Dislocations

Mend Clinic is Salem’s ER alternative. We’re halfway between seeing your regular physician and an emergency room visit. Urgent care clinics are often misunderstood, and some people aren’t sure exactly when they should go to urgent care. A lot of people are also surprised by the array of technologies and medical care available at Mend Clinic. For instance, did you...

Oregonians are automating everything in their home, and garage door automation is a priority for many. However, with a change to garage doors comes the risk of more garage door accidents, an unfortunate trend seen at Mend Clinic. Impulse Research Survey revealed that 55 percent of Americans spend 90 minutes per week in their garage for hobbies and Moen discovered...

What’s the difference between a freestanding emergency department (FSED), emergency room (ER), and urgent care? Quite a lot of money according to a study in the Journal of Emergency Medicine—and that comes as no surprise to the Mend Clinic team. Most patients are familiar with the ER, but an FSED is an emergency department not attached to a hospital. They...

Whether you’re a native Oregonian or a transplant (we won’t tell), there’s a good chance one of the reasons you love Oregon is for the year-round sports. Mend Clinic treats a lot of sports injuries, and the team hears a lot of stories. Some of the best stories (or worst, depending on which side of the storytelling you’re on) stems...

Why deal with the hassle of scheduling an appointment with your general physician when urgent care can meet your needs faster—and for a fee often not much higher? Going to urgent care clinics instead of seeing a GP is a trend Mend Clinic has noticed since opening their doors, and now it’s being backed up by research. According to the...

If you’re Googling “urgent care near me,” you want a clinic that’s open right now and accepts your health insurance. Mend Clinic is open seven days per week and accepts a wide range of insurance including the Oregon Health Plan (OHP), Medicare, and Medicaid. In fact, if you do Google this popular query, you’ll find that the most common auto-fills...

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...

“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...

A dislocated joint is incredibly painful and often associated with significant force, such as a football tackle or car accident, but that isn’t always the case. Orthopedic specialists at Salem, OR’s Mend Clinic have seen dislocations where virtually no force was applied. More mobile joints get dislocated more easily, particularly the shoulder and hip. These ball and socket joints are...

Surprisingly, “starvation” is not the leading cause of death for those with an eating disorder. Instead, it’s heart attacks and broken hips. Mend Clinic’s on-site orthopedic specialists have treated a number of damaged hips. Eating disorders are the most under-diagnosed, deadliest, and least researched of mental disorders. That’s starting to change as knowledge and information are being shared, but there’s...