ICS Institute - School of Pelvic Pain: Approach to Chronic Pelvic Pain and Sexual Dysfunction

Workshop 27

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Mauro Cervigni


Kristene E Whitmore


Karolynn Echols


Jane M Meijlink



Aims & Objectives

90 minutes
Pelvic Pain Syndromes / Sexual Dysfunction
chronic pelvic pain sexual dysfunction complementary medicine
Urogynaecology, Conservative Management

Overview of chronic pelvic pain (CPP) and complex of syndromes (lower urinary tract, genital pain, gastrointestinal, high tone pelvic floor dysfunction, neuropathic, psychological, and dyspareunia )

• Evaluation of CPP – complete history and physical to identify
• Discuss implications of CPP with sexual dysfunction
• Overview of female sexual dysfunction
• Management of CPP and sexual dysfunction- an overview of multi-modal treatment approach with the emphasis on an individualized approach, including therapies that are easily available and low budget.
• Discuss complementary medicine and pelvic floor physical therapy and its role in CPP/sexual dysfunction
• Interactive discussion time