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Ending Male Pelvic Pain – A New Book For Men With IC, Pelvic Pain & Prostatitis

endingmalepain-250Physical therapist Isa Herrera (Renew Physical Therapy, NYC) has written her second groundbreaking book in the treatment of pelvic pain. Ending Male Pelvic Pain: A Man’s Guide is the ultimate self-help guide for men suffering from prostatitis, recovering from prostatectomy or living with pelvic or sexual pain. Few resources on the market have provided such a complete and comprehensive discussion of the role of the pelvic floor muscles in male pelvic pain disorders. It’s direct, practical and filled with useful tips and suggestions most men will find helpful.

If you’re wondering why a female physical therapist has become an expert working with men, Isa shared “I first started out treating women’s pelvic floor conditions in NYC. The word spread quickly and soon men started to come. Before I knew it 30% of our practice was men.” She continued “By writing this book, not only do I give men powerful pain-relieving tools, but also I help them to see that they can manage their symptoms and pain on their own.”

Pelvic floor dysfunction is now acknowledged to be a major contributing factor in pelvic pain syndromes, including interstitial cystitis and prostatitis. Most clinicians now provide a pelvic floor assessment to determine if, and which, muscles are involved. Physical therapy is usually recommended and has been proven successful in several federally funded studies. Yet, for some patients, physical therapy is neither available nor affordable. This book will provide hope and practical advice to men who are seeking to relieve their pain symptoms!

Isa is the author of “Ending Female Pain: A Woman’s Guide”

Now available in the ICN Shop for just $29.99!

By | 2017-01-31T13:27:38+00:00 December 5th, 2013|ICN Shop & Mail Order Center, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog, Men's Health, Pain Care|Comments Off on Ending Male Pelvic Pain – A New Book For Men With IC, Pelvic Pain & Prostatitis

About the Author:

My Google Profile+ Jill Heidi Osborne is the president and founder of the Interstitial Cystitis Network, a health education company dedicated to interstitial cystitis, bladder pain syndrome and other pelvic pain disorders. As the editor and lead author of the ICN and the IC Optimist magazine, Jill is proud of the academic recognition that her website has achieved. The University of London rated the ICN as the top IC website for accuracy, credibility, readability and quality. (Int Urogynecol J - April 2013). Harvard Medical School rated both Medscape and the ICN as the top two websites dedicated to IC. (Urology - Sept 11). Jill currently serves on the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Panel (US Army) where she collaborates with researchers to evaluate new IC research studies for possible funding. Jill has conducted and/or collaborates on a variety of IC research studies on new therapeutics, pain care, sexuality, the use of medical marijuana, menopause and the cost of treatments, shining a light on issues that influence patient quality of life. An IC support group leader and national spokesperson for the past 20 years, she has represented the IC community on radio, TV shows, at medical conferences. She has written hundreds of articles on IC and its related conditions. With a Bachelors Degree in Pharmacology and a Masters in Psychology, Jill was named Presidential Management Intern (aka Fellowship) while in graduate school. (She was unable to earn her PhD due to the onset of her IC.) She spends the majority of her time providing WELLNESS COACHING for patients in need and developing new, internet based educational and support tools for IC patients, including the “Living with IC” video series currently on YouTube and the ICN Food List smartphone app! Jill was diagnosed with IC at the age of 32 but first showed symptoms at the age of 12.