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The Pelvic Messenger: Discussing Pelvic, Bladder, Bowel and Sexual Disorders


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Pelvic messenger, supported by the International Pelvic Pain Society and Beyond Basics Physical Therapy, is devoted to promote diagnoses, recovery, and success in treating Chronic Pelvic Pain (CPP) conditions in men, women and children. Furthermore, we are dedicated to improving patient and healthcare providers education on CPP. The founder, Elisabeth Oas, along with the managers, Amy Stein, DPT and Alexandra Milspaw, PhD want to accomplish this mission by discussing up to date topics and research on pelvic and sexual pain and dysfunction. Hosts: Alexandra Milspaw, PhD, Amy Stein, DPT, Michelle Waterstreet and Stephanie Stamas, DPT. Mission Statement: To provide educational talk radio shows on various chronic pelvic pain topics. In addition, we seek to provide hope and healing to individuals who suffer from pain related symptoms. We will be having shows on all the many diseases and syndromes, which can make up CPP. The show is a message of hope and healing. Stay posted to the International Pelvic Pain Society and Beyond Basics Physical Therapy blogs for bi-monthly guests and topics. We look forward to your calls and questions!

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Dr. Kennedy provides specialized surgical care and chemotherapy services to women with gynecologic malignancies and complicated benign gynecologic conditions. She performs procedures through a variety of approaches, minimally invasive surgery using laparoscopic and robotic techniques. Dr. Kennedy believes strongly in treating the patient as a whole and incorporating patients and their loved ones into the decision-making process. She is passionate about maximizing quality of life for her patients and supporting them in their transitions between the various phases of treatment, from diagnosis to surgery and active treatment and into survivorship and whatever lies ahead. In addition to providing surgery, chemotherapy and surveillance for cancer patients, Dr. Kennedy also has a special interest in sexual health concerns in women and girls with cancer, and is working to develop a specialized clinic to address these concerns.
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Dr. Megan Fleming is a nationally recognized certified Sex & Relationships Expert. She has over 20 years of experience working with individuals and couples to discover what's getting in their way and teaches them the skills and... more

Dr Allyson Shrikhande, a board certified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitationspecialist, is the Vice Chair of the Medical Education Committee for the International Pelvic Pain Society. She is working with other experts in... more

Britt Stuge has been a physiotherapist since 1982. She completed her Master of Science in 2001 and her PhD in 2005, at University of Oslo, Section for Health Science, Norway. Since 2006 she has served as a senior researcher at Division... more

Mario E Castellanos, MD, is a Gynecologic Surgeon in the Division of Surgery and Pelvic Pain at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center. He is an Associate Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Creighton University School of... more

Dr. Paul Yong (MD, PhD, FRCSC) is a Gynaecologist at the BC Women's Centre for Pelvic Pain & Endometriosis and has been with the program since it began in 2011. Dr. Yong's clinical practice is focused on pelvic pain, with a particular... more

Dr. Praveen Thumbikat received his training as a veterinarian in 1997 from Kerala Agricultural University in India and obtained a Ph.D from the University of Minnesota in 2004. He did his postdoctoral work in the area of bladder... more

Dr. Keesha Ewers is an integrative medicine expert, a Doctor of Sexology, Psychotherapist, is board certified in Functional medicine and holds an advanced certification in Ayurvedic medicine, and is the founder and medical director of... more

Tracy Sher is the owner, clinical director and pelvic physical therapist at Sher Pelvic Health and Healing in Orlando, FL. She is an orthopedic and pelvic physical therapist, educator, consultant, international speaker, founder of the... more

Physical Therapists, Dr. Sandy Hilton & Dr. Rhonda Kotarinos, will discuss their individual approaches to pelvic pain patient cases highlighting clinical pearls gained from their years of experience. Patients cases will be given ahead of... more

Dr. Charlie Curtis is a Board Certified Hypnotherapist who specializes in healing the body through healing the subconscious mind. He will talk to us about the various techniques he uses and the incredible research and case studies that... more