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Urinary Tract Infections
An infection anywhere in the urinary system, including kidneys, ureters, bladder, or urethra. Untreated bladder infections can sometimes travel up into the kidneys and cause severe, even life-threatening infections.
The term means "painful" and actually refers to several pain disorders that affects the female genitals. The most common form of vulvodynia is Vulvar Vestibulitis Syndrome (VVS) and is a group of disorders that affects the tiny glands that lie at the top and bottom of the vaginal opening. These are called "Skenes", "Batholins", and "Vestibular" glands.
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.
The main objectives of the Pelvic and Sexual Health Institute are to provide a multi-disciplinary approach to and state-of-the-art education, treatment and research for all individuals with pelvic floor disorders. The Pelvic and Sexual Health Institute began in 2000 and has educated and treated thousands of patients suffering with pelvic floor disorders, including, but not limited to, overactive bladder (urinary urgency frequency and/or leakage), IC, stress incontinence, pelvic pain, vulvodynia, pelvic floor dysfunction, prostate disorders, bowel disorders (irritable bowel syndrome/IBS), fecal incontinence, and sexual dysfunction.
We at the Pelvic and Sexual Health Institute are committed to the highest standard of patient care and we aim to provide comprehensive treatment options that consider the physical, emotional and sexual needs of every patient.
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