Summer 19 - Innovation Issue

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Lifestyle: Wellness



176 million, the number of women worldwide who suffer from endometriosis. That is approximately 1 out of 10 women but the topic is barely talked about. World-renowned Pelvic Pain Specialists Dr. Iris Orbuch and Dr. Amy Stein have created a new wave approach for head-to-toe recovery from pelvic pain, painful periods, endometriosis and everything in between; focusing on the physical and mental aspects of the invisible illness, from hormones to diet and lifestyle. Dr. Iris Krein Orbuch and Dr. Amy Stein, DPT, BCB-PMD, IF are co-authors of “Beating Endo: How to Reclaim Your Life From Endometriosis”. Dr. Iris Kerin Orbuch is the Director of the Advanced Gynecologic Laparoscopy Center in Los Angeles and New York City. Dr. Orbuch is regarded as one of only a handful of Endometriosis Excision Specialists across the country. In addition, she has 16

published numerous medical journal publications, textbook chapters, and had a running column in other publications. Dr. Amy Stein is also an author of the award-winning book, “Heal Pelvic Pain”, and creator of the video “Healing Pelvic and Abdominal Pain”. Dr. Stein is the Owner and Founder of Beyond Basics Physical Therapy Midtown and Beyond Basics PT Downtown, New York City. Tell us about the new book, Beating Endo: How to Reclaim Your Life From Endometriosis. Our labor of love, which we both have been working on for the last three years, entitled “Beating Endo: How to Reclaim Your Life From Endometriosis”. We have come together to create a unique and radically effective approach to Endometriosis. In Beating Endometriosis, we offer a comprehensive guide to ways in

which the endo sufferer, working with skilled healthcare practitioners, can take charge of her disease, addressing the cascade of coexisting conditions that it generates — from muscle pain to gastrointestinal ailments to painful bladder syndrome — and cooling her central nervous system to reduce inflammation and ease her pain. he proper treatment for Endometriosis is excising the endometriosis, with our full treatment plan incorporates the physical and mental aspects of the ‘invisible illness’. We know this is the book that will make an impactful and positive difference to many, many women, worldwide. What is the overall goal that’s trying to be accomplished with this book? ‘Beating Endo’ is going to help millions of women suffering from endometriosis and painful periods finally have access to tools that will

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