To learn more about vaginismus and related disorders, as well as read a product review of Soul Source dilators, we suggest the following resource information.
American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT):
AASECT is a not-for-profit interdisciplinary organization whose members include sexuality educators, sex counselors, sex therapists, physicians, nurses, social workers, psychologists, marriage and family counselors and allied health professionals. AASECT is devoted to the promotion of sexual health by the development and advancement of the fields of sexual therapy, counseling and education.
American Physical Therapy Association, Section on Women’s Health:
The Section on Women’s Health (SOWH) is dedicated to the improvement of women’s health worldwide through a commitment to quality physical therapy practice. SOWH promotes and expands physical therapy’s role in the field of women’s health and wellness across the life span. It allows physical therapists, physical therapy assistants and students sharing a common interest in the problems and concerns of women to meet, confer and promote these interests. SOWH recently adopted a policy to provide product reviews. Soul Source dilators have been reviewed by the organization. Click here to view review. It can also be seen in the Journal of Women’s Health Physical Therapy, 29:2, Summer 2005.
Is Pelvic Floor Myalgia Causing Your Patient’s Dyspareunia? Jeffrey T. Jensen, MD, MPH. Pelvic floor myalgia is a treatable, although often unsuspected cause of insertional dyspareunia and pelvic pain. Dr. Jensen’s article provides information on diagnosing pelvic floor myalgia and proceeding with treatment. Contemporary OB/GYN October 2005, Volume 50, No. 10. Click here for article.
Instructions for At-home Vaginal Dilator Therapy for Vaginismus. Jillian Romm, RN, LCSW. Contemporary OB/GYN October 2005, Volume 50, No. 10. Click here for a PDF file.