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Heather Edwards, PT

Vino & Vulvas is a monthly event with roots in Asheville, NC. It creates a space for education, curiosity, and pushing the conversation of sex past limits of heteronormativity, gender binary, white-normativity, and vanilla-normativity. We are a group of pelvic health specialists, sex therapists, sex educators, and counselors who will be having panel discussions with Read more […]

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Vaginal Dilator Guide for Patients. Dilators and the Brain? Pain, Fear, and Anxiety

There are different reasons to use vaginal dilators. This particular post focuses on providing dilator information for women facing fear, anxiety, and/or pain with regard to vaginal touch, finger insertion, gynecology exams, use of tampons, and intercourse. My quest to find valuable, comprehensive resources for a guide for dilator use fell short. This is particularly…

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Dr. Heather Rader

“If it’s a pain to sit, have sex, poop or pee, see a Pelvic PT” Dr. Heather Rader is the owner of Rader Pelvic Physical Therapy, a practice devoted to the treatment of pregnancy related pain and dysfunction, incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, and complex pelvic pain in all genders. She provides one-on-one, individualized abdominal and Read more […]

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Rachel Gelman, PT, DPT

Rachel Gelman is a clinician, writer and educator. She holds a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Samuel Merritt University. She specializes in treating pelvic floor dysfunction with her passion being sexual health/dysfunction. She is a member of the International Pelvic Pain Society, the International Society for the Study on Women’s Sexual Health, the Sexual Medicine Read more […]

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Heather S. Howard

Heather Howard, PhD, MPH, is an AASECT-certified sexuality counselor and educator with clinical concentrations in pelvic, sexual, and chronic pain. In her clinical practice, she helps individuals and couples (in person and over video chat) to meet their sexual goals. She is also a professor of human sexuality for the California Institute of Integral Studies Read more […]

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Laura McKaig PT, MSPT

Laura became interested in pelvic floor rehabilitation as a specialty, having suffered for years with pelvic pain and other problems that she now knows are treatable with physical therapy. Her personal experience gives her a deeper understanding of the impact that pelvic dysfunction can have on one’s daily function and well-being. “I want to be Read more […]

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