Knee

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...

At Mend Clinic, many patients walk in with complaints of a contusion. Contusions occur when a blood vessel or capillary spills blood into the area below the skin. It’s a kind of hematoma, which describes any incident when there’s blood outside of a vessel. It sounds like a pretty serious condition, but it’s really just the medical term for 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,...

Knee pain is very common. Mend Clinic treats patients complaining of knee pain year-round, and oftentimes patients have an idea of what’s causing the pain—however, these guesses aren’t always accurate. The knee is a modified hinge joint made up of three features including the patella (kneecap), patellofemoral articulation, and the patellar groove that runs along the top of the femur....