Pelvic Pain

Annoying Abdominal Adhesions: Start Here

2019-09-27T17:38:25+10:00

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+10:00

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

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

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+10:00

Gut Memories: A Cause of Pelvic Pain and IBS

2019-08-08T10:43:13+10:00

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+10:00

The Alien Concept of Vaginal Dilators Part 2

2019-08-08T11:54:24+10:00

How to Get Used to the Idea of Vaginal Dilators Last post I talked about the concept of vaginal dilators. Dilators are often a secret to success in resolving vaginismus and painful sex. (Not everyone, though - so check that your health professional knows what they're doing if they suggest it for you.) I [...]

The Alien Concept of Vaginal Dilators Part 22019-08-08T11:54:24+10:00

Best Ways to Help A Tampon Go In Step 7

2019-07-25T12:05:08+10:00

Use Your Finger The idea of putting your finger inside the vagina may not be very appealing. Maybe even worse than a tampon. But before you skip this blog post in disgust, just hear me out. You've been having trouble putting in a tampon, despite getting familiar with the landscape down there, trying different [...]

Best Ways to Help A Tampon Go In Step 72019-07-25T12:05:08+10:00

Pelvic Health: What Can You Lose to Gain It Back?

2019-08-30T12:46:43+10:00

Why The First Step to Recovery Can Be Losing Something You’ve got an annoying pelvic condition. It might be incontinence, prolapse, vaginismus, thrush, constipation. It might seem a strange hypothetical question to ask: what can you lose first in order to recover your pelvic health? But if you think about it, it makes perfect [...]

Pelvic Health: What Can You Lose to Gain It Back?2019-08-30T12:46:43+10:00

Chronic Thrush, Painful Sex and Vulvodynia

2019-08-30T13:34:00+10:00

Getting an accurate diagnosis of vulvodynia is usually a long and difficult process. You have had burning and stinging pain with sex, you have seen doctor after doctor, and they have put it down to chronic thrush and given you creams and tablets galore, all to no avail. Then you finally see a clinician [...]

Chronic Thrush, Painful Sex and Vulvodynia2019-08-30T13:34:00+10:00

Chronic Pain is Complex – But Can Be As Easy As ABC

2019-09-20T13:02:35+10:00

Chronic pain is not easy to live with. And it’s no more easy for researchers to fully understand. It’s also not easy for clinicians working with people living with chronic pain. A clinician who thinks there’s a simple solution is not likely to be the best one to help you! That aside, let’s not [...]

Chronic Pain is Complex – But Can Be As Easy As ABC2019-09-20T13:02:35+10:00