What is the nature of Pelvic Floor Muscle Involvement in Dyspareunia?

2019-12-06T18:29:30+00:00

Many women experience pain during sexual activities. This is known as dyspareunia.  This pain, while not well understood by health care providers, can interfere with women’s physical and mental health, and be a source of stress in romantic relationships. The pelvic floor muscles, located at the base of the pelvis, appear to be involved [...]

Brain input influence on pelvic floor muscles.

2019-10-23T14:53:09+00:00

In recent studies, non-invasive magnetic stimulation of the brain has been suggested as an ideal and pain-free way to evaluate the way in which the brain controls the pelvic floor muscles. However for clinical and research purposes, we need to be sure that measures obtained are repeatable- that is, that the numbers produced on [...]

Is low-level laser therapy an effective intervention for provoked vestibulodynia?

2019-06-19T21:04:08+00:00

Low level laser therapy (LLLT) is a technology that was first introduced in the 1960’s as a means of healing damaged tissue. LLLT has demonstrated effectiveness in terms of healing diabetic ulcers and many forms of dental lesions and pain. Recently a small study was published which demonstrated that a six week intervention of LLLT [...]