Vaginismus: Real Answers for Sexual Pain

By Jandra Mueller Vag·i·nis·mus /ˌvajəˈnizməs/ Noun noun: vaginismus painful spasmodic contraction of the vagina in response to physical contact or pressure (especially in sexual intercourse). What is vaginismus? Above is the definition that comes up when you google vaginismus. You may have seen blogs or posts on social media about […] Continue Reading


What’s new in research and clinical care for “Prostatitis” aka male Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome (CPPS)?

By Stephanie Prendergast If you are a man suffering from what feels like ‘prostatitis’, this blog and our upcoming informational event is for you. Did you know?… 10% of men experience prostatitis-like symptoms at some point in […] Continue Reading

You are invited to Becoming UnWOUND: A Conversation about Female Sexual Health & Pelvic Pain with Screening of Animated Short Film“Tightly Wound”

By Stephanie Prendergast The Pelvic Health and Rehabilitation Center, Femina Physical Therapy, and the Milli, the first  Expandable Dilator, are teaming up to bring Shelby Hadden and her animated short film about vaginismus, Tightly Wound, to Los Angeles […] Continue Reading

The Connection Between SIBO and Interstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder Syndrome (and How to Relieve Both)

By Guest Blogger Jessica Drummond MPT, CCN, CHC One of the reasons that relieving pelvic pain is so challenging is that pain in different systems within the pelvis can overlap. For example, in rats where experimental colitis (colon […] Continue Reading

The Most Proven IC Treatment: Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy

By Guest Blogger Nicole Cozean, PT, DPT, WCS and author of The Interstitial Cystitis Solution Pelvic floor physical therapy is the most proven treatment for interstitial cystitis. It’s the only therapy given an evidence grade of ‘A’ […] Continue Reading

Endometriosis: Beyond the lesions

By Jandra Mueller In our second post of our series covering the Third World Congress on Abdominal and Pelvic Pain, I will cover the lecture titled Endometriosis-associated pain, why should we consider the central nervous system? If you […] Continue Reading

Beating Interstitial Cystitis

By Stephanie Prendergast “Thousands of people with Interstitial Cystitis live healthy, pain-free lives and so can you.” - The Interstitial Cystitis Solution, Nicole Cozean PT, DPT, WCS In honor of Bladder Health Month this week's blog is […] Continue Reading