Elbow

If you’re Googling “urgent care near me,” you’ll probably see Mend Clinic pop up. We’re conveniently located in the heart of Salem, open seven days per week, and there are always shorter lines compared to the ER. However, you might also see a lot of other options “near me” when you see where Mend Clinic is located. Urgent care takes care...

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...

Chloe, a 32-year-old yoga teacher, was on vacation in Manhattan when she found herself waiting nine hours in the Emergency Room to be seen for a mystery condition. This is her story, and why Mend Clinic encourages patients who require urgent care to save time, money, and stress by choosing an ER alternative. I was visiting a friend in New York,...

Tendinitis in the elbow is an athletic injury so common, it’s named after the sport. Most people have heard of tennis elbow, but this injury is just a case of tendinitis in the elbow that is common amongst tennis players. Tendinitis, or an inflamed tendon, can occur anywhere that bone meets muscle. Tendons are fibrous, connective tissues that link muscle...

Most of us have hit our "funny bone" and know just how badly an elbow injury can hurt. Mend Clinic is your Salem, OR ER alternative and offers head-to-toe ortho care, which includes the elbow. Elbow Injuries - How They Happen The elbow is a hinge joint, one of the most basic joints in our body, but it tends to get in...