For vacationers and Kauai residents alike the ocean, beach, and resort pools are enticing locations for all types of activities and recreation. From surfing accidents to jellyfish stings through to common sprains and strains Kauai beaches are not immune to injury for our active beachgoers. Makana North Shore Urgent Care medical professionals are well experienced in both the treatment of and providing preventative measures for these injuries.
Fortunately, we have the resources to treat your common beach injuries in Kauai. Visit Makana North Shore Urgent Care for quick service to patch up or treat any injuries from your beach or ocean adventure.
For some severe injuries, you will want to contact your closest lifeguard or the ER. However, for other injuries like sunburns, joint sprains, muscle strains, debris injuries, dehydration, and some alcohol-related distress and hangovers you can visit our emergency walk-in clinic in Princeville, HI 7 days a week.
Surfing injuries consist mostly of sprains or strains of the wrist, shoulder, knee, and ankles, rashes, or lacerations. For any of these injuries, Makana North Shore Urgent Care is your best choice for an immediate and thorough treatment.
Back pain is one of the most common medical problems experienced by adults. According to the Mayo Clinic, back pain affects 8 out of 10 people at some point in their lives. You can take measures to prevent or relieve many occurrences of back pain. However, there are also back pain indications that warrant our attention. Visit Makana North Shore Urgent Care where our medical professionals diagnose and treat these indications routinely.
Most back pain gradually improves with home treatment and self-care, usually within two weeks. However, you should seek medical attention if your back pain:
Doesn’t improve within 2 weeks of home treatment and self-care
Occurred following an injury
Is accompanied by a fever
Causes bowel or bladder issues
Spreads down one or both legs
Causes weakness, numbness or tingling in one or both legs
Is accompanied by unexplained weight loss
We will diagnose and appropriately treat your back pain and provide you with expert advice on how to best prevent aggravating or re-injuring your condition. Makana North Shore Urgent Care offers a unique benefit to those suffering from a variety of back pain indications. When appropriate, we will provide an orthopedic-grade, high-quality lower back support for your use. These supports can offer immediate relief from lower back discomfort and pain and provide exceptional support for assistance in rehab and preventing further injury.
Our Princeville clinic on Kauai’s North Shore provides these orthopedic-grade supports to you at our cost only. We are focused not only on the treatment of painful indications but also on the prevention of these debilitating injuries.