Pelvic floor physical therapy involves the pelvic floor muscle group, which is responsible for a variety of functions. These muscles support the pelvic organs, assist in bowel and bladder control, and contribute to sexual arousal and orgasm. A person may be referred to pelvic floor physical therapy to treat incontinence, difficulty with urination or bowel … Continue reading What is pelvic floor physical therapy? via ISSM
What is SPARCC? Safe Place and Rape Crisis Center, Inc. (SPARCC) was formed as a non-profit agency in 1979. SPARCC is the only state-certified center for domestic violence and sexual assault services for Sarasota and DeSoto Counties. All of SPARCC’s services are free and confidential. In addition to serving survivors of domestic and sexual violence, … Continue reading VuVatech attends SPARCC Charity Event
By MARIELLA MOSTHOF Oct 7 Following in the footsteps of things like the recent endometriosis education movement, the National Vulvodynia Association (NVA) has launched its new Indivisible: Breaking the Silence campaign to raise awareness for the chronic pain condition vulvodynia, following Invisible Illness Awareness Week. In the whirling crapstorm of navigating reproductive health as a … Continue reading via Bustle.com – Vulvodynia, A Chronic Vaginal Pain Condition, Goes Undiagnosed In Women At Staggering Rates
VuVa is proud to announce we will be exhibiting at the Combined Sections Meeting in February 2017. We had a great time at the last APTA show in Nashville earlier this year. Our Magnetic Vaginal Dilators were so popular, we were asked to come back to the next expo! Stay tuned for more announcements! Learn … Continue reading VuVatech will be exhibiting at the APTA CSM in San Antonio, Feb 2017
Vaginal Dilators have been utilized in the plan of care for patients that suffer from pelvic pain conditions for decades. Unfortunately, this safe treatment with usually no side effects isn't the first option presented to women who suffer from painful sex. Pelvic Floor Physical Therapists (find one here: https://www.vuvatech.com/pages/pelvic-pt-locator) know the importance of using dilators for … Continue reading Magnetic Vaginal Dilators vs Nonmagnetic Dilators – Why are the magnets important?
PHOTO: ALAMY STOCK PHOTO BY SUZANNAH WEISS AUGUST 31, 2016 9:00 AM When Tara Langdale-Schmidt noticed a “burning, stabbing pain” in her vagina whenever she had sex, her doctor told her to just have a glass of wine and pop some Advil. But she knew she had a problem bigger than painkillers could solve. Four … Continue reading One Woman Shares How She Overcame Her Chronic Pelvic Pain via Glamour.com
The thought having sex when you have Vulvodynia isn’t the most pleasant idea. You unfortunately know how this event will turn out. Initiation, foreplay and then hesitation followed by burning, stabbing pain. The severe pain ruins the moment each and every time. Here are a few tips to make sex easier from a six-year Vulvodynia … Continue reading Five Sex Tips for the Vulvodynia Sufferer
Doctor appointment after doctor appointment and nobody could figure out why sex was causing me so much pain. It was the opening, a sharp stabbing, burning pain that was making sex unbearable. What was going on??? I never had this before. The pain increased over the next few years. After suffering for two years, and … Continue reading Sex hurts? How a piece of plastic changed my sex life.