Vulvodynia

According to the National Vulvodynia Association, vulvodynia is chronic pain in the vagina with no exact cause. (1) The searing, burning pain occurs in the area outside the opening of the vagina known as the vulvar and can affect the…

A Brief Summary of Pelvic Pain

Pelvic Therapy is a field of physical therapy that helps patients resolve bowel, bladder and sexual problems. This may include bladder and bowel incontinence, difficulty releasing or emptying one’s bowel or bladder, Overactive Bladders (OAB), Pelvic Organ Prolapse, Gastrointestinal and…

Women and Pelvic Pain

Many women suffer from pelvic pain. The condition affects women in their 20s, older women going through menopause, and those who have had children and those who haven’t. In many circumstances, the cause of chronic pelvic pain isn’t apparent. The pelvic…

Pelvic Pain in Men

Men can be sufferers too, and that is why the Pelvic Myofascial Wand is non-gender specific. One in five women experience some form of pelvic pain during their lifetime, with onset as early as 12 or 13 years of age.…

Using the Pelvic Myofascial Wand

Are you concerned about your pelvic health? Or experiencing searing pain inside your pelvic muscles and need relief? Persistent pelvic pain can be devastating, isolating, and destructive. Yet there is an answer. Pelvic therapies relieve pelvic pain conditions by targeting…

Vaginal Therapy

As Dr. Jen Gunter, an OB/GYN and trained pain medicine physician, explains in the New York Times, there’s a lot of mansplaining and shaming when it comes to women’s vaginas. (1) So, if you have chronic vaginal pain that makes sexual…

A Study on Bladder Pain

Notes: TW = Therapeutic Wand, BPS = Bladder Pain Syndrome, PFM MFR = Pelvic Floor Muscle Myofascial Release  Jilly Bond MSc MCSP MPOGP MAACP Jilly Bond, a renowned physical therapist that specializes in pelvic health, recently published a clinical paper…

What does a Pelvic Myofascial Wand do?

The Pelvic Myofascial Wand is used for internal massage for addressing painful myofascial trigger points and alleviating pelvic pain. Using a pelvic floor wand can be an important component of what physical therapist’s do when treating pelvic floor muscle dysfunction and…