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At-Home Remedies for Scars Sep 17th, 2020

Often, unsightly scars remain on the skin after an injury or after an operation. Laser treatments like PicoSure® reduce their appearance, but there are at-home remedies you can consider first.  Our knowledgeable health care team offers urgent care as well as services like tattoo removal, skin revitalization procedures, and scar...

What Kind of Therapy Should I Consider After a Stroke? Aug 13th, 2020

Suffering a stroke can leave you with extreme difficulties. You may become dependent on a walker or wheelchair. It’s possible that you might even need assistance with everyday tasks like tying your shoes or brushing your teeth. At Everest Urgent Care, our health care team has the knowledge and skills...

5 Tips to Keep Your Skin Safe from the Sun This Summer Jul 23rd, 2020

Fun in the sun is part of summer. What you don’t need to worry about is the sun damaging your delicate skin, as long as you’re taking good care of it. The sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays can damage skin and even cause it to age prematurely. There are many things...

Why You Should Add Acupuncture to Your Wellness Routine Jun 22nd, 2020

Adding acupuncture to your wellness routine is a great way to regain functional abilities and improve your quality of life. Acupuncture is part of in-depth physical therapy treatment strategies, addressing a wide range of mobility limitations. Our caring team of experts at Everest Urgent Care in Upper Darby and Havertown,...

Fight Back Against Sun Damage with Laser Therapy May 19th, 2020

Are you nervous about showing up in pictures on social media because of sun damage or wrinkles? Sun damage is an injury to your skin that your body can’t repair on its own. Laser treatments can, however, reverse signs of aging and sun damage. Our specialists are experts in using...

Top 5 Reasons to Seek Urgent Care Apr 9th, 2020

Illnesses sneak up on you quickly, and sometimes it’s difficult to know if you should call a doctor or seek urgent treatment. If you’re ever unsure, you should err on the side of caution and see a specialist for help. Everest Urgent Care provides safety and comfort with on-site services...

What Happens During an Immigration Physical Mar 17th, 2020

Immigration physicals are required to ensure the health of current US citizens. Immigrants, refugees, and status adjusters are all expected to complete an examination before migrating to the US. Completing a physical exam proves that you meet health standards and are admissible to this country. Official Civil Surgeons and Panel...

What Kind of Scar Do You Have? Can PicoSure Help? Feb 10th, 2020

Scar tissue is your body’s natural attempt to repair what’s been damaged. It’s a normal part of healing that takes patience and sometimes ends with a scar that damages your self-confidence.  With two convenient locations in Upper Darby and Havertown, Pennsylvania, our scar treatment specialists at Everest Urgent Care use...

A Fresh Start: What Can PicoSure® do for Your Ink? Jan 9th, 2020

You’re not alone if you’re having a change of heart about your tattoo. Of the more than 45 million people in the United States who have a tattoo, about 25% have regrets about their ink.  But thanks to innovations in aesthetic technology, our tattoo removal specialist at Everest Urgent Care,...

Rehabilitation: What Are the Benefits of Cupping? Dec 26th, 2019

Cupping therapy might be trendy now among celebrities and athletes, but it’s been used for rehabilitation purposes since ancient times. The ancient Egyptians mentioned the use of cupping in one of the oldest medical textbooks in the world, the Ebers Papyrus. Cupping is also used in traditional Chinese medicine. Today,...

Turn Back the Clock on Aging Skin with PicoSure® Nov 22nd, 2019

If you’re bothered by wrinkles, fine lines, and other signs of aging but aren’t ready for surgery, you may be the ideal candidate for treatment with the revolutionary PicoSure® laser system by Cynosure®. Xiaobin Li, MD at Everest Urgent Care is highly skilled in using PicoSure technology to reverse the...

Why Is Physical Therapy So Important After an Injury? Oct 21st, 2019

Have you recently suffered from an injury that won’t go away? Maybe you were involved in a car accident or sports injury that’s impairing the way you move and go about your daily life. Physical therapy is a crucial step in getting you back to action pain-free. Without it, you...

How Do X-rays Work? Sep 11th, 2019

X-rays were discovered by accident in 1895. They transformed the medical world’s ability to diagnose and treat a wide variety of medical conditions and are still celebrated as a valuable diagnostic tool. In 1896, the first radiology department was formed in a Glasgow hospital. Their initial X-ray attempts included pictures...

Who Says Scars Are Forever? Learn About Our Laser Treatments Aug 1st, 2019

Scars can leave you feeling less than confident. Whether your scars come from acne, an injury, or other causes, most of us feel self-conscious about them. Makeup can cover them up but this is still sometimes less than satisfactory. Fortunately, scars aren’t something you just have to learn to accept....

Regret That Tattoo? Removal Has Never Been Easier Jul 3rd, 2019

Whether it hurts your chances of getting a corporate job or you just grew out of it, an unwanted tattoo can cause unnecessary embarrassment.  Luckily, tattoo-removal technology has evolved significantly in the last few years. It’s now less painful and more effective at removing ink. The new PicoSureⓇ technology uses...

Preparing for Your Immigration Physical Jun 18th, 2019

If you’re looking to stay in the United States legally as a permanent resident — in other words, you’re applying for a green card — it’s necessary to have a medical exam, or immigration physical, performed by a doctor in the US. Before you arrive for your exam, it’s important...

5 Reasons to Choose Urgent Care Instead of the ER May 22nd, 2019

Sometimes you need to see a doctor right away, but you don’t need the bells and whistles involved in an emergency room visit. But how do you know when it’s the right time to visit Everest Urgent Care, instead of the ER? At Everest Urgent Care, we’re here to help...