Low-Level Laser Therapy

Posted by on Feb 24, 2017 in Uncategorized, Visceral Pain, Vulvodynia

Low-level laser therapy (LLLT) is a form of cold laser which uses only light energy to stimulate healing at the cellular level. Here you see expert pelvic physical therapist, Luba Starostiak, treating a patient who has an acute flare of mid back pain after receiving chiropractic manipulation in another clinic. Cold laser can quickly calm a painful area. The patient does not feel any heat from its use hence the term “cold laser”. Clinical applications include use in wound healing, tissue regeneration, and pain reduction. LLLT promotes vasodilation which improves blood supply and...

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Dr. Pamela Morrison Lecture on Physical Therapy and Vulvar Pain

Posted by on Aug 1, 2015 in Vulvodynia

Dr. Pamela Morrison lectures on the physical therapy evaluation of vulvar pain, including orthopedic and pelvic floor exam, at the International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Diseases 2015 in front of international physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and physical therapists.

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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 presentation.

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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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Pain-free Intercourse Now From a Patient Suffering from Localized Provoked Vestibulodynia/Vulvodynia Under Our Care for 5 Months

Posted by on Feb 18, 2015 in Testimonials, Vulvodynia

Her email… Hi Dr. Pam –I just wanted to share this with you because you’ve been such an important part of my getting better. I was able to have a PAIN FREE experience with the boyfriend – finally! I can successfully say there was a zero on the pain scale (first time in my life) and I couldn’t be more thrilled. Didn’t want to wait to share this until my next appointment with you – it’s too exciting! Thank you so much for all that you’ve done – couldn’t get to this point without you!!! See you soon —...

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Pelvic Floor Muscle Dysfunction

Posted by on Mar 24, 2014 in Pelvic Floor Muscle Dysfunction, Vulvodynia

Physical Therapy for Painful Intercourse Related to Pelvic Floor Muscle Dysfunction and Vulvodynia Sofie has made wonderful progress with physical therapy. Her sessions were comprised of various manual therapies applied to her pelvic girdle, spine, hips, perineum, and pelvic floor muscles. She also utilized a home surface EMG biofeedback unit to learn how to relax and downtrain her overactive pelvic floor muscles. Her first surface EMG test revealed a resting tone of 6.79uv (green line) with many noted spikes or spasms occurring. After 4 months of PT having 1-2 sessions per week, we see a...

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