Pelvic Pain Awareness Month: Part 2: Hope for Chronic Pelvic Pain

Welcome back! In part 1 of this blog we discussed how pelvic pain can affect anyone, regardless of their age or gender. We also discussed that pelvic pain can feel many different ways and may occur in different body locations and be triggered by different activities. Now that we have the basics under our belt, …

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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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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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The International Pelvic Pain Society Hosts Annual Meeting

Every fall, the International Pelvic Pain Society (IPPS) holds an multidisciplinary meeting featuring the latest research and treatment strategies for pelvic pain disorders including Interstitial Cystitis, Vulvodynia, Pudendal Neuralgia, and Chronic Pelvic Myofascial Pain. This year’s guest speaker is flying in from the Land Down Under. Lorimer Moseley, PhD, B. App Sc, an expert in …

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