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Episode 99: Q&A Painful Sex and Sexual Intimacy

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Episode 99: Q&A Painful Sex and Sexual Intimacy

 

Today, Anita and Jessie answer YOUR questions about painful sexual intimacy – including what the pain might mean, how to seek help, and remedies!

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Resources and References:

 

Episode 8 of To Birth & Beyond Podcast: Internal Pelvic Pain

Book: Why Pelvic Pain Hurts (written by 3 Physiotherapists) 

Shelly Prosko – Canadian Physiotherapist – PhysioYoga (online programs including for pelvic floor relaxation for pelvic pain)

Information for individuals with pelvic pain: www.pelvichealthsolutions.ca

Find a pelvic health physiotherapist in Canada: www.pelvichealthsolutions.ca

Find a pelvic health physiotherapist globally: https://pelvicguru.com/directory/

Video: tips for internal pelvic pain https://www.holistichealthphysio.com/single-post/2017/09/30/Find-out-how-to-get-rid-of-internal-pelvic-pain

Video: cesarean scar massage https://www.holistichealthphysio.com/single-post/2017/04/28/Cesarean-Scar-Release

 

 

Time Stamps:

 

1:03 – What we are talking about today: addressing questions about painful sex!

2:06 – Why is vaginal penetration pleasurable in some positions, but painful in others? Are there specific positions Anita would recommend?

6:04 – If we have sex for “too long” it becomes painful – almost like a burning sensation – why?

11:52 – Why might sex (vaginal penetration) be painful after a C-section?

16:34 – Clitoral touch sensation is too much lately. This is new…why?

19:05 – What are the options when you can’t see a pelvic floor physical therapist?

25:17 – Will it [pain during sexual intimacy] get better naturally over time?

29:25 – Show wrap up!