Since starting my journey, I have compiled a list of useful resources and research articles which may help you stay on top of the evolving world of pelvic health and research.
This is by no means a complete list, and I will be adding new links continuously.
Below are a few articles that may be helpful to understanding your pelvic pain and to take with you to doctor appointments.
Similarities Between IC and Male Chronic Pelvic Pain
IC and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
Canadian Urological Association Guideline: Diagnosis and Treatment of Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome
American Urological Association Guideline: Diagnosis and Treatment of Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome
Interstitial Cystitis: An Unsolved Enigma
Clinical Diagnosis of Endometriosis
Diagnostic potential for Endometriosis: Menstrual Effluent
Applying the chronic care model via a multidisciplinary program for the care of women with Endometriosis
Tissue Dysfunction and Central Sensitization: A Review of Treatment Considerations
PT Madelaine Golec interviews psychologist Dr. Laura Katz about mental health and chronic pain + shares information about her pelvic pain program at McMaster University in Canada
How Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy is a Treatment Option for Pelvic Pain
Today’s Parent: Why French women don’t pee their pants when they laugh
Pelvic Floor Dysfunction may mimic IBS
Lisa’s Story: Why women are routinely silenced by medical professionals