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.Continue Reading »
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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 »
Pelvic pain can ail anyone at any age, even those who have not had children. In this article we will discuss three different populations that we see in our clinic with pelvic pain: Pregnant women, postpartum women and women of childbearing years. Let’s go over what is meant when we say “Pelvic Pain”, here’s aContinue Reading »
When you hear the term “pelvic floor”, what comes to mind? Kegel exercises? The impact of childbirth? Urinary incontinence (a.k.a. leakage)? Pelvic organs falling down? Sex and aging? Pain and spasms? Millions of women in the US alone suffer daily and weekly with urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, sexual pain, pelvic pain of varied origins, andContinue Reading »