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 »

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 »

Now Open: MainStreet Family Care in Smithfield, North Carolina

MainStreet Family Care is honored and ecstatic about bringing quality care and expertise to Smithfield, North Carolina! We look forward to diligently serving this community. Here are some of our frequently asked questions.  Where Are You Located?  We are located right next to CVS off of North Brightleaf Boulevard.  What Are Your Hours?  Our clinic… Read more »

What Can Urgent Care Providers Treat?

Urgent care providers can treat a wide variety of conditions. MainStreet Family Care offers each of these services in our urgent care services.   Common Illnesses   Many people visit urgent care when they are sick with common illnesses. Urgent care providers can diagnose and treat the following conditions:   Sore throat and strep throat  Cold and flu … Read more »

What Can Primary Care Providers Treat?

Primary care providers have a vast offering in their services, and can treat a wide variety of conditions.  Additionally, these practitioners provide preventative care that will allow you to live a healthier life. Primary care facilities can also help manage chronic conditions, and keep track of the progression of diseases.  Below we cover learn more… Read more »