For some patients, a few sessions of physio will be enough.
For others, they will continue to manage their pelvic experience on an ongoing basis, and for those patients we advise self management and behavioural modification options.
Pelvic Relief is an excellent UK based website with great products.
Below are some examples of products we suggest.
Handheld home units
Neuromuscular stimulation – Neurotrac Pelvitone or Neurotrac Continence
Obstetric TeNS – Neurotrac Obstetric TeNS
Electromyography (EMG) – Neen Peritone available in UK; there are minimal affordable handheld EMG units available in South Africa for home use
Probes / electrodes
You do not have to source your own probe, but may want to replace one if yours has done its time:
Self management vaginal exercise options
Vaginal weights – Aquaflex Cones (UK)
Vaginal exerciser – Elvie (UK)
Lubricants – Astroglide (available local pharmacies), Yes (UK), Pjur (available online locally)
Dilators – Vaginal dilators 5 plastic or Vaginal dilators 6 polycarbonate or Vaginal dilators 5 silicon
Pelvic pain release – EZ wand (UK)
Erection vacuum pump device – Vacuret
Office seating – GetOne chair
Air cushion – Balance air cushion
Standing work space – Varidesk