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How Physical Therapy Eases Painful Sex

Research reports that millions of the women feel severe pain before,during or after sexual intercourse. Reports suggest that estrogen and vaginal lubricants recommended by various doctors offer little or no relief from pain during penetration.

Pelvic floor physical therapy is a technique, which helps to relax and strengthen the muscles in the vaginal area.This can help in reducing tightness and improve the functioning of muscles.

How Physical Therapy Eases Painful Sex

Benefits of Physical Therapy

A physical therapy session will help you address all areas of thepelvic floor, including pelvic floor soft tissue, the muscles, skin, the bony pelvis, the pelvic organs like uterus and bladder, the hip joints, spine, abdominals and all the nerves running through the region.

This can also help reduce three causes of infertility in women like hormonal imbalances, pain during sex and adhesions (adhesions act as a glue and block the fallopian tubes, cover the ovaries and form the wall of theuterus).

Special methods of physical therapy can decrease internal scars, which can occur when the body heals from infections, surgery or endometriosis (uterine lining grows outside the uterus).

How Painful Sex can Affect Sex Life?

Painful sex is usually a nightmare for women. Many women report that sexual intercourse feels like a knife inside them. But thelack of sex can hurt the relationship between the couple. Women feel inadequate as a wife and husband feels thelack of fulfillment of sexual desire.

When to Consult a Doctor for Physical Therapy

Many women who suffer from this condition don’t seek the help they need and they go through the pain in silence. It is extremely important not to delay the diagnosis and treatment. The longer the sexual pain persists; it can lead to nerve pain and even dysfunction of thepelvic floor. This therapy also helps in improving your pregnancy chances.  So if you are looking for a cheaper, non-invasive and easier technique to treat infertility consult a doctor for physical therapy.

Lybrate is an easy tool where you can book an appointment and consult a sex therapist online. Lybrate makes it seamless and smooth for you to ask queries for free or get into one to one interaction with sex therapist on payment of fees online. You can find sex specialist in Bangalore or in any other city by usingour mobile app to communicate anonymously with doctors from various specialties.


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