EKG Testing in Richmond, TX

Our doctors near you at Sunrise Urgent Care offer on-site EKG electrocardiogram (EKG) and lab services for quick analysis of a patient’s heart. This test is used for general health purposes and sports physicals to communicate which parts of the heart may be under strain or working too hard. The gold-standard diagnostic test reveals signs of damage to the heart, such as a heart defect, past or current heart attacks, and poor circulation that could exacerbate future heart conditions.

Quick, Pain-Free EKG Testing Without an Appointment

The EKG tests performed by our doctors are most often completed in less than 30 minutes. They are pain-free, and they provide almost immediate results, making them ideal for anyone needing a clean EKG to pass a sports physical or a pre-employment physical. Some things you can do at home to prepare for your EKG at Sunrise Urgent Care include:

  • Not using skin creams or lotions in advance of your test
  • Not wearing difficult-to-remove clothing on your legs (since electrodes will be placed on them)
  • Not wearing a shirt or blouse that can’t easily be opened or removed since electrodes will be placed on your chest

If you have any specific questions about your EKG before coming in, please feel free to give us a call to learn more about how we can best accommodate your testing.

Additional Benefits of EKG Testing from Urgent Care Near You

In addition to sports physicals and pre-employment physicals, an EKG from our doctors in Richmond, TX, will reveal any evidence of a past heart attack or one that may currently be occurring. For patients who are being treated for or have concerns about high cholesterol, diabetes, high blood pressure, or heart disease, our walk-in EKG testing provides prompt results for immediate peace-of-mind of referral if necessary.

Symptoms Indicating the Need for an EKG

A few of the most common symptoms that signal the need for EKG testing near you include:

  • Heart palpations
  • Rapid pulse
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest pain
  • Fatigue
  • Lightheadedness, dizziness, and confusion

Although these symptoms could also correlate with other health concerns, one of the quickest ways to get to the condition’s true nature is to visit our urgent care in Richmond, TX. Walk-ins are always welcome.

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