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 […]
* Update on 4/21/13: We are thrilled to announce that we have made great additions and revisions to the original G-code tables for pelvic outcome measures! We can’t thank you enough for the incredible support of this project! We appreciate all of your kind comments. A huge thank you goes to Heather Edwards for pouring […]
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 […]
Patients Seeking Outpatient Pelvic Rehabilitation In the current issue of the journal Physical Therapy, Wang and colleagues describe the characteristics of patients (and their pelvic floor diagnoses) presenting for outpatient physical therapy. 109 outpatient clinics participated in this data collection and included information about 2452 patients. The system used for collecting data is FOTO (Focus […]
EXCITING NEWS! UCLA is now doing a study specific to Provoked Vestibulodynia and fMRI! UCLA Brain Imaging Study Women between the ages of 18 and 55 who have been diagnosed with Provoked Vestibulodynia (formerly vulvar vestibulitis syndrome), or are experiencing chronic pain at the vaginal opening with/without intercourse may be eligible to participate in this study. […]
Great Article on Therapy for Pelvic Pain- Click here: Health | Toppling a taboo: Therapy for pelvic pain | Seattle Times Newspaper.
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 […]