May Is Pelvic Pain Awareness Month!

 Kaitlyn Parrotte, PT, DPT, OCS, CFMT While there are many causes to be aware of and advocate for, one close to our hearts at Beyond Basics Physical Therapy is pelvic and abdominal pain, and we are excited to report that May is Pelvic Pain Awareness Month! This designation for May was created by the International …

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May is Pelvic Pain Awareness Month

Fiona McMahon PT, DPT May is Pelvic Pain Awareness Month: #PelvicPainAware. This is a big deal to us at Beyond Basics Physical Therapy, where we see it as our mission to spread awareness of pelvic pain and dysfunction to clinicians and patients alike. This month is spearheaded by the International Pelvic Pain Society (IPPS), of …

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PH101: Pain and Sexuality: Is it all in my head?

By Fiona McMahon, DPT Sex should feel good… really, really good. But when it doesn’t, you may start to wonder, what’s wrong with me? Am I broken? Am I a prude? Am I frigid? Painful sex isn’t something we talk about. No one would look at you twice if you walked into work complaining of …

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Amy is Live with Integrated Pelvic Health!

Fiona McMahon DPT What would you ask a pelvic floor physical therapy expert about exercise, or about the pelvic health as an athlete, if you had the chance? Don’t miss Amy Stein, founder of Beyond Basics Physical Therapy and author of Heal Pelvic Pain answer some commonly asked questions in a webinar hosted by well-renowned …

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Live (Yesterday) from New York!

By Riva Preil Even if you snoozed, you DIDN’T lose your chance!  If you missed yesterday’s live episode of The Pelvic Messenger, May the Floors Force Be With You with Diane Lee, you can STILL listen to it and enjoy her knowledge and wisdom. I feel blessed to have had the opportunity to interview such …

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Shout Out About…IPPS Silent Auction

By Riva Preil The International Pelvic Pain Society (IPPS) was established in 1996 with two primary objectives: 1) To educate health care professionals on how to diagnosis and manage chronic pelvic pain and  2) To bring hope to men and women who suffer from chronic pelvic pain by significantly raising public awareness and impacting individual …

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Say YES to IPPS!

By Riva Preil The International Pelvic Pain Society (IPPS), established in 1996, was created with two primary objectives: “To educate health care professionals how to diagnosis and manage chronic pelvic pain, thereby changing the lives of patients worldwide [and] to bring hope to men and women who suffer from chronic pelvic pain by significantly raising …

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New Bid-ness: A Silent Auction at IPPS

The mission of the International Pelvic Pain Society (IPPS) is to educate healthcare professionals serving patients with pelvic pain, raise public awareness and offer hope to the 200 million men and women worldwide who suffer from chronic pelvic pain conditions. IPPS strives to optimize diagnosis, evaluation and management of patients suffering from chronic pelvic pain. …

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Updates from IPPS!

Here are some updates from Amy's experiences at the International Pelvic Pain Society conference: Here is a photo of Stephanie Prendergast, MPT, vice president of IPPS and Amy, board member and chairman of fundraising at IPPS, with Lorimer Mosley in a dress (a well-known researcher of pain and author of explain pain).  We raised over …

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