Pelvic Pain

Loving Your Body in Vaginismus

2019-08-07T10:45:20+00:00

It can sometimes feel like hard work feeling happy about your body in vaginismus. Not being able to accommodate your partner’s penis so you can both enjoy intercourse can be frustrating and disappointing.  Attempting sex becomes a chore, and sometimes emotionally traumatic. Feelings of contentment about your body are often nowhere in sight. When [...]

Loving Your Body in Vaginismus2019-08-07T10:45:20+00:00

Endometriosis and toxins – part of your pelvic pain?

2019-07-04T15:23:12+00:00

Pelvic pain in endometriosis: you might have period pain, pain with sex, pain with bowel motions, or just plain pain with no clear trigger. People don’t understand how bad you can feel. You might go through stages of feeling okay, and being able to do some stuff. And then the pain really hits you [...]

Endometriosis and toxins – part of your pelvic pain?2019-07-04T15:23:12+00:00

Estrogen and your vagina, vulva and bladder

2019-07-25T12:02:43+00:00

Beyond its critical roles in brain function and heart health, estrogen keeps your vulva and vagina happy. Specifically, it helps vaginal lubrication, vaginal immune health and bladder and urethral health. Low estrogen can contribute to all kinds of genital problems. There are at least five reasons why your doctor might recommend you try using [...]

Estrogen and your vagina, vulva and bladder2019-07-25T12:02:43+00:00

Painful Sex: 5 Reasons Physiotherapy May Be the Answer – A 3 Minute Video

2019-07-04T21:28:31+00:00

So you're struggling with painful sex. I bet you didn't think of physiotherapy for this! This might come as a surprise, but physiotherapy might be exactly what you need to solve your problems with painful sex. I've written a lot about this, but if you want to avoid reading to much, I have summed up [...]

Painful Sex: 5 Reasons Physiotherapy May Be the Answer – A 3 Minute Video2019-07-04T21:28:31+00:00

Annoying Abdominal Adhesions: Start Here

2019-09-27T17:38:25+00:00

Abdominal Adhesions: when pain after surgery persists and a technique to resolve it You’ve had abdominal surgery. Now you’ve got persistent abdominal pain. Not the result you were after. Well, don’t look back now – most likely, you had to have the surgery – it was the best or only choice available to you. [...]

Annoying Abdominal Adhesions: Start Here2019-09-27T17:38:25+00:00

An Interview with Alyssa Tait – Adhesions, Chronic Pain, and the Nervous System

2019-07-10T12:38:34+00:00

It's not often someone gives me the floor for 45 minutes to talk about the web of connections linking adhesions, pain, visceral manipulation, the gut and the nervous system... Stephen Anderson's questions were so thought-provoking, I just kept talking! Here's the interview: Alyssa Tait on Pelvic Pain, Adhesions, and SIBO This interview will either [...]

An Interview with Alyssa Tait – Adhesions, Chronic Pain, and the Nervous System2019-07-10T12:38:34+00:00

Gut Memories: A Cause of Pelvic Pain and IBS

2019-08-08T10:43:13+00:00

Chronic pain in the pelvis and abdomen is a huge mystery that may have a lot to do with gut memories. Depending on what specialist you see, and what tests are done, it might be given the name “chronic pelvic pain”, “irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)”, “painful bladder syndrome” or “functional abdominal pain”, to name [...]

Gut Memories: A Cause of Pelvic Pain and IBS2019-08-08T10:43:13+00:00