Resources & Articles
Glossary of Terms — a compilation of terms to help you better understand your diagnosis and treatment.
Reference Books — we have created a list of informative literature for your education.
Online Resources — a list of websites that provide information and support on intimacy and sexual health.
Diagnosing Chronic Pelvic Pain
The diagnosis of Chronic Pelvic Pain involves a physical exam and some testing, but the most important piece to diagnosing is a thorough review of medical, family and personal histories. more
Female Sexual Dysfunction
Sexual expression and activity are a normal and healthy part of life. Female sexual dysfunction refers to any condition that affects intimate relationships enough to have a negative impact on a woman’s quality of life. more
Myofascial Pelvic Pain Syndrome
Myofascial Pelvic Pain Syndrome refers to pain in the muscles of the pelvic floor that is attributed to PFD. Sometimes it is called proctalgia fugax, coccygodynia, levator ani syndrome, pain in the muscles, or myalgia, can develop in three ways. more
Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
Pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD) refers to any disorder involving the muscles and organs of the pelvic floor. more
The vulva consists of the external genital organs of the female including the labia majora, labia minora, clitoris, and vestibule. more
What is Chronic Pelvic Pain?
Chronic pelvic pain is an important issue in women’s health care. It is typically defined as pain involving the pelvis, anterior abdominal wall, lower back, and/or buttocks and lasting greater than 6 months. It is a disorder that can have a significant negative impact on quality of life. more
What to Expect
Personal issues involving pelvic pain or intimacy are often difficult to address. No doubt you have many questions, not only about your own experiences but also about our expertise, our approach, our services and what you can expect as a result. To help, we've made a list of commonly asked questions, along with the answers. more