Trauma

Trusted Medical Centers - Mansfield

Medical Hospital located in Mansfield, TX

When you experience trauma and serious injuries, you need quality medical treatment to help you heal as quickly as possible. The team of highly skilled practitioners at Trusted Medical Centers - Mansfield, located in the heart of Mansfield, Texas, have a modern radiology department on-site, so they can get you diagnosed and treated right away. Whether you have minor or severe trauma, the team is available to help you 24/7. Walk in for urgent or emergency trauma needs, or schedule a trauma evaluation over the phone.

Trauma Q & A

When should I see a doctor for trauma?

Trauma includes any type of physical injury that can lead to serious disfigurement or infection if you don’t get it treated right away. You need to see a trauma physician if you experience:

  • Concussions
  • Serious burns
  • Sports injuries
  • Slow-healing sores or wounds
  • Car accident injuries, like whiplash
  • Broken, fractured, or dislocated bones
  • Workplace or personal injuries, including slips and falls
  • Lacerations that may contain debris or that won’t stop bleeding

These are just some of the most common types of trauma issues urgent and emergency care doctors treat.

How is trauma diagnosed?

Trusted Medical Centers - Mansfield is home to some of the area’s leading trauma physicians, so you can feel confident that you’re in capable hands. To get to the root of your injury and determine the best course of treatment, your practitioner may:

  • Visually evaluate your injury
  • Check your range-of-motion
  • See if you can bear weight on the limb
  • Check for bruising, swelling, and inflammation
  • Send you to the radiology department for an X-ray, ultrasound, CT scan, or MRI

If it looks like you have an infected wound, your physician might order laboratory testing to determine if you need medications. Because all diagnostic testing is performed right on-site at Trusted Medical Centers - Mansfield, you can expect fast results and treatment planning.

What is the treatment for trauma?

The compassionate team of doctors, nurses, and medical professionals at Trusted Medical Centers - Mansfield understand how overwhelming it can be to experience a traumatic injury. They provide treatment to relieve any current pain and discomfort, while also treating your injury directly. Your trauma treatment, depending on your injury, may include:

  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
  • Casting, bracing or splinting
  • Painkiller medications
  • Wound debridement
  • Sutures (stitches)
  • Antibiotics

If you have a severe trauma injury, such as a crush injury or complete bone break, you might need surgery. No matter which type of trauma treatment is right for you though, the team at Trusted Medical Centers - Mansfield care for you every step of the way to ensure you return to 100%.

If you’ve experienced any sort of trauma, you can walk into Trusted Medical Centers - Mansfield 24/7 for immediate care. You can also book an exam over the phone.