Digital Chapter Package #1: Explaining Pain ("Down There")
Specific Chapters from the DVD Healing the Pain 'Down There': A Gude for Females with Peristent Genital & Sexual Pain.
These specific chapters on explaining pain are great for women’s health care providers and patients alike who are looking to understand how pain is processed in the mind and body and the interrelated triggers for pain in the pelvic region. Use these chapters for patient education pre-office visit.
- Chapter 1: Welcome Message 7:06
Hear from the Chronic Pelvic Pain Sufferer who will walk this journey with you
- Chapter 2: Content Providers: Explaining Pain 15:05
Health Care Professionals explain how pain is processed in the mind and body
- Chapter 3: Pelvic, Genital, and Sexual Pain in Women 25:11
Learn the common yet often under-diagnosed interralted triggers for pain in the pelvis
- Chapter 5: Vestibulitis or Vestibulodynia (Vulvodynia) 6:50
Learn about the number one cause of vaginal entrance pain, how you can self-test, and what to do about it
- Chapter 6: The Pelvic Floor: An Overview 8:37
Introduction to physical therapy. Learn about the threshold of pain and how to move it
- Chapter 30: Prevention: Sports Related Injury 3:44
Preventing Chronic Pelvic Pain Disorders in young women
- Bonus Feature 19:30
Carin Willis, IC Patient/Advocate & Founder/Executive Director of Bridge for Pelvic Pain, interviews Robert Echenberg, MD about IC/Chronic Pelvic Pain and using and integrative approach.
- Helping with Constipation Handout:
Learn the different ways that Over the Counter agents and fiber products assist with minimizing constipation.
- Vaginal Health Guide Handout
Guidelines to adhere to for overall vaginal health, but particularly for the condition Vulvar Vestibulodynia ("Vestibulitis"). Testing yourself for this condition in particular is included in the chapter content.