Lacerations

By the time we’re adults, many of us have an array of scars from finger and hand lacerations. Our hands are our most readily accessible tool, and we often overwork them. Mend Clinic specializes in offering walk-in, fast care as an ER alternative in Salem, OR and finger lacerations are one of the most common maladies. However, knowing whether or...

When you have an urgent medical concern or want to see a doctor quickly, there are two options. The emergency room or urgent care. What's the difference between the two, and when should you choose one over the other? Mend Clinic is Salem, Oregon's new ER alternative conveniently located close to downtown and open seven days a week. In urgent care,...

Why do finger injuries hurt so much, even when they feel minor? Fingers, toes, and the tongue are packed with nerves and are exceptionally sensitive to touch. We need that sensitivity on a daily basis since our fingers are responsible for so many activities. At Mend Clinic, orthopedic specialists are available to evaluate every type of finger injury, from finger...

Laceration refers to any cut in the skin, from a paper cut to a major emergency trauma. Manicure lacerations are relatively common - how often have you bled during a mani or pedi? However, these tiny lacerations can be dangerous and in extreme situations even deadly. US News & World Report notes that around 75 percent of nail salons in...

The term “laceration” is pretty broad, and includes any injury where the skin, muscle, or tissue is cut open. Lacerations might be long, short, narrow, wide, deep, or shallow. Technically, everything from a paper cut to a major tear in the skin is considered a laceration, and at Mend Clinic we’ve seen all types. Repairing a laceration requires proper cleaning...

When accidents happen, and emergencies arise, you deserve the highest quality care that only an alternative to the ER can provide. The emergency room is notorious for long waits and a lack of specialists. If you need a referral, the ER can be just the start of your path to wellness. Salem’s new ER alternative - Mend Clinic - has...