Upcoming Teleseminar Available on June 11th: Just Relax! Understanding Sexual Pain & Anxiety A two-hour teleseminar by Talli Rosenbaum & Dr. Tammy Nelson Available June 11, 2013, as MP3 files (*can listen to it after June 11th too) *The course is targeted for pelvic physical therapists, but many other healthcare professionals AND patients dealing with […]
If you have an interest in pelvic health, you’ll likely want to bookmark this post for reference! What an exciting year for Pelvic Guru! I started Pelvic Guru in mid-2012 with the goal of providing good information, injected with humor at times, regarding anything related to pelvic health. The amount of support and engagement on […]
Gynecologic cancers include malignancies of the female genital tract involving the vulva, vagina, cervix, uterus, Fallopian tubes or ovaries. A common treatment involves radiation therapy (also known as radiotherapy). Radiation therapy involves treatment with high energy rays (such as x-rays) with the intent to shrink or kill cancer cells. The Radiation Elephant in the Room: […]
It’s all about getting in touch with your pelvic floor: Pelvic Floor.
Painful intercourse (Dyspareunia) The medical term for painful intercourse is dyspareunia (dis-puh-ROO-ne-uh) — which is defined as persistent or recurrent genital pain that occurs just before, during or after intercourse. ~ Mayo Clinic Unfortunately, it is difficult to know the exact prevalence of dyspareunia with studies showing ranges from 7% to 60%, depending on […]
When I, or one of my colleagues, say “I’m a pelvic physical therapist,” the usual reaction (if other than bewilderment) is “oh, so you help people with Kegels, huh?”. We then feel a surge of obligation and simultaneous delight for the opportunity to share the full array of services that we offer. Pelvic Physical Therapists […]
Check this link out about orgasms during exercise. Maybe more common than one would think…? Experts study exercise-orgasm link.
PELVIC GURU writes: The preface: A Pelvic Physical Therapist (did you know this even exists?) has a very unique “relationship” with patients. She spends usually 40 minutes to 1 hour with each patient (one-on-one), dealing with very personal pelvic floor or abdominal musculature issues such as chronic pelvic pain, vulvar pain, painful intercourse (dyspareunia), and […]
My Thoughts on Secret Suffering: How Women’s Sexual and Pelvic Pain Affects Their Releationships. Sharing this blog from someone who deals with pelvic pain. The Pelvic Guru has spent time talking with Dr. Echenberg. He is passionate about helping patients.