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Essentia now offers pain management

Laura Bergs, a nurse practitioner in the Pain Management Department at Essentia Health in Fargo, is now seeing patients in community clinics as well.

Bergs is providing pain management care at Essentia Health clinics in Detroit Lakes, Park Rapids and Jamestown.

Bergs cares for patients with chronic pain, which typically includes people who have been dealing with pain issues for more than three months.  She helps to improve how patients function day-to-day.

Bergs is certified as a family nurse practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She received her nursing degree from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Ill.