Proactive Pelvic Health

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...

Pfilates at Proactive!

Many of you may be familiar with the very popular fitness form of Pilates, but did you ever imagine there would be a pilates exercise program specifically for your pelvic floor muscles? Pfilates was developed by Dr. Bruce Crawford, a Urogynecologist from the USA.  His research...

March is Endometriosis Month!

Endometriosis can be a debilitating condition that may significantly disrupt a woman’s quality of life.  I think it is only fair that we try and spread more awareness about this condition.  So what exactly is Endometriosis?  The tissue found within the uterus is known as...



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