SEXUAL PAIN AFFECTS UP TO 1 IN 5 WOMEN.

You are not alone. Don’t let pain or embarrassment hold you back any longer. Our experienced pelvic physios can help you get your life back!

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THE 4 MOST COMMON CONDITIONS OF SEXUAL PAIN OR PELVIC PAIN, AND HOW THEY CAN BE TREATED

You might be surprised by how many Australian women experience conditions such as
female sexual pain, an overactive pelvic floor muscle, sexual pain post gynaecological cancer
treatment, and persistent genital arousal disorder (PGAD). Learn more about these common
conditions below:

Female Sexual Pain

Female sexual pain can be caused by many different and specific conditions. We discuss how each condition fits in the ‘cycle of pain’ and our top tips to manage sexual pain.

Overactive Pelvic
Floor Muscle (PFM)

Pain during intercourse, erectile dysfunction and the inability to empty the bladder or bowel are all signs of an overactive pelvic floor muscle. Like other muscles, it can be treated with physio.

Sexual Pain Post
Gynaecological Cancer Treatment

Some women can experience sexual pain after a vulvectomy or hysterectomy surgery. Is it possible to ever enjoy sex again, post surgery? We find out.

Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder

This uncomfortable disorder is often misunderstood. Let’s break down the myths and identify the treatments available for those with PGAD.

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT SEXUAL PAIN AND PELVIC
PAIN DISORDERS AND TREATMENTS

Life & Love-Making After Vaginismus

Life becomes difficult, painful, and sometimes even impossible for women with Vaginismus to have sexual intercourse, insert a tampon, or undergo a gynecological exam. With the right treatment, pain can be overcome.

The Impact of Overactive Pelvic Floor Muscles

An inability to relax the pelvic floor muscles can actually affect your quality of life. We reveal some causes and guide you on how to relax pelvic floor muscles.

The Uncomfortable Truth About Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder (PGAD)

Not as fun as it sounds; PGAD is defined by a relentless feeling of genital congestion, often accompanied by pelvic pain. We discuss the uncomfortable symptoms and breakthrough treatments.

How Gynaecological Surgery Can Affect Your Sexual Function – And How to Treat It

Gynaecological surgeries can affect your ability to enjoy sex. Here’s everything you need to know about recovering from surgery, possible effects on your sex life, and the options for treatment.

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The Sydney Pelvic Clinic team of physiotherapists in Sydney provide this information for people who might be experiencing sexual dysfunction, sexual pain or pelvic pain – specifically related to persistent Genital Arousal Disorder, Female Sexual Pain, and Sexual Pain Post Gynaecological Surgery. If you or someone you know is experiencing any of these health challenges please encourage them to seek help to manage their symptoms and improve their quality of life. While Sydney Pelvic Health Clinic makes every effort to ensure the information in this website is accurate and informative, this information does not take the place of one-on-one professional or medical advice. Do not use this information to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease, or as a substitute for a consultation with our trained health professionals. Sydney Pelvic Clinic is located in Bondi Junction in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs, and provides physio-led exercise classes, massage therapies, and physiotherapy services with experienced pelvic physios who can help with any pelvic injury or persistent pelvic pain. Consultations are private and confidential, and can be booked online or by calling the Bondi Junction clinic.

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