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ACPWH - Professional Association UK Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Women's Health
www.acpwh.org.uk/
http://www.acpwh.org.uk/content/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=53&Itemid=12

APTA Professional Association American Physical Therapy Association
www.apta.org

Bee Organic Products Organic foods & supplements, Great Neck
http://www.bee-organic.com

Bowel & Bladder Foundation: Consumer information web site
http://www.bladderandbowelfoundation.org
http://www.bladderandbowelfoundation.org/support-and-services/frequently-asked-questions/Bladder-Control-Problems.htm

Byron Katie, Book: The Work
www.thework.com
Article describing The Work:
http://www.nytimes.com/2005/08/23/health/23gut.html?ex=1282449600&en=1e310e52565798bf&ei=5090&partner=rssuserland&emc=rss

Chronic Prostatitis: Information on Type IIIB prostatitis, chronic pelvic pain
www.chronicprostatitis.com

Clair Davies, Book: Guide to self-treatment of myofascial trigger points
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1572243759/ref=nosim/triggerpointt-20

coccyx.org - Web site containing information on coccyx pain
www.coccyx.org

Current Medical Technologies - Provider of products, services and information to both clinicians and patients working and living with Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction (PMD) and Lymphedema
www.cmtmedical.com
http://www.cmtmedical.com/shop/customer/search.php?substring=deluxe+pelvic+floor+massager

David Whyte: Inspirational poetry, CDs
http://davidwhyte.stores.yahoo.net/thmarewosere1.html

David Wise, author of A Headache in the Pelvis, a book on chronic pelvic pain syndromes. Runs week-long clinics in California focused on paradoxical relaxation training and myofascial trigger point therapy.
www.pelvicpainhelp.com

Deborah Bowes Media - Feldenkrais CD set focusing on pelvic awareness.
http://www.feldenkraisresources.com/shopfisd/product.php?productid=16155

Dr. Barbara Bartlik Provider, Sex Therapist (psychiatrist): Nutritional aspects of sexual function.
Web site construction in progress.

Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation: Breast Cancer foundation
http://www.dslrf.org/index.asp?
Menopause and women's health:
http://www.dslrf.org/mwh/

Elaine N. Aron, Book: The Highly Sensitive Person How to Thrive When the World Overwhelms You
http://www.amazon.com/Highly-Sensitive-Person-Thrive-Overwhelms/dp/B000S5TKH6/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1279550416&sr=1-1

Elizabeth Kavaler, Book: A Seat on the Aisle, Please (on continence)
http://www.elizabethkavalermd.com/toc.html

Eric Franklin, Book: Pelvic Power, Dancer - Book covering practical mind-body exercises for pelvic health
http://www.amazon.com/Pelvic-Power-Exercises-Strength-Flexibility/dp/0871272598/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1279550330&sr=1-4

Essential Control Products - Durable medical equipment and supply company specializing in the products used to treat pelvic muscle dysfunction (incontinence, pelvic pain, constipation, etc.). Focus on non-surgical products in the field of biofeedback, electrical stimulation, pelvic muscle exercisers and educational materials
http://www.essentialcontrol.net/

Eve's Garden NYC Products - The world's first mail-order catalogue and sexuality boutique designed for the unique needs of women. http://evesgarden.com/shop/

EZ Magic Products Self-treatment product for internal trigger points
http://www.icrelief.com/

Good Clean Love Products - Organic lubricant, non-irritating
http://www.goodcleanlove.com/home.php

Herbert Benson, Author of "Relaxation Response." - Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Healthcare and Society stress reduction program. Steps to achieve the relaxation response.
http://www.relaxationresponse.org/steps/

HERS Hysterectomy - Non-profit international women's health education organization, provides full, accurate information about alternatives to hysterectomy and the aftereffects of the surgery.
http://www.hersfoundation.com/

Howard Glazer, Gae Rodke, Book: The Vulvodynia Survival Guide
http://www.amazon.com/Vulvodynia-Survival-Guide-Overcome-Lifestyle/dp/1572242914
Consumer information site on vulvodynia
http://www.vulvodynia.com/

ICA - Professional Association Interstitial Cystitis Association - Description of pelvic floor dysfunction
www.ichelp.org
http://www.ichelp.org/Page.aspx?pid=383
http://www.ichelp.org/Page.aspx?pid=361

ICS; Professional Association International Continence Society
http://www.icsoffice.org/ASPNET_Membership/Membership/Home.aspx

IFFGD: International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders
http://www.iffgd.org/

Janet Hulme: CD, Books - Physical Therapist specializing in pelvic conditions, physiologic quieting
http://www.phoenixcoresolutions.com/

Jessica Sage Stickler: Yoga pod casts - Advanced certified Jivamukti yoga classes that focus on exceptional alignment, customized assistance to individual limitations. Excellent beginner classes as well as advanced classes, private instruction.
www.jessicastickler.com

Jill Rabin Provider (MD, urogyn), Book: Mind Over Bladder (On continence)
http://www.mindoverbladderbooks.com/

Johnathan Angelilli - Personal trainer with excellent knowledge of core stabilization training and pelvic pain conditions http://getdynamicresults.com/

Jon Kabat-Zinn - CD, Book: Mindfulness in Medicine (guided meditation, MBSR); Center for mindfulness in medicine, health care and society (UMass) stress reduction clinic.
www.jonkabat-zinn.com

Joseph Weisberg, Book: 3 Minutes to a Pain free Life: The Groundbreaking Program for Total Body Pain Prevention and Rapid Reliefhttp://www.amazon.com/Minutes-Pain-Free-Life-Groundbreaking-Prevention/dp/0743476476

Judith Lasater, PT, Book: Relax & Renew (on restorative yoga).
http://www.amazon.com/Relax-Renew-Restful-Stressful-Times/dp/0962713848/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1279835534&sr=1-1

Khristine Whitmore, MD, Urological surgeon: Specializes in pelvic and sexual health, pelvic pain conditions. http://www.pelvicandsexualhealthinstitute.org/

Laura Romanzi, Book: Plumbing and Renovations (on reconstructive pelvic procedures)
http://www.beautycallbooks.com/

Linda Sparrowe, Book: The Woman's Book of Yoga & Health: A Lifelong Guide to Wellness
http://www.amazon.com/Womans-Book-Yoga-Health-Lifelong/dp/1570624704/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1279824387&sr=1-1

Liz Canner, Film: Orgasm, Inc. Documentary about the role of Big Pharma in the sexual dysfunction arena.
http://orgasminc.org/

Long Island Doula Professional Association: Doula association providing support for women in the early stages of motherhood, from conception through postpartum
http://www.lidoulas.com/

Maria Cotty, RNC, ASPO: Lamaze Provider, Childbirth educator, lactation consultation
(718)767-7808

Marty Klein, Book: Let Me Count the Ways: Discovering Great Sex Without Intercourse
http://www.amazon.com/Let-Count-Ways-Discovering-Intercourse/dp/0874779561/ref=pd_sim_sbs_b_1

Mary O'Dwyer, Physical therapist, Book: Hold it Sister (on pelvic floor problems for women)
www.holditsister.com

National Childbirth Trust, Article (Reference) National Childbirth Trust
http://www.nctpregnancyandbabycare.com/home
http://www.nct.org.uk/info-centre/how-do-i/view-61 (Looking After Your Pelvic Floor)
http://www.nct.org.uk/info-centre/information/view-58 (Sex after pregnancy)

National Vulvodynia Association
www.nva.org

Nunky Products - Well organized guided journals
http://www.nunky.com.au/

Pathways Women's Health: Offers free community lecture series
http://mdiradiology.com/

Pelvicrehab.com: Articles on a variety of topics related to pelvic conditions
http://pelvicrehab.com/resources.aspx

Robert Moldwin, Book: The Interstitial Cystitis Survival Guide
http://www.amazon.com/Interstitial-Cystitis-Survival-Guide-Strategies/dp/1572242108/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1279147116&sr=1-1

Santorelli, S.F., Book: Heal Thy Self: Lessons on Mindfulness in Medicine
Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Healthcare and Society stress reduction program
http://www.amazon.com/Heal-Thy-Self-Mindfulness-Medicine/dp/0609805045/ref=sr_1_fkmr0_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1279825286&sr=1-2-fkmr0

Sarah Nasserzadeh, Sex Counselor, Book: The Orgasm Answer Guide
http://www.sara-nasserzadeh.com/
http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_ss_gw?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=orgasm+answer+guide&x=0&y=0

Sharon Epstein, Dance movement therapist, creative arts therapist; yoga teacher, including prenatal yoga.
http://www.sharonepstein.com
www.calliopefitnessandarts.com

Shen Tao studio (Bill Hedberg): Movement instructor well-versed in pelvic pain. Provides innovative, intensive, physical conditioning, and/or movement education.
http://www.shentaostudio.com/

Susan Robbins - Muscle Angels Products: Self-treatment product for massage, trigger point release
www.muscleangelmassagers.com

Tali Rosenbaum, Physical Therapist and Certified Sexual Counselor. Author of Journal articles related to sexual health and pain www.physioforwomen.com

The Whole Woman: Hysterectomy prevention web site
www.wholewoman.com

Theracane Products: Self-treatment product for "hard-to-reach" trigger points
www.theracane.com

Tod Whiting: Local vitamins & supplements, discounted prices for our clients
Healthy Approach, 10 Bond Street, Great Neck, NY 11021; (516)487-8876

Vaginismus.com: Products web site for helping women overcome painful sex & penetration problems
www.vaginismus.com
http://www.vaginismus.com/products/dilator_set (Dilator set)

YES Lubricant: Lubricant recommended for women with vulvar sensitivity
www.yesyesyes.org

New York Times Article on the connection between the nervous system and the digestive tract (neurogastroenterology)
http://www.nytimes.com/2005/08/23/health/23gut.html?pagewanted=all

APTA: Consumer information web site on pregnancy and pelvic pain
http://www.moveforwardpt.com/find-your-condition/pregnancy/pregnancy-and-pelvic-pain/
http://www.moveforwardpt.com/find-your-condition/pregnancy/pregnancy-and-incontinence/ (Information on pregnancy and incontinence)
http://www.moveforwardpt.com/find-your-condition/pregnancy/pregnancy-and-low-back-pain/ (Information on pregnancy-related low back pain)

APTA: American Physical Therapy Association
www.moveforwardpt.com

APTA - YouTube Video on PT and pregnancy related back pain
http://www.youtube.com/moveforwardpt#p/u/8/1kQyUz73JIM

Tamar Samir: Advanced certified Jivamukti yoga instructor with excellent knowledge of anatomy, alignment, restorative yoga. Excellent beginner and advanced classes, private instruction.
http://tamarsamiryoga.com/

Elizabeth Stewart, Book: On vulvovaginal health
http://www.amazon.com/Book-Doctors-Complete-Vulvovaginal-Health/dp/0553381148/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1279834400&sr=8-1