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Why Does Pudendal Neuralgia Come and Go?

Why Does Pudendal Neuralgia Come and Go?

According to the Global Library of Women's Medicine, 1% of the population experiences Pudendal Neuralgia and 4% of chronic pelvic pain is due to Pudendal Neuralgia. In order to understand why pudendal neuralgia comes and goes, we need to first understand where the...

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Pudendal Nerve Blocks: Are They Safe?

Pudendal Nerve Blocks: Are They Safe?

Where is the Pudendal Nerve? As found in my blog, How to Diagnose and Treat Pudendal Neuralgia, "The Pudendal nerve is the lower section of a series of nerves that comes from the lower back and sacrum called the Sacral Plexus.  The Pudendal nerve comes out of the S2-5...

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Is Pudendal Neuralgia Permanent?

Is Pudendal Neuralgia Permanent?

What is Pudendal Neuralgia? As stated in my previous blog, "Neuralgia refers to a damaged or irritated nerve and can occur in any nerve. It is typically associated with a burning or shooting pain, and when involving the Pudendal nerve the pain is felt in the pelvic...

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Best Step by Step Pudendal Neuralgia Exercises

Best Step by Step Pudendal Neuralgia Exercises

Pudendal Neuralgia is the irritation or inflammation of the pudendal nerve which branches off of the lower nerves of the sacrum. It then branches off into three regions going to the vagina/penis, the middle area (perineum), and the rectal area (anus). You will find...

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Who Diagnoses and Treats Pudendal Neuralgia?

Who Diagnoses and Treats Pudendal Neuralgia?

If you are reading this blog, chances are that you suspect having a Pudendal nerve issue or have been told that you have Pudendal Neuralgia. The symptoms of Pudendal Neuralgia typically include sharp, stabbing, prickling, or shooting sensations in the pelvic area and...

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What is Pudendal Neuralgia and How is it Diagnosed?

What is Pudendal Neuralgia and How is it Diagnosed?

Neuralgia refers to a damaged or irritated nerve and can occur in any nerve. It is typically associated with a burning or shooting pain, and when involving the Pudendal nerve the pain is felt in the pelvic region. Now, this blog series is intended to dissect the issue...

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Can Emsella Chair Therapy Make Incontinence Worse?

Can Emsella Chair Therapy Make Incontinence Worse?

Urinary incontinence is more prevalent than ever before and is one of the many symptoms of pelvic floor dysfunction. Despite the stereotype, I see pelvic floor dysfunction with or without incontinence, in people in their late teens to twenties quite often. If you have...

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Who Is Pelvic Floor Therapy For?

Who Is Pelvic Floor Therapy For?

Most people think pelvic floor therapy is for those with incontinence, prolapse, pain in their testicles, penile pain, or painful intercourse. Unfortunately, this false thinking is not just among the general public but many specialists such as gynecologists,...

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Is Pelvic Floor Therapy Covered By Insurance?

Is Pelvic Floor Therapy Covered By Insurance?

Pelvic floor dysfunction is on the rise and there is a shortage of providers to treat it. One of the questions most patients have is if the treatment for pelvic floor dysfunction is covered by insurance. The issue for the providers is that when accepting insurance...

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