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  • | Lauren Peterson

    What is Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy? by Dr. Peterson

    I am Dr. Lauren Peterson, and I am a Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist in Oklahoma City. Many pelvic floorphysical therapists think of themselves as “Women’s Health Physical Therapist” and while I treat mostlywomen, I have plenty of men who come to me for pelvic floor dysfunction. I realize that wh... View Post
  • | Lauren Peterson

    Meet Dr. Lauren Peterson - A Pelvic Floor PT in Oklahoma City

    Who is Dr. Lauren Peterson? I am a wife, mother, and former professional ballerina. I cherish each of those roles. And each role hascontributed to where I am today, a pelvic floor physical therapist. As a wife, or rather a fiancé, my husband and I spoke a lot about our future. We are both driven ... View Post
  • | Caroline Knight

    Healing with Magnetic Therapy… Could Magnets Help You?

    Healing with magnetic therapy is something that has been going on for 2000 years or more. Magnetic therapy entails using the powerful field emitted by magnets to heal from various health conditions. You may be wondering what magnetic therapy is and how it works. If so, you have come to the right ... View Post
  • | Caroline Knight

    Treating Vaginismus with Vaginal Dilators

      Vaginismus is a painful and uncomfortable condition in which the muscles of the vagina can tighten and spasm at the attempt of penetration of any kind. The reasons for this can be physical or psychological – or both. Vaginismus leads to painful and/or difficult intercourse, often for both partn... View Post
  • | Tara Langdale

    My Battle with Vaginismus by Angelica

    Written by Angelica on Let the Good Thoughts Grow Blog - Reposted with Permission  Feb, 2019 19 was a year of many firsts for me, including the first time I was in a serious relationship. For a lot of young women, this also comes with the another first: the first time you have sex. I was no diffe... View Post
  • | Caroline Knight

    How Common is Vaginismus According to Statistics?

    Women with vaginismus often complain about feeling alone with the problem. It isn’t hard to imagine why that is, since there is unfortunately a lot of stigma and shame around discussing sexual conditions openly. For this reason, it is hard to be sure how common vaginismus really is. How many women are suffering in silence through embarrassment, or avoiding sex completely? So the question is: How common is vaginismus, really? View Post
  • | Caroline Knight

    All About Bacterial Vaginosis, the Vaginal Imbalance

    The first time you get bacterial vaginosis (BV), it can be a bit disturbing. However this imbalance is easily treated and avoidable with a little know-how.

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  • | Caroline Knight

    What Causes Dyspareunia? The 101 on Painful Sex

    If sexual intercourse is a problem, you might be wondering what causes dyspareunia. The reasons are varied and often tied to other physical or psychological conditions...

     

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VuVa Podcast

Tara Langdale-Schmidt is no stranger to pain. After all, she endured 11 surgeries for endometriosis starting at a young age. But when sex became impossible for her and her then-fiancé, and doctors were flummoxed, Langdale-Schmidt knew she had to take matters into her own hands. Her mother’s treatment for fibromyalgia sparked an idea when Langdale-Schmidt was finally diagnosed with vulvodynia, a painful condition involving the vulva, and magnetic dilators shaped like a vibrator were the answer to her prayers. Find out how she tested her product and took it to market on this episode of SheVentures.