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Allyson Augusta Shrikhande, MD, CMO

Dr. Allyson Shrikhande, a board certified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation specialist, is the Chief Medical Officer of Pelvic Rehabilitation Medicine. She is also the Chair of the Medical Education Committee for the International Pelvic Pain Society. She is working with other experts in the field of chronic pelvic pain to develop training modules for residents and physicians interested in learning about the diagnosis, treatment, and management of chronic pelvic pain. A leading expert on pelvic health and a respected researcher, author and lecturer, Dr. Shrikhande is a recognized authority on male and female pelvic pain diagnosis and treatment.

Articles by Allyson Augusta Shrikhande, MD, CMO

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Why Vaginismus Can Be So Difficult to Diagnose

Learn what vaginismus is, why it is so hard to diagnose and treatment options

Can Painful Bladder Syndrome Cause Painful Sex

Can Painful Bladder Syndrome Cause Painful Sex

Are you experiencing painful sex? Read our latest blog to learn what interstitial cystitis is, what causes flare ups and how you can manage your symptoms.

How Is Sex Different Postpartum

How Is Sex Different Postpartum?

Does sex change during postpartum? Pregnancy and childbirth impact the body in many ways. Here are 6 things you should know about sex and postpartum.

What is Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy

What Is Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy?

Learn what Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy is and the value it can bring to your overall health during Physical Therapy Awareness Month.

Pelvic Pain After Gender Affirmation Surgery

Pelvic Pain After Gender Affirmation Surgery

Learn how the pelvic floor changes after bottom surgery, pain symptoms to be aware of and how pain can be treated.

What Is Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome CPPS

What Is Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome (CPPS)?

For Pelvic Pain Awareness Month, learn more about what Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome (CPPS) is, its effects and how to treat it.

The Effects Of Stress On Pelvic Pain

The Effects Of Stress On Pelvic Pain

Learn how stress can impact pelvic pain and discover strategies to cope with stress.

Endometriosis Awareness Month

Endometriosis Awareness Month

Read to learn the very real impact of endometriosis on people’s lives and ways that it can be treated.

What Is Pudendal Neuralgia

What Is Pudendal Neuralgia?

Painful sex? It could be Pudendal Neuralgia. Take a deep dive into what Pudendal Neuralgia is, causes and common treatments.

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Painful Sex After A Hysterectomy

Hysterectomy post-surgery effects on the body can be distressing and disorienting, for some that includes experiencing pain with sex. Learn what to expect from sex after a hysterectomy.

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What Is Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder?

Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder, also known as restless genital syndrome or persistent sexual arousal syndrome, is a condition that causes uncontrollable, unwanted spontaneous sexual arousal without any sexual stimulation with or without orgasm.