Posts made in July, 2015

Is Pelvic Congestion Syndrome Causing Your Pelvic Pain?

Posted by on Jul 30, 2015 in Pelvic Congestion Syndrome

Ongoing pelvic pain in both men and women can be caused by a number of conditions. One such disorder—pelvic congestion syndrome—generally arises in individuals between 20 and 45 years of age. Symptoms include pain in the pelvis, abdomen, groin or genital area. Typically, the pain is severe and experienced as “dull” rather than “sharp.” Pelvic congestion syndrome patients may also experience fatigue, rectal pain, an urge to urinate, lumbosacral neuropathy, and/or depression. A common cause of pelvic congestion syndrome are varicosities in the pelvic region. These are varicose veins—much the...

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NYU Kimmel Center for University Life

Posted by on Jul 28, 2015 in Social Media, Vulvodynia

Dr. Pamela Morrison teaches about sexual/pelvic pain and dysfunction at the International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Diseases at a round table...

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Vulvovaginal Diseases

Posted by on Jul 28, 2015 in Vulvodynia

Dr. Morrison is currently attending the International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Diseases meeting in NYC. One amazing lecture given showed microscopy of vulvar and vestibule tissue. Lecture entitled “Confocal Microscopic Studies of Regional Matrix Remodeling in Localized Provoked Vestibulodynia and Asymptomatic Genital Tissue” by Sarah Caveglia, MPH. Truly amazing!

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International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Diseases World Congress Meeting

Posted by on Jul 24, 2015 in Uncategorized

Next week Dr. Pamela Morrison is excited to be speaking at the International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Diseases World Congress Meeting, being held in New York City, on the topic of physical therapy evaluation of vulvar pain! ‪#‎vulvodynia‬ To read more click here

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Female and Male Pelvic Congestion Syndrome (PCS)

Posted by on Jul 22, 2015 in Uncategorized

Pelvic congestion syndrome is a chronic condition that affects women and men and can be a cause of chronic pelvic pain. Typical age effected is between 20 and 45 years old. Patients with pelvic congestion syndrome complain of a severe dull ache or pain in the abdomen, pelvis, groin, and/or genitalia. This can be a result of pelvic varicosities- varicose veins present similar to varicose veins of the legs. Because of vein wall weakness and inability of the vein to return the blood effectively, pressure in the vein increases as blood pools or remains in the pelvic vein. This causes pressure...

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