Healing Painful Sex • Book
Note: This book uses gendered language throughout. However, its lessons can be applied to anyone with a vagina who experiences pelvic pain.
In Healing Painful Sex, Deborah Coady, MD and Nancy Fish use their combined professional expertise as a doctor and therapist who specialize in sexual pain to provide readers with an understanding of its many causes and how to treat them, from both a physical and psychological standpoint.
Organized into three parts-naming the problem, getting a diagnosis, and overcoming pain--Healing Painful Sex includes medical checklists, illustrations, vignettes based on interviews with [people] and their healthcare professionals, treatment options, and guidance for moving forward after healing. Coady and Fish speak honestly and directly to sexual pain sufferers' experiences, helping them address the problem of chronic pain, understand and prevent misdiagnoses, define medical terms and conditions, and regain sexual joy.
This book has a paperback cover and is 400 total pages in length.