On this episode of the Sexology podcast, I am joined by Dr. Holly Herman as we talk about how sex can be painful for many people and what we can do to address that. Painful intercourse can stem from a variety of reasons and causes. There are numerous causes for sexual pain.
There are fourteen pelvic floor muscles in three different layers. In this episode, we talk all about pelvic pain and pain during sexual activities. To find a physical therapist go to apta.org and click on ‘locate a PT’. You want to look for someone who has a specialty in women and men’s health.
- Common causes sexual pain for women
- Treating painful sex
- Tight pelvic floor muscles
- How to know if you’re healthy
- Expectations when seeing a physical therapist
- Length of treatment
- How to prevent injuries
- Finding a physical therapists
About Dr. Nazanin Moali
Dr. Nazanin Moali is a clinical psychologist, sex expert, sexologist and sex therapist in the Los Angeles area. Dr. Moali has helped couples and individuals overcome sexual concerns, including pornography addiction. Dr. Moali hosts confidential consultation sessions for clients and potential clients in her Torrance and Hermosa Beach offices. You can also book a session with her online, via a secure video-counseling platform.
About Dr. Holly Herman
Dr. Holly Herman has been a physical therapist for 43 years. She is passionate about sexual health in the LGBT community. Holly has authored numerous books, book chapters and peer-reviewed articles. She has won many accolades and awards. Holly believes all patients have the right to be heard, validated, understood and educated in their specific condition.
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