pelvic pain

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Although endometriosis is the most common condition identified among women with dysmenorrhea and chronic pelvic pain, its evaluation and management presents many challenges to practicing clinicians. This lecture will provide participants with a practical and state-of-the art approach to the care of...

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Pelvic pain is a global problem affecting people across the gender spectrum through a limitation of quality of life, a loss of pleasure, and often a loss of hope for recovery. This session will outline the interdisciplinary options for taking advantage of current pain science as a framework to...

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It is estimated that up to 21% of women worldwide experience significant pain during intercourse at some point in their lifetime. Research shows that most women suffer in silence for years before they obtain proper care. Pain during intercourse, or dyspareunia, can be classified into superficial...

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Sexual pain affects almost 20% of women across the world and in the United States somewhere between 8% and 20% depending on who you read. It’s been associated with a lot of physical disability, sexual dysfunction, psychiatric disability and excessive healthcare costs. The problem is because it’s...

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AbbVie, a research based global biopharmaceutical company, announced this week that the FDA has issued approval for ORILISSATM, the company’s trade name for elagolix, for the treatment of moderate to severe pain associated with endometriosis. Developed in cooperation with Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc...

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When pelvic pain strikes, the impact is catastrophic. In this talk, we will uncover how the musculoskeletal system contributes to this debilitating condition. Pelvic floor muscle dysfunction is associated with pelvic pain, and prevalence estimates in various pelvic pain conditions, including...

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The International Pelvic Pain Society (IPPS) has again designated the month of May as Pelvic Pain Awareness Month. The intent of the IPPS is to advance the discussion of chronic pelvic pain, the positive impact of accurate diagnosis, and what practitioners and patients can do. Chronic pelvic pain is...

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Dysmenorrhea is the most common pain disorder among women, estimated to affect 40% to 90% of women in their reproductive years. Up to 20% of women report menstrual pain severe enough to interfere with usual activities. As such, it is a leading cause of school and work absenteeism in young women....

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Sexual pain, or dyspareunia is estimated to affect over one-fifth of women worldwide, and can often be found along with interstitial cystitis, irritable bowel syndrome and/or sexual abuse. Yet despite the negative impact on women's lives, the condition is often unrecognized, undiagnosed, and...

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A "resolution of symptoms" is highly possible for pelvic issues such as incontinence. Physical therapist Sandy Hilton explains how biofeedback can help this problem, and other pelvis issues. 

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