Amy Stein (She/Her)

DPT, BCB-PMD, IF


Premier physical therapist, founder, and pioneer – Amy is at the forefront of treating pelvic floor dysfunction and pelvic pain, specializing in functional manual therapy for all people, including children.

In addition to being the founder of Beyond Basics, Amy has served as the President – and is currently on the advisory board – of the International Pelvic Pain Society. Amy also lectures internationally, has been featured in documentaries, and interviewed on critically-acclaimed TV shows like Dr. Oz, ABC’s 20/20, and Good Morning La La Land.

As an award-winning author, Amy has written books on pelvic pain (Heal Pelvic Pain) and endometriosis (Beating Endo: How to reclaim your life from Endometriosis) and created a video on pelvic pain (Healing Pelvic Pain and Abdominal Pain). Amy is also a co-editor of Healing in Urology as well as a featured author in many medical textbooks, including Pelvic Pain Management, Female Sexual Pain Disorders: Evaluation and Management, Management of Sexual Dysfunction in Men and Women, and The Overactive Pelvic Floor.

Her award-winning books and videos help people heal from pain, improve function, and take back their lives. She is a tireless educator and advocate, working closely with patients, caregivers, and healthcare providers everywhere to raise access and awareness, so more people get the care they need.

Amy recently founded her own line of healing CBD products, Wellness x Nature, that aims to further assist and inspire those on their mission to good health and healing.

Degrees, Certifications, and Fellowships

  • Masters in Physical Therapy, Nova Southeastern
  • Doctorate in Physical Therapy, Nova Southeastern
  • SEMG Biofeedback-Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction
  • International Society of the Study of Women’s Health Fellow

Memberships and Affiliations

  • International Pelvic Pain Society, Past President, Member of the Board and Advisory Board
  • International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health (ISSWSH)
  • The National Vulvodynia Association (NVA)
  • The International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disease (ISSVD)
  • Interstitial Cystitis Association (ICA)
  • Endometriosis Association
  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
  • APTA Academy of Pelvic Health, Orthopedics, and Private Practice sections

Recent Speaking Engagements

  • Hela Health: May, 2020
  • Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation: April, 2020
  • Speaker, faculty, and workshop presenter at the Endometriosis Summit: February, 2020; March, 2019
  • Speaker and faculty for ISSWSH: 2020, 2019, 2016, 2012
  • Speaker at the New York Physical Therapy Association (NYPTA): October, 2018
  • Speaker at Society for Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgeons (SLS): August, 2018
  • Presidential address and moderator at the International Pelvic Pain Society (IPPS): October, 2017
  • International Society of the Study of Women’s Health Fellow
  • Tisch Multiple Sclerosis Patient Education Symposium: October, 2017
  • Doctorate in Physical Therapy, Nova Southeastern
  • SEMG Biofeedback-Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction
  • Speaker at the International Urogynecological Association (IUGA): June, 2017

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