Our mission is to provide you with all the information you need to make the best and most educated decisions regarding your care. There are many additional resources that we encourage you to explore. These resource links will help you learn more about the services and conditions you are interested in.
The American Urogynecologic Society – www.augs.org
Founded in 1979, is the premier society dedicated to research and education in urogynecology, and the detection, prevention and treatment of female lower urinary tract disorders and pelvic floor disorders.
The AUGS Foundation – www.mypelvichealth.org
The AUGS Foundation is a helpful resource to promote bladder health and improve pelvic awareness. With the click of a mouse, patients can access information regarding pelvic floor disorders including bladder control problems such as overactive bladder and incontinence, pelvic prolapse, bowel control problems and sexuality.
The American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists – www.aagl.org
A professional medical association of doctors dedicated to the research and advancement of minimally invasive gynecologic procedures. The AAGL membership is made up of approximately 4,000 global members located in more than 60 countries worldwide.
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists – www.acog.org
A nonprofit organization of women’s health care physicians advocating highest standards of practice, continuing member education and public education.
Interstitial Cystitis Association – www.ichelp.org
Founded in 1984, the ICA is the only not-for-profit association solely dedicated to helping all those living with interstitial cystitis (IC), as well as the healthcare providers and researchers who strive to improve the lives of IC patients.
National Association For Continence – www.nafc.org
A national, private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of people with incontinence, voiding dysfunction and related pelvic floor disorders. NAFC’s purpose is to be the leading source for public education and advocacy about the causes, prevention, diagnosis, treatments and management alternatives for incontinence.
ObGyn.net is a peer reviewed Web site for women’s health, obstetrics, gynecology and forums. They bring medical professionals, industry experts and women patients together so as to share knowledge and advance women’s health care globally.
The International Pelvic Pain Society – www.pelvicpain.org
The International Pelvic Pain Society serves as a forum for professional and public education regarding chronic pelvic pain which affects millions of men and women. Special skill in physical examination and history taking is necessary to uncover all sources of the patient’s pain. New surgical and medical therapies are available.
The National Women’s Health Resource Center – www.healthywomen.org
Celebrating 20 years of providing women in-depth, objective, physician-approved information on a broad range of women’s health issues. With more than 100 topics in the health library, including the latest medical advancements in each field, women often turn to the National Women’s Health Resource Cener to answer their most pressing and personal health care questions.
The Society for Women’s Health Research – www.womenshealthresearch.org
The nation’s only non-profit organization whose mission is to improve the health of all women through research, education and advocacy. The Society encourages the study of sex differences between women and men that affect the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease.
www.vaginismus.com – Helping women overcome sexual pain
Vaginismus is an involuntary spasm of the muscles surrounding the vagina and considered a disorder of sexual dysfunction. Click the above link to obtain more information on the cure for vaginismus including books, treatment kits, vaginal dilators and a professional self-help program.
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