Professional Association UK Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Women's Health
APTA Professional Association American Physical Therapy Association
Bee Organic Products Organic foods & supplements, Great Neck
Bowel & Bladder Foundation: Consumer information web site
Byron Katie, Book: The Work
Article describing The Work:
Chronic Prostatitis: Information on Type IIIB prostatitis, chronic pelvic pain
Clair Davies, Book: Guide to self-treatment of myofascial trigger points
coccyx.org - Web site containing information on coccyx pain
Current Medical Technologies - Provider of products, services and information to both clinicians and patients working and living with Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction (PMD) and Lymphedema
David Whyte: Inspirational poetry, CDs
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.
Deborah Bowes Media - Feldenkrais CD set focusing on pelvic awareness.
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
Menopause and women's health:
Elaine N. Aron, Book: The Highly Sensitive Person How to Thrive When the World Overwhelms You
Elizabeth Kavaler, Book: A Seat on the Aisle, Please (on continence)
Eric Franklin, Book: Pelvic Power, Dancer - Book covering practical mind-body exercises for pelvic health
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
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
Good Clean Love Products - Organic lubricant, non-irritating
Herbert Benson, Author of "Relaxation Response." - Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Healthcare and Society stress reduction program. Steps to achieve the relaxation response.
HERS Hysterectomy - Non-profit international women's health education organization, provides full, accurate information about alternatives to hysterectomy and the aftereffects of the surgery.
Howard Glazer, Gae Rodke, Book: The Vulvodynia Survival Guide
Consumer information site on vulvodynia
ICA - Professional Association Interstitial Cystitis Association - Description of pelvic floor dysfunction
ICS; Professional Association International Continence Society
IFFGD: International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders
Janet Hulme: CD, Books - Physical Therapist specializing in pelvic conditions, physiologic quieting
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.
Jill Rabin Provider (MD, urogyn), Book: Mind Over Bladder (On continence)
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.
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).
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)
Linda Sparrowe, Book: The Woman's Book of Yoga & Health: A Lifelong Guide to Wellness
Liz Canner, Film: Orgasm, Inc. Documentary about the role of Big Pharma in the sexual dysfunction arena.
Long Island Doula Professional Association: Doula association providing support for women in the early stages of motherhood, from conception through postpartum
Maria Cotty, RNC, ASPO: Lamaze Provider, Childbirth educator, lactation consultation
Marty Klein, Book: Let Me Count the Ways: Discovering Great Sex Without Intercourse
Mary O'Dwyer, Physical therapist, Book: Hold it Sister (on pelvic floor problems for women)
National Childbirth Trust, Article (Reference) National Childbirth Trust
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
Nunky Products - Well organized guided journals
Pathways Women's Health: Offers free community lecture series
Pelvicrehab.com: Articles on a variety of topics related to pelvic conditions
Robert Moldwin, Book: The Interstitial Cystitis Survival Guide
Santorelli, S.F., Book: Heal Thy Self: Lessons on Mindfulness in Medicine
Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Healthcare and Society stress reduction program
Sarah Nasserzadeh, Sex Counselor, Book: The Orgasm Answer Guide
Sharon Epstein, Dance movement therapist, creative arts therapist; yoga teacher, including prenatal yoga.
Shen Tao studio (Bill Hedberg): Movement instructor well-versed in pelvic pain. Provides innovative, intensive, physical conditioning, and/or movement education.
Susan Robbins - Muscle Angels Products: Self-treatment product for massage, trigger point release
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
Theracane Products: Self-treatment product for "hard-to-reach" trigger points
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
http://www.vaginismus.com/products/dilator_set (Dilator set)
YES Lubricant: Lubricant recommended for women with vulvar sensitivity
New York Times Article on the connection between the nervous system and the digestive tract (neurogastroenterology)
APTA: Consumer information web site on 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
APTA - YouTube Video on PT and pregnancy related back pain
Tamar Samir: Advanced certified Jivamukti yoga instructor with excellent knowledge of anatomy, alignment, restorative yoga. Excellent beginner and advanced classes, private instruction.
Elizabeth Stewart, Book: On vulvovaginal health