Medical Insight: Orthopedic Urgent Care – Essentia Health

Welcome to Medical Insight, a weekly healthcare feature brought to you by the experts at Essentia Health. Here’s your host Louie St. George. Today on Medical Insight, Dr. Ann Sudoh tells us about Essentia Health’s orthopedic urgent care, which provides initial treatment and management for an acute injury. Orthopedic urgent care is similar to urgent…

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