Treating Complex Pelvic Pain w/ Maria Elliot
Pelvic pain is complex. It’s often a mystery for many patients and practitioners alike but it isn’t all doom and gloom.
There’s hope 💙
On today’s In Your Pants episode, I chat with one of UK’s leading Female Health specialists and Pelvic and Abdominal Physiotherapists specializing in Post-Natal Rehab and Complex Pelvic Pain Recovery.
Maria Elliot takes us through the ins and outs of pelvic health therapy and encourages us to treat the whole person and not just their symptoms.
“We need to heal on all levels” - Maria Elliot
In this episode you’ll learn:
How pain recovery requires a multimodal approach
Some of the commonly believed myths around pelvic pain
The role your nervous system has in pain
How safe, non-painful touch can change the brain’s interpretation of threat which means less pain, yay 😃
Why you need to take a Google holiday when you’re in pain
How you can start building your own pain “toolkit”
Actionable steps you can take to help with pelvic pain
How to get back to life with the tools you learn from your “coaches”
Resources mentioned in the podcast:
Waking the Tiger by Peter Levine