Are you training for a biathlon, the combination of cross-country skiing and rifle shooting? If so, you might want to keep Mend Clinic’s address saved in your phone. Winter sports can be exceptionally dangerous, from a hard tumble ice skating to getting a little too aggressive in the hockey rink. In Oregon, winter sports fans wait all year for Mt....

If you find yourself Googling “urgent care near me,” two things are certain: You’ve got a semi-serious owie going on, and you’re pretty savvy. Mend Clinic is the “urgent care near me” you’re looking for in Salem. As an ER alternative, Mend Clinic treats a wide range of issues from lacerations and cuts to broken bones. If you can’t see...

New garage doors can dramatically improve the looks and value of your home, but do you really need this installation done by a professional? At Mend Clinic, we say yes because we’ve seen way too many accidents from DIY installations gone wrong such as fractures, sprains, and lacerations. It’s common and sometimes smart to get frugal when you’re upgrading your...

There will always be situations when only the ER will do, but a lot of the time these injuries could and should be treated at urgent care clinics. Mend Clinic in Salem is a leading ER alternative and an urgent care clinic open every single day of the year. According to the AMA Journal of Ethics, every year 12.1 percent...

Hip injuries increase with age, and a hip replacement surgery is relatively common for older patients. At Mend Clinic in Salem, addressing hip injuries is a specialty since there are orthopedic experts on staff. In older age, hip injuries are often caused by a combination of a loss in bone density and a traumatic injury like a slip and fall....

“Urgent care clinic near me” is, unfortunately, a common search query this time of year (Google sees plenty of it). Just how close is Mend Clinic to your go-to destinations in Salem? A lot closer than you think. Located at 2936 Commercial Street in southeast Salem, it’s very close to government agencies and downtown business. Plus, with ample parking, you...

American adults complain of back pain and spine pain more than any other type of injury. It’s a common issue treated at Mend Clinic because orthopedic specialists are always on-site. Back pain is the leading cause of disability around the world and regularly keeps people home from work. It affects over three million people every year in the US alone....

Nobody wants to spend the holidays in the ER, which is why an urgent care clinic might be the surprise holiday gift you never saw coming. Mend Clinic in Salem is the region’s premium ER alternative, offering urgent care services seven days per week—including on holidays. This time of year, urgent care injuries are on the rise. Here are a...

Some of the winter activities in Oregon are risky—one wrong move or accident and you can find yourself spending the holiday in recovery. Mend Clinic in Salem, OR sees an increase in injuries, particularly orthopedic ones, this time of year. If you do get hurt at Mt. Hood Skibowl, Timberline Lodge, or another favorite winter sports area, seeing an orthopedic...

The human body has various types of joints, and the type can dictate vulnerabilities and potential for injuries. The ankle, or talocrural joint, is a type of synovial joint that is created with the two bones of the leg (tibia and fibula) and the foot’s talus bone. In terms of function, it’s a hinge joint like the elbow. It moves...