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NVA Launches Online Learning Program for Women with Vulvodynia

The NVA is pleased to announce the release of its first online learning program for women with vulvodynia – Everything You Need to Know About Vulvodynia. This self-guided, comprehensive program aims to empower women to make educated decisions about their health care, build strong partnerships with their health care providers and improve their quality of life. The tutorial covers gynecological/pelvic anatomy and physiology, diagnosis and treatment of vulvodynia, coping with chronic pain and practical advice on sexual/relationship issues. To view this tutorial, please visit:

[VIDEO] “Why Does Sex Hurt”, Public Educational Forum, July 2011”

  1. Welcome and Opening remarks – Dr. Lori Brotto
  2. Getting Help for Sexual Pain – Dr. Leslie Sadownik
  3. Is this a Sexual Problem or a Pain Condition – Dr. Sydney Thomson
  4. Is the Pain All In My Head – Why Therapy Can Work – Dr. Brooke Seal
  5. Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy for PVD – Marcy Dayan
  6. Final remarks and Audience QA

Understanding pain [VIDEO] “Understanding pain: What to do about it in less than 5 minutes”

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