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Early Trauma and Its Effect on Chronic Urogenital Pain

In Pelvic Pain by Elizabeth Akincilar6 Comments

By: Elizabeth Akincilar, PHRC Cofounder Another October, another International Pelvic Pain Society Annual Scientific Meeting has come and gone. This year, we gathered in Toronto, Canada to learn about the latest and greatest in the world of pelvic pain. It seemed fitting that the first lecture of the general meeting would discuss possible early contributors to chronic urogenital pain.  Dr. …

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The Peripheral Nervous System, Interstitial Cystitis, and Pelvic Pain

In Female Pelvic Pain, Male Pelvic Pain by pelv_admin6 Comments

  By Katie Hunter   I had the pleasure of attending Dr. Kenneth Peters’ lecture on the role of the Peripheral Nervous System(PNS) in the development and management of pelvic pain. Kenneth Peters, MD is a urologist practicing at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oaks, MI, who specializes in treating complex pelvic pain including interstitial cystitis. For more information on Dr. …

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Sexual Pain Part II: A Look at the Emotional Side of Things

In Female Pelvic Pain, Male Pelvic Pain by Stephanie PrendergastLeave a Comment

In part one of our blog on sexual pain, we covered many of the physiological issues surrounding sexual pain, in this follow up post, we’re taking a closer look at the emotional side of the things. So what are some of the emotional issues that those with sexual pain face? To answer this question we turned to two experts in the …

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Pelvic Pain in the News

In Female Pelvic Pain, Male Pelvic Pain by Stephanie and Liz Prendergast and Rummer1 Comment

Every couple of months, we plan to bring you a roundup of the coverage of pelvic pain in the news. Today’s post, our first roundup, contains a slew of interesting topics from the need for a greater understanding of the clitoris/brain connection to surprising news about male pelvic pain and IC to research-backed advice on pelvic floor-friendly bike riding.   …