The Role of Physical Therapy in Female Sexual Dysfunction Current Sexual Health Reports, June 2008

Rosenbaum, Talli

Healthy sexual function requires physical, mental, and emotional well-being. Physical presentations that may limit sexual activity include decreased mobility, alterations in sensation, decreased genital circulation and pain. Physical therapists play an important role in facilitating optimal sexual function by providing treatment to restore function, improve mobility and relieve pain. This article illustrates, through four case reports, the importance of physiotherapy in the multidisciplinary approach to the treatment of female sexual dysfunction.