Amy Talks at Mount Sinai Medical Center! Part 1

By Riva Preil Recently, Beyond Basics Physical Therapy’s very own Amy Stein presented a talk to over sixty obstetrician/gynecologists, urologist/gynecologists, nurses, and physician assistants at the Mount Sinai Medical Center Grand Rounds, in the Icahn building.  The talk was approximately forty minutes followed by ten minutes of questions and answers.  The goal of the talk …

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Amy at the ICA Philadelphia Forum!

Will you be attending the Interstitial Cystitis Association's Philadelphia Forum tomorrow? Beyond Basics's own Amy Stein will be! Amy will be discussing how physical therapy helps with painful bladder symptoms, interstitial cystitis, pelvic pain, and bowel and sexual dysfunction. She will also be giving a 10-minute breathing and gentle stretching instructional, to be used at …

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The First World Congress on Pelvic Pain

This week, from May 30 to June 1, the first ever World Congress on Abdominal and Pelvic Pain will be taking place in The Netherlands. We are pleased to share that Amy will be attending the conference. Organized by Pain of UroGenital Origin (PUGO), the International Pelvic Pain Society (IPPS) and ConvergencesPP (ConPP), the conference …

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Alliance for Pelvic Pain: Interview with Amy Stein

The Alliance for Pelvic Pain on April 27 and 28 was a huge success!  Please enjoy the following interview with Amy Stein regarding the retreat… What was the goal in creating the Alliance? The goal was to create a safe learning environment where participants feel comfortable expressing their thoughts and feelings.  In addition, we wanted …

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Love Your Colon: Part II

by Riva Preil I know you have been waiting patiently for more details about the I Love You massage.  Well, today is your lucky day, because you are about to discover a wonderful way relax your core and help promote colonic motility. Here’s how to do it: Lie on your back- preferably on your bed, …

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Physical Therapy and Interstitial Cystitis

If you're living with Interstitial Cystitis or another kind of pelvic pain, physical therapy is a highly effective way to ease your pain. According to Amy Stein, "a lot of times the patients don't have IC and it is actually just PFD (pelvic floor dysfunction). The PFD mimics the IC symptoms. Then patients have pelvic …

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