Back Pain /
Musculoskeletal Pain

Online Urgent Care in Georgia

Alleviate Back Pain Today: Advanced Solutions for Backpain / Musculoskeletal Discomfort

When it comes to addressing back pain or musculoskeletal discomfort, online urgent care in Georgia emerges as an invaluable resource. This is particularly true when immediate physical examinations are unnecessary or when continuous care can be delivered remotely. Here are several ways online urgent care can assist in managing back pain or musculoskeletal issues:
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Here's how the process typically works:

Initial Assessment: Telemedicine services in Georgia initiate the evaluation process by facilitating initial assessments to gauge the severity of back pain or musculoskeletal pain. Through video consultations, healthcare providers evaluate symptoms, provide immediate care recommendations, and ascertain the need for an in-person visit.

Continued Support: For individuals experiencing mild back pain or musculoskeletal issues requiring ongoing attention, telemedicine provides regular follow-up appointments. This includes monitoring progress, discussing symptoms, adjusting treatment plans, and recommending exercises tailored to manage back pain or musculoskeletal discomfort.

Therapeutic Interventions: Online platforms offer live video sessions for specialized therapy targeting back pain or musculoskeletal issues. Therapists guide individuals through specific exercises, monitor progress, and provide instructions for at-home care aimed at alleviating back pain or musculoskeletal discomfort.

Medication Management: Remote healthcare providers prescribe medications and monitor their effectiveness to ensure effective relief from back pain or musculoskeletal symptoms, fostering recovery.

Mental Health Support: Back pain or musculoskeletal issues can impact mental well-being. Telemedicine services in Georgia provide counseling and therapy sessions to address emotional concerns and mental health issues associated with back pain or musculoskeletal discomfort.

Patient Education and Guidance: Patients receive comprehensive education about back pain or musculoskeletal issues, learn self-care techniques, and receive guidance on managing symptoms through telemedicine services.

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Consider these important reminders:

However, it’s crucial to recognize that telemedicine may not be the optimal choice for all cases of back pain or musculoskeletal pain. Severe or complex conditions often require in-person assessments, diagnostic procedures, and hands-on therapies. Telemedicine serves as a complementary support in the comprehensive management of back pain or musculoskeletal issues, offering convenience, accessibility, and aid for certain phases of treatment and recovery.

Here’s How You Win with Us

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Instant Access

Click on our site, book your spot, and voila! We're ready for you 24/7.

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Virtual Consultations That Feel Real

Hop onto a secure video call with our top-notch doctors and nurses. It's like having a medical team in your pocket.

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Diagnosis and Action Plan

Think it's strep throat? We’ll guide you to the next steps, including getting that all-important throat swab.

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Prescriptions and Ongoing Care

Need meds? We’ll shoot them over to your pharmacy. And we stick with you – follow-up consultations are part of the deal.

Why You Should Jump on This Bandwagon

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Convenience Is King

Forget the travel and waiting. We bring healthcare to your screen.

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Save Time, Live Better

Our consultations are quick, efficient, and get you back to life faster.

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Top-Notch Medical Team

We’ve got the best in the biz, ready to take on your healthcare challenges.

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Privacy? Absolutely

Your info is locked down tight with our HIPAA-compliant tech.

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Budget-Friendly

Great care shouldn’t cost an arm and a leg. We’re affordable and work with many insurance plans.

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Our Promise to You

We’re not just offering a service; we’re revolutionizing how Georgians tackle strep throat. Our aim? To give you fast, effective, top-quality care, wherever you are.

Need More Info About How We Can Help You Feel Better From a Potential Strep Throat Condition? Reach out now!

How Do Virtual Visits Work?

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1. Click the Schedule
a Virtual Visit Button

You will have to choose an available date and time.

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2. Complete the Patient Registration

You will receive an email confirmation.

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3. Start Your Visit

You will receive a text message with a link to join the visit. You may also join the visit through the email confirmation as well.

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Our Patient Portal gives you secure online access to your health information

Patient Portal is a secure, convenient, and easy-to-use website that gives you round-the-clock access to your health information. View labs, medications, and immunization records. Get reminders. Exchange messages with your doctor. Stay informed and take charge of your health!

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Online health access on your smartphone

Access your health record with the healowTM smartphone app. Along with the features you get with our Patient Portal, the healow app can manage multiple accounts (all family members), set medication and appointment reminders, and use trackers to help manage health. The healow app is a secure and convenient way to manage what’s important and puts YOU in control of your health. 

Healow is available free on the Apple app store and Google Play store.

Our Specialties

Urgent Care
Telemedicine

Accreditations

AANP
American Association of Nurse Practitioners.
Board Certified

Meet Our Provider

Charles Kitchens, NP-C is the founder and CEO of Advanced Practice Telemedicine. He began his career as an Advanced Practice Provider in 2014 after obtaining a Masters Degree from Georgia College and State University. He furthered his career as a Nurse Practitioner by practicing in the Emergency Room at Spalding Regional Hospital. There he served as the Lead Advanced Practice Provider for over 5 years. 

Charles has been successfully practicing in Emergency Medicine and Urgent Care since 2014. As an advocate for universal healthcare, he founded Advanced Practice Telemedicine, LLC. Our focus continues to be inspired through telehealth and we are constantly taking new patients.

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Frequently Asked Questions

You can join the virtual visit by using a computer, tablet, or smartphone (iphone or android) devices.

Normally 10 minutes or less depending on the reason for visit.

We accept most major healthcare insurances. Please check with your carrier to see if you qualify.

No insurance? No problem. We also offer a low self pay rate of $125 per visit.

Yes.  Advanced Practice Telemedicine takes pride in protecting our patient’s privacy. That is why  our virtual visits are not recorded. All information provided is protected through our website encrypted security.

Testimonials

Nia Anderson
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This was the most convenient and quickest urgent care service that I ever had, right at my leisure I was able to be seen virtually and prescribed for treatment in literally 30 minutes. Charles Kitchens NP-C was very professional and the service was very efficient. This definitely beats waiting hours at an on site urgent care.
Cynthia Michota
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Very efficient and great follow-up.
Shelly Samrad
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NP Charles Kitchens business, Advanced Practice Telemedicine is very convenient, appointment set up was easy, and NP Kitchens was great- conscise and knowledgeable. Wonderful alternative to sitting in a waiting room specifically during this time of COVID. Recommend 💯.
Sara C
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The best! Quick and seamless. Thank you for providing an amazing service from start to finish. I would highly recommend. 💯
Diago Simpson
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Very fast response and very knowledgeable. I will definitely be coming back.
Jerrickd Ellerbee
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GREATEST PROVIDER I ACTUALLY GET ALONG WITH FROM THE ER TO TELEMEDICINE HE'S MY NEW PRIMARY PRACTITIONER
Jasmine W
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Very professional and the site was so easy to use!
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Who is not appropriate for telehealth?

Telehealth may not be appropriate for individuals with severe or life-threatening conditions that require immediate in-person medical attention. Patients with complex medical histories or those who require physical examinations may also not be suitable candidates for telehealth.

What are liability risks and telehealth?

Liability risks in telehealth refer to legal concerns related to providing remote healthcare services. These risks can include issues with misdiagnosis, data security breaches, and malpractice claims. Healthcare providers and organizations offering telehealth services must address these concerns through proper protocols and insurance coverage.

What are the disadvantages of telehealth for patients?

Telehealth disadvantages for patients can include limited physical exams, potential technology barriers, privacy concerns, and challenges in building a strong doctor-patient relationship. Additionally, some medical procedures and tests cannot be performed remotely, limiting the scope of care.

Are telehealth visits safe?

Telehealth visits can be safe for routine and non-emergency healthcare needs when conducted through secure and HIPAA-compliant platforms. However, for critical or life-threatening conditions, in-person care remains essential to ensure patient safety.

Why doctors don’t like telehealth?

Some doctors may have reservations about telehealth due to limitations in physical examinations, potential technological issues, and concerns about misdiagnosis. Additionally, the absence of a face-to-face interaction can make it challenging to establish a strong doctor-patient rapport.

“Can you do a telehealth visit for pink eye?

Yes, telehealth visits are suitable for diagnosing and treating pink eye (conjunctivitis). Healthcare providers can evaluate your symptoms and prescribe medication through video consultations.

Can conjunctivitis spread through video calls?

No, conjunctivitis (pink eye) is not transmitted through video calls or virtual interactions. It spreads through direct contact with contaminated hands or objects, and not through digital communication.

What are two things that you must not do if you have pink eye?

If you have pink eye, avoid touching your eyes and sharing personal items like towels or eye makeup to prevent further infection and transmission.

Can healthcare workers work with pink eye?

Healthcare workers with pink eye should refrain from patient care until they receive clearance from a medical professional. Working with pink eye can risk spreading the infection to patients or colleagues.”