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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 pain. Hosts: Alexandra Milspaw, PhD, Amy Stein, DPT, Elisabeth Oas, Michelle Waterstreet and Danielle Bevan-Jones. 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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Melissa Farmer is a neuroscientist devoted to understanding the role of the brain in chronic pelvic pain. As a Research Assistant Professor at Northwestern University in Chicago, IL, she is at the forefront of a new wave of researchers... more

The genital area for both men and women has unique issues that only a dermatologist specialized in treating the genital area can help with. Please join us for a show with Dr. Venkatsen, the Chief of Dermatology and Director of the... more

Our guest will be Michelle Lyons. She has been practicing as a physiotherapist for over twenty years. Specializing in pelvic health and oncology rehab, she mixes a clinical caseload with international and online teaching. With further training and... more

Talli Rosenbaum, earned a Masters in Clinical Sociology and Counseling and a certificate in Mental Health Studies from the University of North Texas. She also has a bachelors degree in Physical Therapy from Northwestern University and... more

Our guest for show is Deborah Coady, MD, FACOG, a Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at NYU Langone Medical Center. She will join the show to discus the new 2015 consensus on vulvar pain terminology,... more

For over a decade, Shannon Cohn has produced award­winning feature films and TV series airing on Discovery Channel and NatGeo. The idea for this film was born when Shannon started thinking about how little things have changed since... more

March is Endometriosis Awareness Month. We have invited Dr. Andrew Cook, founder and medical director of the Vital Health Institute Endometriosis Treatment Center and Elizabeth Hopton, Director of Researched & Evidence... more

Please join us for a conversation with Amy Stein, DPT, a leading expert and at the forefront of treating pelvic floor dysfunction, pelvic pain, women's health, and manual therapy for men, women, and children. Amy is the founder of, and a... more

Alex Milspaw, PhD, LPC is a licensed professional counselor in private practice specializing in the treatment of trauma and chronic pelvic and sexual pain disorders. She earned her PhD in Human Sexuality from Widener University and... more

Please join us for an indepth conversation with Dr. Paul Nyirjesy, Director of the Drexel Vaginitis Center about the management of persistent vaginitis. "With vaginities remaining a common condition that leads women to seek care, it is... more