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Published on October 22, 2015

Rebecca Vigen, NP-C, Joins Altru’s Interventional Pain Management

Grand Forks, ND - Rebecca Vigen, Certified Nurse Practitioner, joins the interventional pain management team located at Altru Professional Center. Rebecca will also provide care throughout the region via telemedicine. She is committed to finding solutions to patient problems through listening closely to their needs. 

She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of North Dakota and later received her Master of Science in Nursing from University of North Dakota. She enjoys the challenge of pain management, as pain is complex and affects many different parts of the body. “Pain is multifaceted and affects every person differently. It is not just a number or one dimensional.”  

Rebecca is also a clinical instructor of nursing at Lake Region State College, online nursing tutor for and a member of the American Nurses Association Nursing Fatigue committee. She is passionate about helping others with pain management, and is developing a support group for young adults who live with complex chronic conditions.  

In her free time, Rebecca enjoys cooking, knitting, traveling, spending time with her family, and going to University of North Dakota hockey games. She also speaks to her daughter’s class about different bodily systems and her role as an advanced practice nurse. 

To schedule an appointment with Rebecca, call 701.780.2464 or visit 

About Altru’s Interventional Pain Management 

Altru's Interventional Pain Management adheres to the highest quality standard of patient care. Altru ensures pain is cared for appropriately by working closely with other specialties including: neurology, neurosurgery, occupational health, physical medicine and rehabilitation, physical and occupational therapy and pain psychology. Patients needing interventional pain management services often suffer distress and discomfort caused by a variety of conditions. The purpose of interventional pain management is to empower patients to lessen pain duration and severity, allow for an increase in activities at home and work and to learn new skills for coping with pain.

About Altru Health System

Altru Health System is a community-owned, integrated system with an acute care hospital, a specialty hospital, more than a dozen clinics in Grand Forks and the region, a large home care network, and a congregate living facility. It employs more than 200 physicians and 4,000 staff and has an annual net operating revenue of more than $475 million.  As the first member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, Altru’s providers have access to clinically integrated tools extending Mayo Clinic’s knowledge and expertise to patients.