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Why and How Does Pelvic Pain Turn into Chronic Pain?

Why and How Does Pelvic Pain Turn into Chronic Pain?

Are People with Chronic Pelvic Pain just Crazy, like the medical community wants you to believe? The short answer is absolutely not. And here’s the long answer: Trying to understand why pain becomes chronic in the absence of any objective physical findings, has been on my bucket list of things to crack and understand. Pain scienceContinue Reading »

Does Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy Hurt?

Does Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy Hurt?

Do you have an issue with weak or overly tight pelvic floor muscles?Are you anxious about pelvic floor therapy and want to know more about it?And are curious to know whether it hurts?Pelvic floor therapy is a treatment method that uses a targeted form of physical therapy and myofascial release to recondition the pelvic floorContinue Reading »

Are You Experiencing Pelvic Pain During Sex?

Are You Experiencing Pelvic Pain During Sex?

To restore your sex life to its former glory and treat pelvic pain during sex effectively, you need to find and fix the root cause.When women experience pain in the genital region before or after sex, we call it “Dyspareunia.” This type of pain can be in the vagina, the vulva, the pelvis, or the uterus.ThereContinue Reading »

The Importance Of Relaxing Your Pelvic Floor Muscles

The Importance Of Relaxing Your Pelvic Floor Muscles

Do you feel like your pelvic floor muscles are permanently tense?When you have a weak pelvic floor or muscles, you can’t relax. It can lead to a “hypertonic pelvic floor,” “pelvic floor tension myalgia” or, as it’s more commonly called, pelvic floor dysfunction.The condition is associated with many uncomfortable and potentially embarrassing symptoms. For instance,Continue Reading »

Is Pain Putting The Brakes On Your Sex Life?

Is Pain Putting The Brakes On Your Sex Life?

Painful sex remains one of the biggest mood killers. Chronic pain and sex have a complicated link. In many cases, the pain itself can cause you to lose interest in having sex. But apart from that, you probably have additional issues to contend with. For example, problems that are a direct result of the painContinue Reading »

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