgent Care West Long Branch provides same-day x-rays and injury treatment.
Falls, slips, sports injuries, and work-related injuries can happen at any given time and cause significant pain and discomfort. Instead of waiting in an emergency room patients can instead visit AFC Urgent Care West Long Branch to diagnose injuries with a same-day x-ray and triage injuries for follow-up care.
If your condition is non-life threatening, don’t spend your time in the ER when qualified medical professionals at AFC West Long Branch are ready to see you right now. Emergency rooms in New Jersey are considered to have some of the longest wait times in the country according to the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). In fact, the median ER wait time in New Jersey is approximately 3 hours, and potentially longer if you need an X-Ray. Not to mention that your visit may be prolonged and deemed a lower priority compared to other, more serious emergency visits. Medical emergencies commonly seen in the ER typically require comprehensive evaluation, diagnostic testing, and treatment that could take hours just for a room to become available.
AFC Urgent Care West Long Branch is equipped with an advanced digital X-Ray system to improve the quality of images, process results faster, and provide more accurate diagnostics.
Digital X-Rays are a safer, more efficient alternative to traditional X-Ray imaging by producing approximately 80% less radiation than traditional X-Rays. In addition to being evaluated by our providers, all X-Rays are also reviewed by a certified radiologist in real-time, resulting in a comprehensive report and a more direct treatment plan, all in a fraction of the time in an ER facility. Make the most of your time by visiting AFC West Long Branch where X-Ray and other visits have substantially shorter wait times than the ER.
Greater convenience and shorter wait times aren’t the only benefits of choosing AFC West Long Branch. A trip to the Emergency Room for a simple X-Ray can cost you hundreds of dollars even with in-network insurance, however, the experienced lab technicians and urgent care providers at AFC West Long Branch will diagnose and treat your injuries for a fraction of the ER cost. We accept most major insurance plans and affordable care is provided for self-pay patients.
Our urgent care center is a quick drive from Somerset, Middlesex, and Hunterdon counties and surrounding areas. Patients can receive X-Rays without the long wait either by scheduling a visit online or by a walk-in visit. Visit AFC Urgent Care West Long Branch for convenient, efficient, and affordable digital X-Rays.
X-rays do use small amounts of radiation, but they’re generally safe for adults and children. That being said, there are some cases where they can be damaging – to developing babies, for instance. Your AFC provider will take your circumstances into account and answer your unique questions about safety.
Your local AFC team can help you answer that question when you contact them. If you’ve experienced a fall or other injury and are in pain, an X-ray could help determine the best course of treatment. They’re also used in a variety of other circumstances.