May 29th, 2022

Next
A full text version of this article is available.
To access article obtain online access here or login
 
Title:
Successful Treatment of Orgasmic Dysfunction Using Specialized Physical Therapy: A Case Report
Authors:  Gayle B. Harris, M.D., and Meghan Markowski, DPT
 
BACKGROUND: Sexual dysfunction in women is a challenging and difficult problem to treat. There can be multiple etiologies for these problems, and they can present differently in patients. Practitioners and patients can become frustrated when treatment becomes elusive.

CASE: A patient complained of unilateral pelvic pain only with orgasm. Treatment involved specialized physical therapy.

CONCLUSION: Pelvic pain related to intercourse is a common complaint in gynecologic practice. Specialized physical therapy may play a role in resolving sexual dysfunction in certain patients. (J Reprod Med 2009;54:520-522)
Keywords:  pelvic pain; physical therapy (specialty); sexual dysfunction, physiological
   
   
  Acrobat Reader 7.0 is recommended to properly view and print the article.
Reader can be downloaded from