Women's Health

Primary Vs. Secondary Vaginismus: What you need to know

What You Need to Know About Vaginismus Vaginismus is the experience of a reflexive contraction or spasm around the vagina during attempts of penetration. This can include penetration during sexual intercourse, a tampon, or a speculum...

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Vaginal Scar Tissue and Pelvic Pain: What You Need to Know and How to Fix It

Vaginal scar tissue can result from a myriad of conditions. Vaginal scar tissue after childbirth from tearing is the most common but others include episiotomy, gynecological surgery and radiation treatment. Vaginal scarring results in the stiffness of the skin and...

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Sjogren’s Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms and More

Sjogren’s syndrome is an immune system disorder that causes dryness in the eyes, mouth, and vagina. It may be accompanied by other immune system disorders, such as lupus and rheumatoid arthritis. It typically affects adults, primarily women, over...

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How to Treat Deep Pelvic Floor Pain Using Wand Therapy

Deep pelvic floor muscle tension, tender points, and trigger points are often the culprit of pelvic pain. Chronic clenching of the pelvic floor muscles, or habitual postures such as leg crossing, or tucking the tailbone under as commonly...

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Why Does Sex Hurt After Giving Birth?

Women who give birth both vaginally and via cesarean section (c-section) are often alarmed to experience pain with sex after having a baby. It is understandable that injuries to the skin and pelvic floor muscles due to vaginal delivery may...

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What is Vulvodynia?

Vulvodynia is the occurrence of pain around the opening of the vagina or vulvar region. This pain often begins for unknown reasons and lasts more than three months. Common symptoms include a feeling of rawness, burning, aching and itching in...

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