Raleigh, NC, April 09, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic (ROC), Wake County’s largest and oldest orthopedic practice, announced the opening of its second urgent care center. To support Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic’s mission of providing the highest quality orthopedic care available, the North Raleigh urgent care center will offer fast, convenient and specialized care for urgent orthopedic conditions and recent injuries.
The new Raleigh Orthopaedic Urgent Care Center is located at 10880 Durant Road, Suite 300 in Raleigh. The center is open weekdays from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. No appointment is necessary for treatment. Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic offers another urgent care center at 3001 Edward Mills Road in Raleigh.
From recent injuries including broken bones, sprains, strains and other sports-related injuries, to urgent orthopedic situations like cast or wound dressing problems, the Raleigh Orthopaedic Urgent Care Center is able to assist patients of all ages in a timely and comfortable manner.
The urgent care is staffed with the Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic board-certified physician assistants (PA) and nurse practitioners (NP), who have extensive training in orthopedic care. The PA’s and NP’s are backed by Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic on-call orthopedic surgeons with access to review the digital x-rays, and are always available to assist in the in the treatment of urgent emergencies that require hospital care.
“When injury happens, receiving quick and expert treatment can make all the difference,” said Karl Stein, Executive Director at ROC. “Opening a second urgent care center helps Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic in providing trusted, convenient treatment without the long wait times and other difficulties found in the emergency room.”
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Raleigh Orthopaedic is Wake County's largest and oldest orthopaedic practice. The orthopaedic surgeons of ROC are fellowship trained in their respective subspecialty areas which include: foot and ankle, hand and wrist, spine, hip, shoulder and elbow surgery, total joint replacement, sports medicine, and pediatric orthopaedic care. Raleigh Orthopaedic offers comprehensive orthopaedic care including an in-office pharmacy, MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging), digital xray, physical therapy, hand therapy, orthotics, prosthetics & pedorthics, durable medical equipment such as casts, braces, splints, and an Orthopaedic Urgent Care, which is open weekdays from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm and Saturdays from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. In addition, Raleigh Orthopaedic provides sports performance training, sports physical therapy and nutrition services for healthy and injured athletes with Athletes' Performance at Raleigh Orthopaedic, formerly known as Athletic Performance Center. Raleigh Orthopaedic Surgery Center, a joint venture between Raleigh Orthopaedic and Rex Healthcare, is an AAAHC accredited outpatient facility featuring four orthopaedic operating rooms and two procedure rooms. Raleigh Orthopaedic is the Official Sports Medicine Provider of the Carolina Hurricanes, N.C. State University, the Carolina Ballet, and multiple high school sports programs in Wake County. ROC has offices in Raleigh, North Raleigh, Cary, Garner and Holly Springs. Complete practice information is available at http://www.raleighortho.com.