Dr. Mark Dassel is our guest for this episode of Mountain Land Physical Therapy’s Pelvic Health Podcast. Dr. Dassel earned his Doctor of Medicine in 2007 from the University of Kentucky followed by his residency at Pheonix Integrated Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology in 2011 as well as a fellowship in gynecology from the University of Louisville in 2013. He is American Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology. During this podcast we discuss the intricacies of endometriosis in regards to its symptoms, types, differential diagnosis and the multidisciplinary treatment approaches. Specific treatments topics include medications, physical therapy, trigger point injections through the abdominal wall and pelvic floor, laparoscopy and the difference in surgery and outcome with ablation versus excision.