Vaginismus Tag

Vaginismus: A Client’s Story

Women should not suffer in silence.  Here is a summary of a client's personal experience with vaginismus, now known as genito-pelvic pain/penetration disorder. 'After years of disappointment with trying to find a solution for my condition and just before starting pelvic floor physiotherapy, I had already...

Sex Ed for Kids

Guest blog by Melissa Wong, Registered Physiotherapist Given the recent media coverage and heated discussion over the new Sexual Education Curriculum in Ontario, I thought that this topic would be quite appropriate to blog about. Whether or not you support the new curriculum, most parents will...

Vaginismus: How Can Sex Therapy Help?

By Adrienne Bairstow, MSW RSW Individual, Couple and Sex Therapist Vaginismus refers to the involuntary contraction of the vaginal muscles that occurs when attempting to insert something into the vagina.  This may occur with intercourse, tampon insertion or pelvic exams.  Women and their partners often describe it...



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