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VPRWC Featured in Fairview Physician Associates News

Valley Wellness has been featured in an article on Fairview Physician Associates Network News, highlighting the challenges of managing opioid addiction and pregnancy.

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Toward more happy beginnings: Managing opioid addiction and pregnancy

New Fairview Health Network practice establishes record of successful deliveries

Katie Yanez, 28, delivered two healthy boys before she became addicted to Percocet® prescribed to treat severe migraines. Unhappy in her marriage, Katie started using heroin. The next few years became a downward spiral. Her marriage ended, methadone treatment proved ineffective, and Katie ended up in jail.

While she was incarcerated, Katie’s second husband found Valley Pain Relief & Wellness Center (Valley Wellness), a new member of Fairview’s provider network, Fairview Health Network. 

Katie is among the 11,131 people statewide who entered treatment either for prescription opioids or heroin addiction in 2017, according to preliminary data from the Minnesota Department of Human Services. Research shows that only 10 to 17 percent of people who need treatment, get it. 

Last year, 376 women who sought treatment for opioid addiction in Minnesota were pregnant. While in treatment for her addiction, Katie became pregnant with her third child.

A doable challenge

The three providers at Valley Wellness know first-hand that treating pregnant women with opioid addiction presents unique challenges. But the story can have a happy ending—and a happy beginning. 

With locations in Burnsville and Minneapolis, Valley Wellness is one of the few clinics in Minnesota to offer Suboxone® treatment. Suboxone contains buprenorphine combined with naloxone. Suboxone can control opioid effects and cravings, while allowing the patient to taper off the medication without symptoms of withdrawal. 

In addition to Valley Wellness, network prenatal addiction care services include a new partnership between St. Joseph’s hospital and University of Minnesota Physicians. The program launched in January. 

When Katie became pregnant, she had been a patient at Valley Wellness since June 2016. At that time she transitioned from Suboxone to buprenorphine because there is limited data on the safety of naloxone when used during pregnancy.

“Nearly 50 percent of our patients come to us for addiction medicine,” says Ashwin George, MD, Addiction Medical Director at Valley Wellness and a Diplomat of the American Board of Addiction Medicine. 

On July 24, 2017 Katie delivered Noah via C-section. Valley Wellness’ Svetlana Zaydman, DO, board certified both in physical medicine/rehabilitation and pain medicine, coordinated Katie’s care with her obstetrician. 

Successful treatment requires careful monitoring

“Communication with the ObGyn in each trimester ensures we’re all on the same page,” says Zaydman. “In Katie’s situation, we allowed Dilaudid® during labor if needed, and I approved low dose oxycodone for a few days following surgery.” 

Most babies like Noah are born dependent on buprenorphine and must stay in the hospital for a few days after the mother goes home. Thanks to Katie’s managed treatment, however, Noah did not suffer from withdrawal and Katie was able to breastfeed him. 

“The amount of buprenorhine in breast milk is insignificant,” says Lindsay Bergstreser, PA-C, one of Katie’s Valley Wellness providers. 

“The drug is not absorbed from the stomach effectively, so any little amount that makes it into Noah’s stomach won’t absorb well into his system,” she says. 

Thriving

Katie is among a growing number of women who have successfully delivered or who currently are pregnant and in treatment at the clinic. George attributes success to close communication with the ObGyn provider and very careful monitoring. 

“We see our pregnant patients weekly during their first trimester, then once every two weeks thereafter," he says.

As he approaches his first birthday, Noah and his family are thriving. Katie and her husband recently bought a home, and Katie is tapering down on buprenorphine.

“Noah now weighs 20 pounds and I am more than just happy, I’m proud,” says Katie.

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 be serve all patients. Additional details will follow; check back for more information.

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.

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 office at (612) 444-3000 today!

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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.

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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 Addiction Medicine services, our Wellness Center, and what we can do for you.  Click the image below to view full invitation.  We look forward to meeting you!

Open House Invitation

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 sunthisweek.com.

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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 access along with individualized and confidential care for those suffering from pain and addiction.