Carolina Priority Care Urgent Care provides a convenient, affordable and quality care alternative to an emergency room visit when you suffer from any type of injury. From minor sprains, through to more severe sports injuries, broken bones, back pain and other non-life threatening injuries you will not find more complete and remarkable care than from our medical professionals.

We also provide the highest quality, state-of-the-art braces, slings, splints and back supports for you right at the clinic as is appropriate for your injury and recovery.

Strains & Sprains

The largest number of injuries related to sports activities are joint sprains and strains. These frequent injuries can result in missing valuable time in both team and individual sports and severely impact continued skill development at all levels of participation. Our expert providers at CPCUC focus not only on the treatment of injuries but just as significantly, on the prevention of debilitating sprains and strains.


Strains consist of a stretch or tear of a ligament (connective tissue joining bones), caused by trauma such as a fall or blow to the body, that knocks a joint out of position.  Sprains can range from stretching to complete tears.  Most vulnerable joints are ankles, knees, and wrists.  Sprain symptoms: tenderness, pain, bruising, inflammation, swelling, inability to move, joint looseness, laxity, or instability.


Sprains can result from a twist, pull, or tear of a muscle or tendon (connective tissue from muscle to bone), caused by overstretching or over contraction. Strains can be mild to severe, which if not treated professionally can cause damage and loss of functionality.  Strain symptoms: pain, muscle spasm, loss of strength.

Sports Medicine

Participating in sports can lead to ongoing injury indications, such as many types of sprains and strains (above) or more long term issues such as lower back pain or neck pain. Our Sports medicine specialists at CPCUC have spent a great deal of time studying the human body in athletic performance to make recommendations on proper conditioning and injury prevention. Following these recommendations can help avoid injury and the development of long-term pain issues. Athletes must ensure that their bodies can perform over time.

You can count on CPCUC for immediate sports injury care.You’ll get top-notch care without having to endure long waits in the ER, or days for an appointment with a primary care provider.

Acute Injuries
In addition to more severe sprains, acute injuries can include fractures or dislocations. Whether you have a
dislocated shoulder, a broken wrist, or a sprained ankle, we’ll get you fixed up and back in the game.

Chronic Issues
Tennis elbow, runner’s knee, or plantar fasciitis.If your shoulder or elbow has been bothering you, or your knee pain just won’t go away, let us help you figure it out so you can get back to being active.

Sports-Related Medical Concerns
Concussions, asthma, or sports physicals.Not all sports-related issues involve muscles, tendons, and bones. We offer full spectrum sports medicine care, handling any medically related problems that may limit you from participating in the activities you enjoy.

Orthopedic Grade Braces, Splints & Supports
CPCUC provides the highest quality braces & supports available to ensure you receive the best care and recover quickly.

Back Pain/Injury

Back pain is one of the most common medical problems experienced by adults. According to the Mayo Clinic, back pain affects 8 out of 10 people at some point in their lives. You can take measures to prevent or relieve many occurrences of back pain. However, there is also back pain indications that warrant attention and you can benefit from a visit to CPCUC and our medical professionals diagnosis and treatment.

Most back pain gradually improves with home treatment and self-care, usually within two weeks. You should seek medical attention if your back pain:
• Doesn’t improve within 2 weeks of home treatment and self-care
• Occurred following an injury
• Is accompanied by a fever
• Causes bowel or bladder issue that Is severe
• Spreads down one or both legs
• Causes weakness, numbness or tingling in one or both legs
• Is accompanied by unexplained weight loss

We will diagnose and appropriately treat your back pain and provide you with expert advise on how to best prevent aggravating or re-injuring your condition. CPCUC offer a unique benefit to those suffering from a variety of back pain indications.When appropriate, we will provide an orthopedic grade high quality lower back support for your use. These supports can offer immediate relief from lower back discomfort and pain, and provide exceptional support for rehab and preventing further injury.

CPCUC provides these orthopedic grade supports to you through your insurance or at our cost only. We are focused not only on the treatment of painful indications but also on the prevention of these debilitating injuries.

Broken Bones

Fractures and broken bones always require immediate medical attention. Treatment depends on the location and the seriousness of the break. If you suspect you have a fracture, come in to CPCUC as soon as possible.

  • Different types of injuries exert force on the bone in different ways, which can result in different types of breaks. While there are numerous types of broken bones, below are some of the most common:
  • Simple fracture: The bone breaks into two pieces.
  • Stress fracture: Repetitive motion causes a small crack in the bone.
  • Closed fracture: The skin remains intact despite a broken bone.
  • Open or compound fracture:; bone protrudes through the skin.

We will diagnose and appropriately treat your back pain and provide you with expert advise on how to best prevent aggravating or re-injuring your condition. CPCUC offer a unique benefit to those suffering from a variety of back pain indications.

Normally, broken bones of the hand, wrist, ankle, or foot may be treated at CPCUC. Bone breaks in other areas of the body—rib, sternum, spine, skull, facial, pelvic, lumbar, and multiple body fractures should be treated immediately at the nearest ER.

Our medical team will examine the break and order X-rays to determine the extent, type, and exact location of the break as well as the best treatment option and follow-up care. A fiberglass splint may be used to help immobilize the break and ensure proper healing.

To ease discomfort, you can take pain relievers. Depending on the severity of the break, you may use over the counter pain relievers (acetaminophen, aspirin, ibuprofen) or may be prescribed a stronger medication.

Minor Burns

A burn, even a minor one, can cause a great amount of pain and also do lasting damage if left untreated. At CPCUC, we offer treatment for burns that is available to our patients when they need it. We are open 7-daya, when you need us. We offer immediate treatment for 1st and 2nd degree burns from medical professionals to elevate pain and discomfort and lead to fast recovery.

If you have a skin burn, from cooking or chemicals, it’s important that you know when to get professional medical care. Burns range in severity from first degree to third degree, and treatment varies for each type.

First-Degree Burns –– This is the least serious burn in which only the outer layer of skin is burned. First-degree burns can be caused by sunburn, scalding your skin with hot liquid or by coming in contact with electricity. Although some first-degree burns can be treated at home, if the affected area shows any signs of infection or becomes swollen or painful, you or any children should come in to CPCUC.

Second-Degree Burns –– A second-degree burn occurs when the skin has been burned through the first and second layers. This type of burn is very painful and causes swelling, redness and blisters. A second-degree burn requires immediate medical attention.

Third-Degree Burns –– When a burn affects the outer layer of skin, as well as deeper skin layers and the organs below the skin, it is classified as a third-degree burn. In this case, the skin will appear to be black and white and charred. Even though this burn may have less pain (because of the nerve damage), it is crucial that you go to a hospital for treatment.

Lacerations & Wound Care

A laceration is a cut in the skin. Some lacerations are superficial and can be managed with minor care. If you have a minor laceration, you can take these steps before calling or coming in to CPCUC

  • Wash the cut with mild soap and water.
  • Apply pressure with a clean cloth to stop the bleeding.
  • Put triple antibacterial ointment and a bandage over the wound.

Other lacerations may require evaluation and repair by a healthcare provider. Wounds are typically inspected for the presence of dirt or other foreign bodies as well as for injuries to important structures such as tendons, muscles, or joints. Injuries involving tendons can be serious and often require a specialist to repair. Deep wounds sometimes need to be closed in layers.

You can expect timely, professional care for your laceration at CPCUC. We’ll assess your wound, and, depending on the level of severity, we’ll apply the needed anesthetics, stitches or sutures, and the appropriate bandage.

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is one of the most commonly experienced foot afflictions. A common symptom is feet that hurt where the arch meets the heel, and it's often worse in the morning or when getting back on your feet after long periods of rest. It might ease up once you are active, but then will gradually worsen during the day. It's common in older adults, in runners and people who spend long hours on their feet or carry heavy loads.

Plantar fasciitis gets its name from the affected area of the body: the plantar fascia ligament. It's a thick band of tissue that spans from your heel to your toes, supporting your foot's natural arch and carrying the load of your regular activity. Repetitive strain and stress on this ligament without proper support can cause damage to the ligament, resulting in this painful condition.

There are a few options that CPC providers canprovide to ease your pain and reduce inflammation in your foot. We might even recommend you try a few therapies at the same time and/or provide an effective orthopedic grade support to provide relief and aid you in recovery. Come into CPCUC today and we will prescribe the best possible treatment for you.