By: Ashley Johnson
Fixing a problem often starts with talking about that problem, but when it’s something like pelvic pain, pain during sex or leakage, this can be a difficult, but necessary step. As we leave Pelvic Pain and Mental Health Awareness Month, there’s no better time to help those who may have been suffering in silence take a step toward treatment. According to the Mayo Clinic, 1 in 4 women experience this leakage (also known as incontinence,) and the American College of Gynecology and Obstetrics reports that as many as 75% of women will experience pain with sex at some point. And it’s not all just the elderly or pregnant and postpartum women. This means that it’s not only likely, it’s highly likely that you’ve met someone experiencing either of these issues. But how often have you felt comfortable enough to talk about it?
Meet Your Therapist
Jessica has been in Austin, TX for the past four years. She grew up in Idaho and attended PT school at Idaho State University. She completed an Orthopaedic Residency and became a Board Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist in 2016.