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Healthy Leg Guide

In News, PAD, Varicose Veins by VIVA

Our legs have something to say about our health, and it’s never too early to start listening. Problems with leg health can affect the entire body. That’s why ignoring symptoms like pain, numbness, or heaviness can have a severe impact on your long-term health. The good news is, there are simple steps we can all take to keep our legs …

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information Page

In News by VIVA

We will resume scheduling elective procedures on 5/4/20. Everyone entering the facility must: answer screening questions at time of scheduling, registration, and upon arrival. wear a covering over their mouth and nose (mask, scarf, bandana) while in the office. have their temperature checked upon arrival. We are taking proactive steps to address a number of concerns related to the Coronavirus …

Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg Ranks with “Exemplary 80” in Group Practice Radiology 

In News by VIVA

Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg (RAF) is pleased to announce its ranking among the Exemplary 80 in the 2019 group practice survey conducted by Radiology Business Journal (RBJ). This is the 12th annual recognition for Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg by Radiology Business Journal. RBJ’s survey, previously known as the Radiology 100 survey, was changed to the Exemplary 80 in 2019’s survey, …

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Kyphoplasty: A Patient’s Perspective

In Kyphoplasty, News, Pain Management, Procedures by VIVA

“When I woke up, I literally jumped from the table. I had no pain.” Loretta McMenamin initially hurt her back lifting a vacuum. The pain was intense and the treatments she was receiving did not bring much relief. Still in pain, Loretta was prescribed an MRI and, sure enough, a significant problem was found. Loretta was diagnosed with a vertebral …

Leg Health Awareness Begins in September for Peripheral Arterial Disease (Source: VIVA)

In News by VIVA

Fredericksburg, VA (PRUnderground) September 20th, 2019. Virginia Interventional and Vascular Associates (VIVA) seeks to educate the community about peripheral arterial disease (PAD) throughout the month of September, known as “PAD Awareness Month”. Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is a chronic circulatory condition that affects 8 to 12 million people in the United States. Men and women over 50 are at the …

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Platelet-rich Plasma Treatment Now Offered at Virginia Interventional and Vascular Associates

In Featured, News by VIVA

Virginia Interventional and Vascular Associates (VIVA) has expanded its offerings of outpatient services to include platelet-rich plasma (PRP) treatment at their Fredericksburg location. The treatment is being offered as an alternative pain-relief option for patients who suffer from an injury, arthritis, or tendonitis. An injection of PRP can provide long-term pain relief by stimulating the body to produce more reparative …

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Ignoring the Symptoms of Uterine Fibroids Can Lead to More Problems with Your Health.

In News, Uncategorized, Uterine Fibroid Embolization by projects

Uterine fibroids—it’s not something most of us enjoy talking about. Like a heavy menstrual cycle or urinary incontinence, fibroids can cause embarrassment and inconveniences, and worst of all, severe pain.  Chances are you have had or will experience uterine fibroids in your lifetime. These non-cancerous tumors grow within the smooth muscle tissue of the uterus. The tumors are not typically …

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July is Uterine Fibroid Awareness Month and Women have Options for Treatment in Fredericksburg

In News, Uterine Fibroid Embolization by projects

FREDERICKSBURG, VA – June 28, 2019 – This July, Virginia Interventional and Vascular Associates (VIVA) is bringing awareness about uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) to the Fredericksburg community, just in time for Uterine Fibroid Awareness Month. Uterine fibroids affect up to 80% of women in their lifetime. VIVA is educating the community about the minimally invasive, highly effective option for the …

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Uterine Fibroids: Understanding the signs, symptoms and steps toward diagnosis.

In News, Uterine Fibroid Embolization by projects

“That’s normal.”  You’ve lost count of the times you’ve been told your symptoms are not unusual. You call in sick again. Leaving the house is a struggle. When you do venture out, you make sure you know where all the public restrooms are (and you keep a change of clothes on hand). The heavy bleeding, irregular periods, stabbing pain, exhaustion, …

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Virginia Interventional and Vascular Associates Ranked Top Honors in the “Best of the Burg” 2019 Contest

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FREDERICKSBURG, VA – July 8, 2019 – Medical Imaging of Fredericksburg (MIF) and Virginia Interventional and Vascular Associates (VIVA) took first and second place respectively for the “Best Medical Imaging” awards in the 2019 “Best of the Burg” contest. This yearly contest, sponsored by The Free Lance-Star and Fredericksburg.com, uncovers the best options for health/beauty year after year.  Medical Imaging …