Pain from Lichen Sclerosus: The Fundamentals

Pain from Lichen Sclerosus: The Fundamentals

Introduction Do you have pain from lichen sclerosus? Does the pain make it hard to sit, walk, have sex, and more? Are you looking for things to help manage your pain? Look no further! In today’s blog post, I will discuss pain from lichen sclerosus and what you can do to help manage your pain. This post is mainly based on my lived experience with lichen sclerosus. In my next blog post, I will discuss chronic pain and lichen sclerosus from an evidence-based perspective. This will include complex vulvar pain that persists even after the patient is in remission and what to do if that is your case. Pain from Lichen Sclerosus Pain from lichen sclerosus is a common symptom. While many of us experience pain from lichen sclerosus, that pain presents differently for each person. For example, some folks may rate their pain as mild-moderate. In contrast, others will…
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Pain Relief Without Pills: Ashlie Crewe’s Guide to Treating Persistent Pelvic Pain

Pain Relief Without Pills: Ashlie Crewe’s Guide to Treating Persistent Pelvic Pain

Do you suffer from persistent pelvic pain and have been told that it is “all in your head”? If so, you are not alone. Ashlie Crewe, a Physical Therapist with a Psychology degree, embarks on a journey to help patients manage their chronic pain using neuroscience, only to find her own trial by fire as she discovers a unique way to challenge a patient's overprotective nervous system. "The beautiful thing, good and bad, is that physical therapists, we're not allowed to prescribe medicine in the United States. So I think one of the cool things about my job then is we're really taught to work with the human body, and we're not allowed to order imaging, we're not allowed to prescribe medications.” Who is Ashlie Crewe? Ashlie Crewe is a Pelvic Health physical therapist and teacher/mentor to Pelvic Health physical therapists across the United States. She has a passion for…
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