Instructions for Internal Massage & Vaginal Dilator Therapy
Instructions for Internal Massage
– by Amy Stein, DPT
Instructions for at-home Vaginal Dilator Therapy for Vaginismus and Related Conditions
– Jillian Romm, RN, LCSW. Contemporary OB/GYN
Choosing a Vaginal Dilator
Providing several solutions for vaginal health, Soul Source offers a wide range of vaginal dilators. So, in order to help you choose the right dilator, here are some quick tips to complement the recommendation of your Qualified Medical Practitioner (QMP)… Read more
Vaginal Dilators for Dyspareunia
Dyspareunia, or pain during intercourse, can be more than a little irritating—it can be debilitating, both to your sex life and your everyday comfort. Thankfully, it can also be remedied… Read more
International Guidelines on Vaginal Dilation after Pelvic Radiotherapy
Produced by the International Clinical Guideline Group, chaired by Dr Tracie Miles, President, National Forum of Gynaecological Oncology Nurses, UK. The purpose of these guidelines is to clarify the evidence and offer expert opinion with respect to the use of vaginal dilation for women having radical or adjuvant pelvic radiotherapy. Read the Guidelines.
EVB Shorts Clinical Studies
Sophie Reynolds (Second year physiotherapy student, funded from the RCSI Research Summer School 2014))
Mary Boyd, MMedSc, MEd, MScLHPE
School of Physiotherapy, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
Physiological, Metabolic, Perceptual and Psychological Responses during Treadmill Running in Women with a History of Urinary Incontinence: Effect of Wearing Traditional and Specially Designed Sports Briefs
Sinead E Sheridan, BScZainab Ghrefa, MDNiall M Moyna, PhD
Coggins J.,Cartwright R., Bergmann J. 1. Chiaro Technology Ltd., Faculty of Medicine, School of Public Health, Imperial College London., The Institute of Biomedical Engineering, University of Oxford.
Reproducibility and genital sparing with a vaginal dilator used for female anal cancer patients.
Briere TM, Crane CH, Beddar S, Bhosale P, Mok H, Delclos ME, Krishnan S, Das P.,Department of Radiation Physics, University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas
Can an educational intervention improve compliance with vaginal dilator use in patients treated with radiation for a gynecological malignancy?
Brand AH, Do V, Stenlake A., Department of Gynecological Oncology, Westmead Hospital, New South Wales, Australia
From “sex toy” to intrusive imposition: a qualitative examination of women’s experiences with vaginal dilator use following treatment for gynecological cancer.
Cullen K, Fergus K, Dasgupta T, Fitch M, Doyle C, Adams L., Department of Psychology, York University, Toronto, Canada.
Determination of prognostic factors for vaginal mucosal toxicity associated with intravaginal high-dose rate brachytherapy in patients with endometrial cancer.
Bahng AY, Dagan A, Bruner DW, Lin LL., Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Simple strategies for vaginal health promotion in cancer survivors.
Carter J, Goldfrank D, Schover LR., Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
Vulvovaginal chronic graft-versus-host disease with allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.
Stratton P, Turner ML, Childs R, Barrett J, Bishop M, Wayne AS, Pavletic S., Reproductive Biology and Medicine Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland
Treating vulvovaginal atrophy/genitourinary syndrome of menopause: how important is vaginal lubricant and moisturizer composition?
D. Edwards and N. Panay
Claridges Barn, Charlbury Road, Chipping Norton, Oxon, UK; Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea Hospital and Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Imperial College, London, UK
Interventions to address sexual problems in people with cancer
L. Barbera et al