How important is it to do your Home Exercise Program? You’ve made it to physical therapy. You decided to enlist the help of a therapist to recover from injury or surgery, or deal with chronic pain that’s been nagging you for years. You’ve made the first step by coming into our office for treatment, but […]
Let’s talk about painful sex, also known as dyspareunia! Dyspareunia is defined as painful vaginal penetration in the absence of disease. Pain with intercourse is often not talked about but more common than you would believe. It is a common short-term problem after pregnancy occurring in 40-50% of women at 3 months post-partum. There are many causes and contributing factors to dyspareunia, some of which I will briefly discuss in this post.
As previously mentioned in Part 1 & 2 of the Pelvic Rehabilitation: Visit #1” blog series, pain and other disorders of the pelvis can affect children as well as adults. When referred to physical therapy for pelvic rehabilitation oftentimes parents are surprised and confused as to what a physical therapist can do to assist in improving their child’s overall condition. The purpose of this blog post today is to give you—the parents–some general information on Pelvic Physical Therapy for the pediatric population as well as tell you what the first Pedi-Pelvic PT visit will be like.