Dr. Robert Echenberg, chronic pelvic & sexual pain conditions specialist and medical content provider for Pain 'Down There', encouraged some patients to share their story. To ShoutItOut so others know there is hope and healing out there. Here is Amrita's story:
I owe my life to Dr. Robert Echenberg for bringing back life to me once again after a suffering of almost 20 years. I traveled all the way from India to National Institute of Health, Maryland, Washington D. C to get evaluated for the continuous pelvic pain that could not get cured after seeing several physicians in my country. I was diagnosed with endometriosis in India. But the treatment could not give me relief from pain. I will be always indebted to Dr. Pamela Stratton from NIH who referred me to Dr. Echenberg. An extremely loving person along with a superb medical eye, he treated me for 2 months. He did bladder instillation, nerve treatments, medicine and physiotherapies. It's been more than 2 years now I feel wonderful in terms of my pelvic pain that originated from interstitial cystitis, vulvodynia, neuralgia, pelvic floor myofacial dysfunction and so on apart from endometriosis.
I wish more and more people around the world could get this kind of specialized treatment and get rid of the tremendous pain that they will never be able to speak out. Being an international patient I never found Dr. E (what we loving call him) less attentive to my emails. We could overcome geographical distance and I got the best possible treatment that too is quite an affordable expense (particularly because the amount of resources I had to waste in last 20 years). I would be happy if even a single person benefits from reading this review and reach people like Dr. E at the earliest in their respective lives.
University of Calcutta, India
Stephanie Yeager: Passionate about spreading the word of hope and healing for those like her, influencing a paradigm shift in the medical community toward greater understanding of chronic pelvic pain disorders, and prevention initiatives that may protect young women before onset can occur.