Living With Chronic Pelvic Pain

Presentation Description:
Chronic pelvic pain can show up as constipation, full bladder or feeling of a full
bladder, sexual pain, pain during menustration, feeling the need to urinate
frequently and more. Unfortunately, many women and men suffer from chronic
pelvic pain, in fact upwards of 15 to 20 percent of people, ages 18 to 50.
Understanding what causes chronic pelvic pain is as important as how it can be
treated….. Register for this webinar and get the information you need to
support employees facing chronic pelvic pain at your worksite.

Session participants will understand:

  • What causes pelvic pain in men and women?
  • What makes pelvic pain chronic?
  • What are the symptoms and when should you seek treatment?
  • What treatment options exist for pelvic pain?

About our speaker:

Ashley Gubbels, MD, with Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical

Ashley Gubbels MD, FACOG, is a faculty physician and gynecologic surgeon at
Dignity Health Medical Group Division of Advanced Gynecologic Surgery and
Pelvic Pain – St. Joseph’s.
Dr. Gubbels is fellowship trained in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery
(MIGS) and pelvic pain. She is an assistant clinical professor with the Creighton
University School of Medicine/Arizona Health Education Alliance. She is board
certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology with a focused
practice designation in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, and is an active
member of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopist (AAGL),
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, International Pelvic Pain
Society, and Society for Gynecologic Surgeons. She also serves on the board of
the Pudendal Neuralgia Association.

Dr. Gubbels is actively involved in clinical research and has published multiple
articles related to pelvic pain conditions. She is passionate about educating
physicians and patients to ensure those with chronic pelvic pain get the care they
deserve. She specializes in medical and surgical management of endometriosis,
interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome, pudendal neuralgia and pelvic
neuropathies. She specifically offers laparoscopic and robotic endometriosis
excision, pelvic Botox injections, vaginal mesh excision, and pudendal nerve
decompression in addition to a number of other procedures.

For more information, contact Irene Cassidy at:
Telephone: (602)-359-4565


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