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Valley Medical in the News

A major Rochester TV station and newspaper are covering the opening of Valley Medical's new Rochester clinic.
Aug 3rd, 2023

What to Do If You Have COVID Symptoms

If you have COVID symptoms or think you've been exposed to someone with COVID, what should you do? It's all about COVID testing, isolating, and taking care of yourself.
Dec 7th, 2022

Our Minneapolis Clinic is Moving!

VMW's Minneapolis clinic is moving! Our new location is 2847 Johnson St. NE, Minneapolis, MN. The new clinic opens on December 19th.
Dec 5th, 2022

10 Great Tips for Dealing with COVID During Holiday Gatherings

The holidays are upon us and with them all manner of holiday gatherings. How can you stay safe from COVID while gathering with friends, family, and co-workers over the holidays? Here are 10 tips for dealing with COVID during holiday gatherings.
Nov 30th, 2022

10 Tips for Returning to the Office After COVID

If you've been working remotely during the COVID crisis, returning to the office can be a major adjustment. Here are 10 tips to help you more easily transition back to in-person work.
Nov 22nd, 2022

COVID Testing for Travelers

Vacation and business travel can expose you to COVID, which is why COVID testing for travelers is important.
Nov 16th, 2022

COVID or the Flu? Testing Will Tell You

If you have cold-like symptoms, get a combined COVID and flu test at Valley Medical and Wellness so you can get the right treatment for what you have.
Nov 9th, 2022

New Bemidji Clinic Now Open!

Valley Medical and Wellness' new Bemidji location is now open! This new clinic focuses on MAT services for substance abuse.
Aug 1st, 2022

No More Need For Viewed Urine Drug Tests!

Looking for a solution to compliance issues with urine drug testing for your clients? VMW's Human ID helps reduce barriers to urine drug testing via a one-time cheek swab that creates a unique genetic profile for each client to match to their results!
Jun 28th, 2022

COVID-19+Flu Testing for Symptomatic Individuals

2021 Flu Season and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic can make it difficult to know what is causing your symptoms. Valley Medical and Wellness is offering COVID-19+Flu testing for symptomatic individuals using their insurance.
Nov 19th, 2021

October Is National Substance Abuse Prevention Month

Through Medication Assisted Therapy (MAT) and counseling, Valley Medical is committed to breaking the cycle of substance abuse by helping those struggling with chemical dependence and co-occurring mental health conditions overcome the effects of addiction.
Oct 14th, 2021

Recognizing National Addiction Treatment Week

National Addiction Treatment Week (October 19 - 25th) hopes to increase awareness of the gap in certified addiction medicine care and treatment and aims to shed light on the critical need for clinicians to enter the field of addiction medicine.
Oct 19th, 2020

September is Pain Awareness Month

Valley Medical and Wellness strives to improve the quality of life of those suffering from chronic pain through a comprehensive approach focusing on overall wellness along with progressive and knowledgeable medical treatments.
Sep 8th, 2020

Press Release: Covid-19 Testing

All patients tested at Valley Medical and Wellness since we first opened our Covid-19 testing centers have been able to receive their results within 1 day of testing.
Aug 27th, 2020

Valley Medical Featured in City Pages!

Valley Medical is proud to share the recent City Pages feature by Susan Du about our continued efforts to fight the opioid epidemic while also tackling the COVID-19 pandemic. Check it out!
May 26th, 2020

Covid-19 Communication to Our Patients and Community

You have likely heard information in the news, at work, or in your community about the coronavirus, also referred to as COVID-19. Learn more about what Valley Medical and Wellness is doing to protect our patients and support our staff
Mar 13th, 2020

Opioids for Pain Relief: Weighing the Risks and Benefits

Pain is one of those things that we can’t wait to get rid of. No matter where the pain is coming from, it interferes with everything good in life, limits our activities, and makes us feel ill. Are opioids the best way to treat chronic pain?
Dec 29th, 2019

Common diseases that cause neck pain in adults: part 1

Having occasional neck pain, especially after doing strenuous physical activity, sitting for a long time, or waking up from a bad sleeping angle, isn’t unheard of and doesn’t usually raise an alarm. In fact, research has shown that neck pain is common...
Dec 11th, 2019

Diabetic Nerve Pain: What You Should Know

Diabetes has been a growing health concern affecting over 30 million people in the United States. In fact, according to the American Diabetes Association, this “lifestyle” disease was the 7th leading cause of death in the country in 2015...
Nov 27th, 2019

Are Headaches and Migraines the Same?

Headaches and migraines are both common conditions experienced by people of all age groups. Headaches, while at times can be very severe,may sometimes be so severe that it can be mistaken for a migraine,...
Nov 16th, 2019

Understanding Phantom Pain

Phantom pain happens when an individual experiences pain and sensation in a body part or organ that are no longer physically present. It's most common among people who have had an amputation or a breast removal surgery...
Sep 29th, 2019

Heroin Addiction: Health Impact

Heroin addiction is on the rise among adults between the ages of 18-25. According to the National Institute of Drug Abuse, the number of people using heroin for the first time doubled within a period of 10 years,...
Sep 25th, 2019

Tips to Avoid An Alcohol Dependence

Alcohol dependence can develop and take over your life if you're not careful about the choices you make. In the U.S., 1 in 13 adults develops alcohol problems in their youth, which can lead to other substance abuse issues,...
Aug 23rd, 2019

Now open in Woodbury!

We are now open in the East Metro! In Woodbury, just east of 494 and Valley Creek Road, our third clinic offers services for pain, addiction, and wellness.
Aug 5th, 2019

Pain Management Options for Opioid Addicts

Opiates are drugs used to treat pain acquired from the opium plant. These substances are highly addictive and carry a high risk for opiate addiction for whoever takes them for a prolonged period, even if they are used as prescribed...
Jul 24th, 2019

Opioid Abuse and Addiction Treatment

Opioids, oftentimes also called narcotics, are a type of drug. They include strong prescription pain relievers, such as oxycodone, hydrocodone, fentanyl, and tramadol. The illegal drug heroin is also an opioid...
Jun 29th, 2019

15 Important Back Pain Facts You Should Know

The back is a complex structure of bones, joints, ligaments, and muscles. You can sprain ligaments, sprain muscles, rupture disks, and irritate joints, all of which can cause back pain. Even though sports injuries or accidents can cause back pain,...
Jun 27th, 2019

Pain Management for Back Pain and Scoliosis

Chronic back pain can limit your daily productivity. If not managed properly, it can lead to disability later in life. The doctors in our Pain Clinic in Minneapolis and Burnsville have years of experience dealing with a variety of back pain cases...
May 30th, 2019

NPH Cinco de Mayo 5k

Valley Medical and Wellness staff volunteered and participated in the annual NPH Cinco de Mayo 5k on Saturday, May 4th, to support children in poverty from Central and Latin America. NPH (Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos) USA translates to “little brothers
May 4th, 2019

National prescription drug take back day

saturday, april 27, 2019 | 10 a.m.–2 p.m. eastern time Unused or expired prescription medications are a public safety issue, and can lead to accidental poisoning, overdose, and abuse.
Apr 22nd, 2019

Big news - We've changed our name!

We're very proud and excited to announce that VPRWC is now Valley Medical & Wellness. Our caring team remains the same, as well as the great service you have come to know and expect from us. We look forward to seeing you again soon.
Feb 1st, 2019

Happy Halloween

Valley Wellness wishes you and your family a safe & happy Halloween!
Oct 31st, 2018

New locations coming soon to Woodbury and Rochester

VPRWC proudly announces the addition of two new locations, opening this fall, in Woodbury and Rochester. Offering pain and addiction services, the new clinics will serve all patients. Additional details will follow; check back for more information.
Mar 30th, 2018

Now open in Minneapolis!

We are now open and seeing patients for pain and addiction services at our second location in Minneapolis. Just south of I-94, it is conveniently located on Franklin Avenue in the Seward neighborhood.
Jan 9th, 2018

Opening soon! New Minneapolis location now scheduling patients

VPRWC is proud to announce our second location in Minneapolis is opening soon. Offering pain and addiction services, the new clinic will be open to all patients. Additional details are coming soon. We are now scheduling patients, so call our Burnsville of
Oct 19th, 2017

Bring it on, Winter!

Be fearless and stay healthy this winter with immunity boosting infusion.
Jan 6th, 2017

Welcome, Lindsay Bergstreser!

Valley Pain Relief and Wellness Center proudly welcomes Lindsay Bergstreser, PA-C, to our pain management team. Click below to learn more about Lindsay.
Aug 10th, 2015

7/30 Open house --- Please join us!

You are invited to our Open House! Join us 4-7pm on Wednesday, 7/30 for refreshments at our office in Burnsville. Meet physicians Svetlana Zaydman, DO, and Ashwin George, MD, as well as our staff and neighbors. Come and learn about our Pain Management and
Jul 17th, 2014

vprwc featured in Sun Thisweek

Valley Pain Relief & Wellness Center has been featured in the Burnsville - Eagan community newspaper Sun Thisweek. Click below to read article at
May 30th, 2014

Now open in Burnsville!

Opening May 2014 is the Twin Cities’ first south metro clinic to provide care for both addiction medicine and pain management. Located in a quiet and convenient space just off of Highway 13 in Burnsville, Valley Pain Relief and Wellness Center offers easy
May 11th, 2014