IPPS2021

Meeting Program

PRE-CONFERENCE SESSION

Clinical Foundations for the Evaluation and Treatment of Chronic Pelvic Pain
Thursday, October 21, 2021 - Pre-conference (requires separate registration)
Morning
07:30 AM - 08:00 AM
Meeting room: Pre-function Area
It’s Time to Connect! Meet and Greet with Regional Colleagues (incl. breakfast)
08:00 AM - 09:50 AM
Meeting room: Baltimore Room
Session 1
Moderator: Jorge Carrillo, MD (USA)
08:00 AM - 08:05 AM
Introduction
08:05 AM - 08:15 AM
Chronic Pelvic Pain 101
Speaker: Janelle Moulder, MD (USA)
08:15 AM - 08:25 AM
Creating an Interdisciplinary “A” Team
Speaker: Alexandra Milspaw, PhD, Med (USA)
08:25 AM - 08:45 AM
Comprehensive Assessment for CPP Patients
Speaker: Alexandra Milspaw, PhD, Med (USA)
08:45 AM - 09:35 AM
Pain Pathophysiology
Speaker: Janelle Moulder, MD (USA)
09:35 AM - 09:50 AM
Q&A
09:50 AM - 10:10 AM
Meeting room: Pre-function Area
Coffee Break
10:10 AM - 12:45 PM
Meeting room: Baltimore Room
Session 2
Moderator: Alexandra Milspaw, PhD, Med (USA)
10:10 AM - 10:50 AM
Neuro-musculoskeletal Foundations
Speakers: Stacey Bennis, MD (USA) & Corey Silbert, DPT (USA)
10:50 AM - 11:05 AM
History Taking Simplified (Small groups review the IPPS Pelvic Pain Assessment with case study)
Speaker: Jorge Carrillo, MD (USA)
11:05 AM - 11:15 AM
Q&A
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Gynecological Considerations of CPP
Speaker: Jorge Carrillo, MD (USA)
11:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Gastrointestinal Considerations of CPP
Speaker: Janelle Moulder, MD (USA)
12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
Urological Considerations of CPP
Speaker: Jorge Carrillo, MD (USA)
Afternoon
12:45 PM - 01:45 PM
Meeting room: Pre-function Area
Lunch (light lunch included)
01:45 PM - 03:45 PM
Meeting room: Baltimore Room
Session 3
Moderator: Janelle Moulder, MD (USA)
01:45 PM - 02:45 PM
Physical Exam
Speakers: Stacey Bennis, MD (USA) & Corey Silbert, DPT (USA)
02:45 PM - 03:15 PM
Behavioral Approaches in Chronic Pain
Speaker: Alexandra Milspaw, PhD, Med (USA)
03:15 PM - 03:45 PM
Pain Pharmacology 101
Speaker: Jorge Carrillo, MD (USA)
03:45 PM - 04:00 PM
Meeting room: Pre-function Area
Coffee Break
04:00 PM - 05:30 PM
Meeting room: Baltimore Room
Session 4
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Expert Panel Discussion for Complex Cases
Speakers: Stacey Bennis, MD (USA); Jorge Carrillo, MD (USA); Alexandra Milspaw, PhD, Med (USA); Janelle Moulder, MD (USA) & Corey Silbert, DPT (USA)
05:00 PM - 05:30 PM
Q&A
Evening
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Meeting room: Pre-function Area
Welcome Reception (open for all meeting attendees)

MAIN CONFERENCE SESSION

Expanding Your Therapeutic Vision for Persistent Pelvic Pain
Friday, October 22, 2021 - Main Conference
Morning
06:00 AM - 07:00 AM
Meeting room: Maryland DEF
Morning Yoga (requires separate registration)
06:45 AM - 07:30 AM
Meeting room: Baltimore Room
Industry Sponsored Breakfast Symposium
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07:30 AM - 08:50 AM
Meeting room: Maryland ABC
Session 1
Moderator: Jorge Carrillo, MD (USA)
07:30 AM - 07:40 AM
Welcome/Announcements
Speaker: Sara Till, MD, MPH (USA)
07:40 AM - 08:00 AM
Presidential Address
Speaker: Mario Castellanos, MD (USA)
08:00 AM - 08:40 AM
Paul Perry Memorial Award Lecture - Building Resilience in Times of Uncertainty
Speaker: Ronald Epstein, MD (USA)
08:40 AM - 08:50 AM
Q&A
08:50 AM - 09:20 AM
Meeting room: Pre-function Area
Coffee Break / Poster Viewing
09:20 AM - 11:30 AM
Meeting room: Maryland ABC
Session 2 - Patient-informed Care of Pelvic Pain
Moderator: Kenneth Barron, MD (USA)
09:20 AM - 09:25 AM
Introduction
09:25 AM - 09:55 AM
Bench to Beltway to Bedside: Advocacy for Endometriosis and Chronic Pelvic Pain
Speaker: Heather Guidone, BCPA (USA)
09:55 AM - 10:25 AM
Patient-informed Research in Endometriosis
Speaker: Noemie Elhadad, PhD (USA)
10:25 AM - 10:55 AM
Increasing Patient Engagement in Management of Pelvic Pain
Speaker: Elise De, MD (USA)
10:55 AM - 11:05 AM
Abstract Presentation - Using a Modified e-Delphi Process in the Multi-Stage Development of a Patient-Reported Outcome Measure for Genito-Pelvic Dyspareunia
Speaker: Nisha Marshall, BScH (Canada)
11:05 AM - 11:15 AM
Ambassador Report
Speaker: Innie Chen, MD, MPH, FRCSC (Canada)
11:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Q&A
Afternoon
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Meeting room: Pre-function Area
Lunch
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
Meeting room: Baltimore Room
Industry Sponsored Lunch Symposium
01:00 PM - 02:40 PM
Meeting room: Maryland ABC
Session 3 - Disparities and Social Justice in Chronic Pelvic Pain
Moderator: Karen Brandon, DSc, PT, WCS (USA)
01:00 PM - 01:05 PM
Introduction
01:05 PM - 01:35 PM
Race, Sex, and the Pelvic Floor
Speaker: Uchenna Ossai, DPT (USA)
01:35 PM - 02:05 PM
Endometriosis as a Public Health and Social Justice Issue
Speaker: Jhumka Gupta, ScD, MPH (USA)
02:05 PM - 02:15 PM
Ambassador Report
Speaker: Deon Kennedy, MBChB, MMED, FCOG (South Africa)
02:15 PM - 02:40 PM
Q&A
02:40 PM - 03:10 PM
Meeting room: Pre-function Area
Coffee Break / Poster Viewing
03:10 PM - 05:20 PM
Meeting room: Maryland ABC
Session 4 - Building an Adaptable and Resilient Pelvic Pain Practice
Moderator: Allyson Shrikhande, MD (USA)
03:10 PM - 03:15 PM
Introduction
03:15 PM - 03:35 PM
Using Social Media to Reach Patients
Speaker: Lauren Trosch, PT, DPT (USA)
03:35 PM - 03:55 PM
Assembling a Multidisciplinary Team for Optimal Care of Pelvic Pain
Speaker: Catherine Allaire, MD (Canada)
03:55 PM - 04:15 PM
Telehealth in Gynecologic Care of Pelvic Pain
Speaker: Georgine Lamvu, MD, MPH (USA)
04:15 PM - 04:35 PM
Telehealth in Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy
Speaker: Amy Stein, DPT, BCB-PMD , IF (USA)
04:35 PM - 04:55 PM
Pearls for Billing and Coding for Pelvic Pain
Speaker: Kenneth Barron, MD (USA)
04:55 PM - 05:05 PM
Ambassador Report
Speaker: Fatemah Alhadhoud, MBBCh, MD, KBOG, MIGS (Kuwait)
05:05 PM - 05:20 PM
Q&A
05:20 PM - 05:30 PM
Meeting room: Pre-function Area
Break
05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Meeting room: Maryland ABC
Awards and IPPS Annual Business Meeting
07:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Meeting room: Pickles Pub at Camden Yards
Happy Hour Fundraiser
Saturday, October 23, 2021 - Main Conference
Morning
06:00 AM - 07:00 AM
Meeting room: Maryland DEF
Morning Yoga (requires separate registration)
07:00 AM - 07:30 AM
Meeting room: Pre-function Area
Breakfast
07:30 AM - 08:50 AM
Meeting room: Maryland ABC
Session 5
Moderator: Sara Till, MD, MPH (USA)
07:30 AM - 07:40 AM
Welcome/Announcements
Speaker: Sara Till, MD, MPH (USA)
07:40 AM - 08:00 AM
Chair Report
Speaker: Georgine Lamvu, MD, MPH (USA)
08:00 AM - 08:40 AM
James E. Carter Memorial Award Lecture - The Reign of Pain: Determining When the Brain is the Source of Pelvic Pain
Speaker: Howard Schubiner, MD (USA)
08:40 AM - 08:50 AM
Q&A
08:50 AM - 09:20 AM
Meeting room: Pre-function Area
Coffee Break / Poster Viewing
09:20 AM - 11:30 AM
Meeting room: Maryland ABC
Session 6 - Addressing the Whole Pain Experience
Moderator: Tim Deimling, MD (USA)
09:20 AM - 09:25 AM
Introduction
09:25 AM - 09:55 AM
Sleep Management and Persistent Pelvic Pain
Speaker: Mark Shepherd,DPT (USA)
09:55 AM - 10:25 AM
Yoga for Pelvic Pain: A Strategy for Patient Self-Efficacy
Speaker: Dustienne Miller, CYT, PT, MS, WCS (USA)
10:25 AM - 10:55 AM
Balancing Infertility and Pain Considerations in Management of Endometriosis
Speaker: Erkut Attar, MD, PhD (Turkey)
10:55 AM - 11:05 AM
Abstract Presentation - Comparative Self-reported Sexual Functioning Relative to Pelvic Pain Burden
Speaker: Eva Reina, MD (USA)
11:05 AM - 11:15 AM
Ambassador Report
Speaker: Ana Lucia Herrera-Betancourt (Colombia)
11:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Q&A
Afternoon
11:30 AM - 01:30 PM
Meeting room: Pre-function Area
Lunch
11:30 AM - 01:30 PM
Meeting room: Baltimore Room
Roundtables with the Experts (non-CME) - (requires separate registration)
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Update on Patient Informed Research in Endometriosis
Speaker: Noemie Elhadad, PhD (USA)
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Chronic Pain Syndromes
Speaker: Frank Tu, MD (USA)
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Neuropathic Pelvic Pain & Treatments
Speaker: Mario Castellanos, MD (USA)
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Disparities and Social Justice in Chronic Pelvic Pain
Speaker: Uchenna Ossai, DPT (USA)
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Multidisciplinary Care within a Physical Therapy Practice
Speaker: Heather Jeffcoat, DPT (USA)
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Abdominal Wall & GI Associated Pain
Speaker: Linda Lee, MD, MBA (USA)
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Vulvar Disorders & Pelvic Pain
Speaker: Amy Stein, DPT, BCB-PMD , IF (USA)
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Using Social Media to Reach Patient
Speaker: Lauren Trosch, PT, DPT (USA)
12:30 PM - 01:15 PM
Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain
Speaker: Heather Guidone, BCPA (USA)
12:30 PM - 01:15 PM
Bladder Pain Syndrome/IC
Speaker: Charles Butrick, MD, FPMRS (USA)
12:30 PM - 01:15 PM
Chronic Pain Syndromes
Speaker: Kenneth Barron, MD (USA)
12:30 PM - 01:15 PM
Vulvar Disorders & Pelvic Pain
Speaker: Georgine Lamvu, MD, MPH (USA)
12:30 PM - 01:15 PM
Neuropathic Pelvic Pain & Treatments
Speaker: Jorge Carrillo, MD (USA)
12:30 PM - 01:15 PM
Multidisciplinary Care within a Physical Therapy Practice
Speaker: Alime Buyuk, MPT (Turkey)
12:30 PM - 01:15 PM
Managing Endometriosis Infertility in the Setting of Pelvic Pain
Speaker: Erkut Attar, MD, PhD (Turkey)
01:30 PM - 03:40 PM
Meeting room: Maryland ABC
Session 7 - Not All Pelvic Pain is Gynecologic
Moderator: Stacey Bennis, MD (USA)
01:30 PM - 01:35 PM
Introduction
01:35 PM - 02:05 PM
Integrative Approach to Functional GI Disorders
Speaker: Linda Lee, MD, MBA (USA)
02:05 PM - 02:35 PM
Managing Psychological Contributors to Pain
Speaker: Sheera Lerman Zohar, PhD (USA)
02:35 PM - 03:05 PM
Pelvic Venous Disorders and Chronic Pelvic Pain
Speaker: Neil Khilnani, MD, FSIR, FAVLS (USA)
03:05 PM - 03:15 PM
Abstract Presentation - Altered Function and Structure of Left Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex in Men with Chronic Prostatitis/Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome
Speaker: Moheb Yani, PhD (USA)
03:15 PM - 03:25 PM
Ambassador Report
Speaker: Karen Joseph, FRANZCOG, FFPMANZCA (New Zealand)
03:25 PM - 03:40 PM
Q&A
03:40 PM - 04:00 PM
Meeting room: Pre-function Area
Coffee Break / Poster Viewing
04:00 PM - 05:30 PM
Meeting room: Maryland ABC
Session 8 – Controversies in Pelvic Pain Panel Discussion
Moderator: Jorge Carrillo, MD (USA)
Poster Presentations - Main Conference
Poster Presentations
Poster Presentations
Cortical Mechanisms of Visual Hypersensitivity in Women at Risk for Chronic Pelvic
Speaker: Matthew Kmiecik, PhD (USA)
Postoperative Pain Outcomes in the Setting of Endometriosis and Nonrelaxing Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
Speaker: Priyal Fadadu, MD (USA)
A Descriptive Analysis of Clinical Characteristics of Patients with Pudendal Neuralgia
Speaker: Nicole Afuape, MD (USA)
Treatment for Pelvic Floor Myalgia and Myofascial Pelvic Pain: A Systematic Review
Speaker: Olivia Higgins, MD (USA)
The Impact of a Pelvic Floor Anatomy and Physical Examination Workshop on Resident Physician Knowledge and Confidence
Speaker: Hyunwoo June Choo, MD, MPH (USA)
A Systematic Review of Diagnostic Assessment Tools to Detect Pelvic Floor Myofascial Pain
Speaker: Supuni Kapurubandara, MBBS FRANZCOG (Australia)
Use of High Power Radio Frequency and Two Channels in the Solution of Urological and Gynecological Pathologies
Speaker: Jesus Rodrigues Lastra, MD, PHD (Venezuela)
Combination Natural Substances (Boron+Curcimin+Piperin) Inhibit Proliferation And Induce Apoptosis Of Endometriotic Cells In Vitro
Speaker: Mert Yesiladali, M.D. (Turkey)
Providers' Educational Preparation & Attitudes Towards Women with Chronic Pelvic Pain
Speaker: Aleshia Carlsen-Bryan, MA (USA)
Trigger Point Injections Followed by Immediate Myofascial Release in the Treatment of Pelvic Floor Tension Myalgia
Speaker: Gregory Lewis, MBBS (USA)
NIH HEAL Initiative: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke€™s Early Phase Pain Investigation Clinical Network (EPPIC-Net)
Speaker: Barbara Karp, MD (USA)
Characterization of Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome (CPPS) in Men: Case Series Study of Men Treated in a Pelvic Pain Unit in Bogota (Colombia)
Speaker: Ana Herrera-Betancourt, MD, FACOG (Colombia)
10-Year Experience with OnabotulinumtoxinA (Botox) Injections for the Treatment of Myofascial Pelvic Pain
Speaker: Gregory Lewis, MBBS (USA)
Central Sensitization in Patients with Pelvic Pain: Factors Influencing the CSI Score
Speaker: Ingrid Schuttert, MSc (The Netherlands)
Leveraging Artificial Intelligence For Efficient Chronic Pelvic Pain Data Collection
Speaker: Harrison Gottlich, BS (USA)
Healthcare Utilization Among Patients With Chronic Pelvic Pain: Data From A Large U.S. Claims Database
Speaker: Viengneesee Thao, PhD (USA)
Chronic Genitopelvic Pain and Pleasure: Does Ability to Experience Vulvar Pleasure Impact Scores on the 6 Dimensions of the Female Sexual Function Index?
Speaker: Theodora Mautz, BA (USA)
The Effect of COVID-19 on Outpatient Visits for Pelvic Pain
Speaker: Alexander Wang, MD (USA)
Telerehabilitation for Persistent Pelvic Girdle Pain within a Biopsychosocial Framework - A Case Report
Speaker: Malgorzata Starzec-proserpio, PhD (Poland)
Treatment of Chronic Mesh-induced Pelvic Pain with Botulinum Toxin
Speaker: Kirk Levins, MD (Ireland)
Transvaginal Photobiomodulation for Vulvodynia: A Pilot Report from Real-world Clinical Settings
Speaker: Georgine Lamvu, MD, MPH (USA)
Diagnosing Endometriosis using Artificial Intelligence on Ultrasound
Speaker: Jennifer Dai, BA (USA)
Pain and Quality of Life after Complete Pelvic Peritonectomy for Endometriosis and Chronic Pelvic Pain: a Prospective Pilot Study
Speaker: Meenal Misal, MD (USA)
Effects of Internal and External Myofascial Trigger Point Release Tecniques on Anorectal Angle in Women with Pelvic Pain
Speaker: Alime Buyuk, PhD(c) (Turkey)

POST-CONFERENCE SESSION

When East Meets West: The Intersection of Acupuncture and Dry Needling for the Treatment of Pelvic Pain
Sunday, October 24, 2021 - Post-conference (requires separate registration)
Morning
07:00 AM - 07:30 AM
Meeting room: Pre-function Area
Breakfast
07:30 AM - 09:40 AM
Meeting room: Baltimore Room
Session 1
Moderators: Amy Stein, DPT, BCB-PMD , IF (USA) & Kathryn Witzeman, MD, FACOG (USA)
07:30 AM - 07:40 AM
Introduction
07:40 AM - 08:30 AM
Anatomy and Physiology of Myofascial Trigger Points and Myofascial Pain; Scientific Support for How DN and Trigger Point Injections can Relieve Pain and Dysfunction
Speaker: Jan Dommerholt, PT, DPT, MPS (USA)
08:30 AM - 08:40 AM
Q&A
08:40 AM - 09:30 AM
Acu-What?: Modern Research on Pain Management using Ancient Ways
Speaker: Richard Harris, PhD (USA)
09:30 AM - 09:40 AM
Q&A
09:40 AM - 10:00 AM
Meeting room: Pre-function Area
Coffee Break
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Meeting room: Baltimore Room
Session 2
Moderators: Amy Stein, DPT, BCB-PMD , IF (USA) & Kathryn Witzeman, MD, FACOG (USA)
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Auricular Acupuncture and the Science and Application of it as well as Proposed Impact on the ANS
Speaker: Joseph Audette, MA, MD (USA)
10:50 AM - 11:00 AM
Q&A
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Meeting room: Pre-function Area
Lunch (light lunch included)
Afternoon
11:45 AM - 01:15 PM
Meeting room: Baltimore Room
Session 3 - Experiential Breakout Groups
Moderators: Amy Stein, DPT, BCB-PMD , IF (USA) & Kathryn Witzeman, MD, FACOG (USA)
Trigger Point Palpation
Speaker: Jan Dommerholt, PT, DPT, MPS (USA)
Auricular Acupuncture
Speaker: Joseph Audette, MA, MD (USA)
Acu-Selfcare: Healing Through Putting Pressure on Yourself?
Speaker: Richard Harris, PhD (USA)
01:15 PM - 01:30 PM
Meeting room: Pre-function Area
Coffee Break
01:30 PM - 03:15 PM
Meeting room: Baltimore Room
Session 4
Moderators: Amy Stein, DPT, BCB-PMD , IF (USA) & Kathryn Witzeman, MD, FACOG (USA)
01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Faculty Panel Discussion and Case Presentations
Speakers: Jan Dommerholt, PT, DPT, MPS (USA); Joseph Audette, MA, MD (USA) & Richard Harris, PhD (USA)
03:00 PM - 03:15 PM
Q&A