Vaginal Pain

Can Vaginismus Be Cured Vaginismus Treatment Options

Can Vaginismus Be Cured? | Vaginismus Treatment Options

What is Vaginismus and Can Vaginismus Be Cured? Vaginismus, medically classified as a genito-pelvic pain/penetration disorder, is a condition when the muscles of the vaginal opening involuntarily contract thus making vaginal penetrations – finger, menstrual insertables (tampons), pelvic exam, vaginal ultrasound, sexual intercourse – painful or impossible. Watch our video for a more in-depth explanation, What […]

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Do Women Feel Pain During Sex

Do Women Feel Pain During Sex (Dyspareunia)?

Do women feel pain during sex? The experience of pain during sex, also known as dyspareunia, is widely experienced by women throughout their lifetime for various reasons that we will discuss in this post.  Note that by saying ‘sex,’ we speak about vaginal intercourse, or penetrative sex, or PIV (penis-in-vagina), and will use these terms

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Painful Sex During Menopause

Painful Sex During Menopause: Causes & Remedies

Painful sex during menopause is experienced by 17-45% of postmenopausal women. Menopause is a biological process signifying the end of a woman’s fertility and menstruation. Menopause starts in different ways: Naturally, as the woman ages into it, or Surgically, if the ovaries are removed surgically (oophorectomy); or Medically, as an outcome of cancer treatment such

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Vaginismus Physical Therapy

Vaginismus Physical Therapy: Vaginismus Treatment & What To Expect

What Causes Vaginismus? Vaginismus Physical Therapy is a treatment option for those suffering from the symptoms of vaginismus. Vaginismus, defined medically as genito-pelvic pain/penetration disorder, is characterized by the involuntary and instantaneous tightening of the muscles at the vaginal opening, which makes vaginal penetrations difficult or impossible. There are two types of vaginismus: primary vaginismus (always

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