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What are some of the conditions treated in the Pelvic and Sexual Health Institute?



Pelvic Floor Dysfunction (PFD)

there are two types of Pelvic Floor Dysfunction (PFD); low-tone PFD and high-tone PFD. Low-tone PFD refers to an inability to isolate and contract the pelvic floor musculature in the presence of weak or atrophic musculature, frequently resulting in impairment of muscle isolation, contraction and relaxation. Some resultant manifestations include, voiding dysfunction, urinary frequency, urgency and pelvic pain.

Interstitial Cystitis

Inflammation in the bladder wall that does not appear to come from an invasion of bacteria. Its cause is unkown. Symptoms and treatment vary considerably from person to person.

Fecal Incontinence

A condition that stems from relaxed or incompetent anal sphincter tone which results in the loss of bowel control.



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What are some of the conditions treated in the Pelvic and Sexual Health Institute?

  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse ("dropped" bladder, uterus, vagina, rectum)

  • Urinary Incontinence ("leakage")

  • Overactive Bladder

  • Urinary Tract Infections

  • Interstitial Cystitis

  • Vulvodynia (vulvar and vaginal pain)

  • Dyspareunia (pain with intercourse)

  • Sexual Dysfunction (difficulty with orgasm, arousal, desire)

  • Functional Bowel Disorders

  • Loss of Bowel Control (fecal incontinence)

  • Prostate Enlargement or Cancer

  • Pudendal Neuralgia


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