Vulvar Vestibulodynia / Vaginismus / Vulvar Vestibulitis / Penetration Dyspareunia (painful intercourse)

You don't have to put up with having pain with sexual intercourse. Many women struggle in silence. Some may have tried to seek help but were misdiagnosed. Others may believe that experiencing pain is a normal outcome after having a baby. Vestibulodynia is often misdiagnosed or dismissed when medical testing for infections (urinary, yeast, sexually transmitted) come back negative. Unfortunately, some women are told that the pain is psychological, which usually increases the distress to the woman and increases the pain experienced.

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Pelvic Girdle Pain (PGP) / Sacroiliac Joint (SIJ) Pain / Symphysis Pubis (SP) Pain

The pelvic girdle is comprised of three bones (the sacrum and the right and left ilium), and three joints (the right and left sacroiliac joints and the symphysis pubis). Pelvic girdle pain (PGP) includes pain experienced in and around the sacroiliac joint (SIJ) or symphysis pubis (SP).

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Perinatal and Postnatal Health

Pregnancy and delivery brings many changes to a woman’s body during this transformative period of life. A multitude of changes (hormonal, muscular, connective tissue, and weight) may contribute to common dysfunction syndromes of the pelvic floor, pelvis and abdominals.

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Male Genital Pain/Chronic Pelvic Pain / Non-bacterial Prostatitis / Prostatodynia / Pelvic Floor Myalgia

When men have pain in the genital area and bacterial infection has been ruled out, chronic pelvic pain syndrome may be the diagnosis. Men with pelvic pain can experience a wide variety of symptoms: genital pain, pain with urination, urinary frequency and urgency, pain or discomfort during or after ejaculation; and pain before, during or after a bowel movement.

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Low Back Pain / Core Training

Our deep abdominal muscles (transversus abdominus) work to stabilize our low back and pelvis. These muscles, often referred to as our “core”, provide a corseting action which narrows and flattens the midsection when contracted. These muscles can often stop working when there has been an injury to the back, which can further compound the injury.

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Diastasis Rectus Abdominis (DRA) / Abdominal Separation

Abdominal separation or diastasis rectus abdominus (DRA) is the widening of the gap of the linea alba (the connective tissue) between the right and left rectus abdominus. DRA is a very common condition that many women don't even know they have.

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