What are annual physical exams? MainStreet Family Care is here to help you understand the full scope of yearly physical exams, as well as the benefits you can reap from getting one. Who Conducts Annual Physical Exams? Board-certified medical professionals should conduct your annual physical exam. Typically, primary care providers conduct yearly physical exams, and… Read more »
Category: Primary Care
Primary Care vs. Urgent Care: Know the Difference
What’s the difference between primary care vs. urgent care? MainStreet Family Care is here to educate you on when you should visit one or the other. Urgent Care Urgent care clinics specialize in treating non life-threatening conditions and minor illnesses in a time sensitive manner. They allow patients to be seen and treated quickly, without… Read more »
Why You Need an Annual Health Screening
Are you wondering why you need an annual health screening? MainStreet Family Care is here to tell you all the benefits of yearly screenings! The Benefits Of Health Screenings Receiving an annual screening can provide a huge benefit to your long-term health, especially for those aged 40 and older. Getting checked out once a year… Read more »
What is a Yearly Health Checkup?
Receiving a yearly health checkup can help you understand the full scope of your health as well as assist you in maintaining good physical health. What Happens During An Annual Checkup? During a checkup, your provider will talk to you about how you are feeling, your medical history, and any lifestyle habits you have, such… Read more »
What is Acid Reflux?
What is acid reflux? What is acid reflux? MainStreet Family Care is here to help you understand the condition including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. Often commonly referred to as acid reflux, gastroesophageal reflux (GER) is the official name for the condition. It is caused when the muscle that lets food into the stomach malfunctions, sending… Read more »
3 Ways to Stay Healthier With a Primary Care Provider
A primary care provider (PCP) can help you stay on top of your health and enable you to detect possible issues to improve your overall health care. Although a PCP can be a doctor, many people see a nurse practitioner due to the increased patient access. The best thing about primary care is the wide… Read more »
Urgent Care vs. Primary Care
Many people are unaware of when to choose urgent care vs. primary care. We take a look at what each can diagnose and treat as well as when you should go to each. Please note, for all life-threatening conditions please always call 9-1-1 or go to the nearest emergency room. When Should I Visit An… Read more »
What is a Primary Care Provider (PCP)?
What is a primary care provider? MainStreet Family Care is here to educate you on primary care providers. What Is Primary Care? What is primary care? Primary care combines general health services and preventative care. These services allow you to keep a routine check on your health. Sign Up Now! Step 1: Signup for the… Read more »
Why It’s Important To Have An Annual Physical
Many people often ask why it’s essential to have an annual physical, even if they have no chronic health conditions or rarely get sick. We are here to answer your questions and express the importance of getting an annual physical for your current and future health and well-being! What is an Annual Physical? An annual… Read more »
We’re so happy to open our doors to Columbus, Georgia! Locals in Columbus have been more than welcoming and our clinic staff is already doing an amazing job. To make things a little easier for you, our patients, we wanted to answer a few frequently asked questions. We hope you stay well, Columbus! But in… Read more »