Stop your pelvic pain - naturally!
If you suffer from:
- a painful pelvic floor disorder including pelvic pain
- discomfort during sex, urination or bowel movements
- irritable bowel syndrome
.......then it's time to alleviate your symptoms and start healing - without drugs or surgery. Using natural cures in the form of exercise, stretches, nutrition, massage and self-care therapy.
Heal Pelvic Pain, by physical therapist Amy Stein offers a program of stretching, toning, and relaxation exercises, plus healing massages and a specialized nutrition plan for men, women and children of all ages. Used by patients in her New York practice, the program helps relieve pain, incontinence, improve bladder and bowel function, cure IBS, reduce sexual discomfort, and improve the quality of your life.
The book is easy to read, practical and outlines a progressive treatment approach for you. A great adjunct to physiotherapy treatment or a resource on it's own for you to start the journey of healing. Published in 2009, 202 pages, soft cover.
Bronze Medal Winner of a 2009 National Health Information Award.
About the Author:
- Has a Masters and Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
- Has been working with pelvic floor dysfunction, women's health and orthopedic manual therapy for many years.
- Is a contributor to the medical textbook, "Female Sexual Pain Disorders: Evaluation and Management", explaining physical therapy treatment and pelvic floor dysfunction.
- Lectures thorughout the USA on physical therapy and pelvic floor dysfunction.
- Some of the publications include, "Pelvic Floor Dysfunction can cause Vulvar, Vaginal, Pelvic Pain", "Pregnant & achy? Had a baby & still hurting?" "Easing the Pain Below", "Explaining Pelvic Pain", and "Physical Therapy and the Treatment of Endometriosis".
- She has been a Board Member of the International Pelvic Pain Society since 2007.
- Amy continues to be a member of many associations and organizations (American Physical Therapy Association’s women's health section, Interstitial Cystitis Association, The Prostatitis Foundation, Endometriosis Association, National Vulvodynia Association, Interstitial Cystitis Network and The Women's Sexual Health Foundation).
- Amy set out to create a new type of practice which would take a holistic approach to the patient's entire well being. She envisioned various professions working together to improve the patient's quality of life.
- In 2003, this vision became Beyond Basics Physical Therapy in New York City, which has a primary focus on Pelvic Floor Dysfunction, Pelvic Pain and manual therapy in men, women and children. In the office there are 5 physical therapists, a yoga instructor and an acupuncturist of whom all specialize in the treatment of pelvic floor dysfunction and women's health.