Do You Know Your Vulva?

2020-12-03T13:04:50-05:00December 3rd, 2020|Uncategorized, Pelvic Floor|

Do you Know your Vulva? Anatomical names are important! This post is specifically for the ladies, or anyone with a vulva… which is different from a vagina! The vulva is the name of the outer portion of genitalia in which the vagina sits.  According to this article from the New York Post, up to 46% of American women surveyed couldn’t point out their cervix, and 57% couldn’t identify the uterus. Only one in 10 were able to correctly complete a female reproductive [...]

What is Pudendal Neuralgia?

2018-12-03T19:37:53-05:00September 5th, 2013|Physical Therapy, Pain Management, Physical Therapists, Pudendal Neuralgia, Women's Health, Pelvic Floor|

Pudendal neuralgia is a type of long-term (chronic) pelvic pain that originates from damage or irritation of the pudendal nerve. The pudendal nerve is one of the main nerves in the pelvis, supplying areas such as the: lower buttocks area between the buttocks and genitals (perineum) area around the back passage (rectum) vulva, labia, and clitoris in women scrotum and penis in men Pudendal neuralgia can be very uncomfortable and distressing, but help is available and there are several treatments [...]

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