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In Your Pants with Dr. Susie G

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Dr. Susie G is the physiotherapist for your privates. She'll answer questions for you and help keep embarrassing search history off your browser. Get in the know, down below! Get in the know ‘down below' with Dr. Susie Gronski and her guests as she demystifies the stigmas around sexual health and taboo subjects like poop and private parts. Dr. Susie Gronski is a doctor of physical therapy and a board certified pelvic rehabilitation practitioner. She provides real advice without the medical fluff, sorta' like a friend who knows the lowdown down below. Copyright: 2017 by Susie Gronski

Dr. Susie G is the physiotherapist for your privates. She'll answer questions for you and help keep embarrassing search history off your browser. Get in the know, down below! Get in the know ‘down below' with Dr. Susie Gronski and her guests as she demystifies the stigmas around sexual health and taboo subjects like poop and private parts. Dr. Susie Gronski is a doctor of physical therapy and a board certified pelvic rehabilitation practitioner. She provides real advice without the medical fluff, sorta' like a friend who knows the lowdown down below. Copyright: 2017 by Susie Gronski

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Dr. Susie G is the physiotherapist for your privates. She'll answer questions for you and help keep embarrassing search history off your browser. Get in the know, down below! Get in the know ‘down below' with Dr. Susie Gronski and her guests as she demystifies the stigmas around sexual health and taboo subjects like poop and private parts. Dr. Susie Gronski is a doctor of physical therapy and a board certified pelvic rehabilitation practitioner. She provides real advice without the medical fluff, sorta' like a friend who knows the lowdown down below. Copyright: 2017 by Susie Gronski

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@DrSusieG

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English


Episodes

The Truth of Male Sexual Desire

11/15/2021
Dr. Murray uncovers how and when the shift happens when men say they don’t feel “as much as a man as I used to,” and worry if their partner is thinking the same thing. Delving into the challenges of how men can be authentic in expressing their sexual desires when the chasm of expectations and standards keeps them hiding their true sexual health and concerns. Her favorite finding from the research was discovering how deeply men wanted to feel sexually desired, physically cared for, close to...

Duration:00:40:25

Sex and Dating with Disability and Chronic Illness

10/5/2021
I really appreciated Dr. Lee’s perspective on mindful dating and red flags to watch out for , tips for partners, and the gap between sexual health and medical care for disability and chronic illness.Dr. Lee Phillips specializes in couples sex therapy and lectures on topics including sexuality, chronic pain, anxiety and stress management, caregiving stress, depression in the elderly, mindfulness and cognitive strategies for chronic pain, reclaiming sexuality for couples with chronic illness,...

Duration:00:47:48

Novelist Tim Parks on Pelvic Pain to Inner Peace

8/17/2021
What happened when British author Tim Parks wrote down his personal experience with pelvic pain? A major US publisher said nobody wants to read about prostate and bladder concerns. They were wrong: Teach Us to Sit Still by Tim Parks was one of the first books I read on male pelvic pain and has empowered others to make their own journey out of pain. Tim shares his own struggles, triumphs, and gems in this episode. He’ll encourage you to drop the worry, be open to new possibilities for what...

Duration:01:02:38

Mind, Gut, and Pelvic Floor Connection

7/20/2021
Your bladder, bowel, digestive system, and genitals all hang together; and just like the muscles and organs down there aren’t in isolation, neither is your brain. The digestive system changes in how it functions when under stress and anxiety, and these psychological challenges come in all shapes and sizes. . I chatted with Dr. Alyse Bedell a GI Health Psychologist and Assistant Professor at the University of Chicago. She received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Northwestern...

Duration:00:40:31

Lower Back pain & Sexual Dysfunction: Its All Connected

6/22/2021
Pooping, peeing, and sex (our body’s basic physiological functions!) are just as important for our well-being as good nutrition and daily movement are for a healthy body Everything’s connected: nerves from the spinal cord and lower back connect with the pelvic floor and impact the penis, bladder, and bowel. Addressing our basic physiological functions allow the nervous system to dial down, and allow us to feel confident and safe: just like eating a chunk of broccoli nourishes our body with...

Duration:00:50:57

Butt and vagina-friendly lube 💦

6/4/2021
What’s toxic for a vagina is toxic for your rectum! Iso-osmotic lubricants (like those formulated by Wendy Strgar, founder and CEO Good Clean Love,) prevent transmission of sexually transmitted diseases, don’t damage vaginal and anal tissues, and increases arousal. Getting lube savvy includes learning about the vaginal microbiome, helping you better show up for intimate partners with awareness and support, and by nature learn about your own absorptive and delicate anal microbiome. . Wendy...

Duration:00:45:25

Sex, Trauma, and The Pelvic Floor

4/20/2021
There’s a dilemma between what you want to happen, and the anticipatory fear of pain during sex. The protective mechanism is always there to protect you: it’s automatic and anticipatory, but you’re still able to define your values around sex and communicate your needs and concerns as a man experiencing pain during sex. The context of painful sex is interconnected with social, cultural, and relationships values. How do you define your values in the lens of the biopsychosocial approach? Get a...

Duration:00:49:28

Poop, Pee and Sex after Spinal Cord Injury

3/17/2021
A spinal cord injury can result in loss of function, feeling and mobility. This can also include changes in sexual function, bladder and bowel control. Natalia shares why neurological concerns can impact the bladder and bowel, cauda equina red flags to recognize, actionable tips for health professionals to use in their clinic with patients who have a spinal cord injury, how to use TENS for hyperactive bladders, and tips on catheter use. We also review a special spina bifida case study.

Duration:01:05:09

Pleasure for Painful Sex in Men

2/16/2021
Discovering pleasure and joy beyond penetrative sex can help alleviate genital pain in men. In my conversation with Heather Edwards, we dive into redefining sex, strategies to ease pain in and out of the bedroom, and how clinicians can make their practice more gender inclusive and positive.

Duration:00:48:09

HRV for stress and recovery with pain

1/12/2021
HRV is one marker that makes the intangible sensation of stress and recovery tangible through data. All systems are interconnected, and the balance of stress and recovery in the body is always at play. Learn to recognize what the body views as a stressor and how to bring the body back into balance to manage pain, recover efficiently from stressful events, and feel your best. Get started with a 6-week DIY Pelvic Pain Relief Program and learn the skills and guidance to do something about...

Duration:01:01:55

Tantra Sex Tips For Men

12/15/2020
Does size matter? Thoughts are just an opinion. The size that does matter is the size of your sexual energy: your passion and desire to experience connection, vulnerability, and caring intimacy with yourself and a partner. Vulnerability is a strength that allows you to live an authentic life. Learn tantra and Daoist techniques with Dominique D'Vita to stimulate nerve endings in different ways and discover your own pleasure preferences.

Duration:00:52:47

TENS for Pelvic Pain Relief

11/17/2020
The most up-to-date information on pain science from the researcher! Taking new research advancements and implementing them in the clinic. Researchers found that TENS increases the body’s inhibitory pathways and reduces their excitability in the nervous system. After years of research and understanding how it works: researches tested it to find out if TENS can help reduce pain in movement. TENS is a safe way to activate your opioid system (using your own body’s pain killers), and is what Dr....

Duration:00:31:21

In Your Pants Podcast!

10/15/2020
If you’re looking for one physical cause to your pain, you’ll never find it. Pain is influenced by how you feel about it, as much as it’s influenced by biomechanical, physiological, or pathological factors. There’s a lot of research on the mechanisms of pain, on rating pain, and strategies for treating pain, but research has widely ignored the impacts of persistent pain on a person’s life. Why is this missing puzzle piece so important? Because Tom Astill’s QoL study on pelvic pain connects...

Duration:00:54:28

The Milestones of Overcoming Pain

8/25/2020
Living well, with persistent pain or a health concern, is a process that can illuminate your own plan for overcoming pain. Pain and psychology are tightly weaved together. When Dr. Bronnie Lennox Thompson began her PhD she was curious about understanding why some living a life in pain are able to live a fulfilling life despite the pain, and why there are those who were not able to, through evidence based approaches. Dr. Bronnie shares with us a process to take charge of your future and...

Duration:00:53:33

Science of Sex

6/29/2020
Get back to pleasure with the science, skills, and expertise you need to spice up the bedroom and get an erection with Jessica O’Reilly (AKA Dr. Jess), an award-winning sex and relationship expert. We bust the soulmate myth, name the big issues for couples, and dive into the science of sex so that you can get back to experiencing more and more pleasure! Get back to sexual pleasure with:

Duration:00:34:48

Shockwave therapy for erectile dysfunction

5/8/2020
There is something super exciting bubbling in the world of data, research, and scientific tests: electro-hydraulic shockwave therapy for erectile dysfunction and pelvic pain! Dr. Rachel Rubin is my guest on this episode of In Your Pants! A urologist and one of only a handful of doctors fellowship-trained in male and female sexual health (this knowledge and expertise is not as common as you think!). She practices in Washington, DC and is an active educator through professional networks and...

Duration:00:37:50

Moving better with less pain

4/7/2020
Seeking treatment at the start can seem frustrating - maybe the exercises aren’t working, maybe the hands-on manipulation is causing *more* pain, and you’re thinking “this is supposed to make me feel better why is it not working?!” The goal of physical therapy is not only about instant relief, but about rediscovering how your movement allows you to move better and with less pain. The goal of any therapy is to get your life back and allow you to do the things you love without worrying about...

Duration:00:57:18

Activating your parasympathetic nervous system

3/10/2020
Yoga postures give you more than a stretch or workout: you’re actively changing your neurological platforms (aka how you experience the world) while moving your body. On today’s episode with Marlysa Sullivan, we’re sharing how yoga impacts the parasympathetic nervous system and how you can activate it at home. Everyone experiences the same benefits on the mat (which are starting to be noticed by the scientific community too!), and everyone who starts to practice yoga chooses to continue to...

Duration:00:40:00

Yoga for pelvic pain

2/10/2020
Some of you might know, last July, I completed a 200hr yoga teacher training. These 3 weeks were not a walk in the park. It was both physically and emotionally challenging. Through this experience, I learned a lot about myself and deepened my connection with universal love and compassion. So on today’s show, Shelly and I talk about yoga, how you can apply yoga practice and philosophy both on the mat and in your everyday life to cultivate peace in your mind and compassion in your heart as you...

Duration:00:46:55

Acupuncture for erectile dysfunction

1/13/2020
Need help getting your penis to stand at attention? Let’s turn that frown upside down because there are lots you can do to improve your sexual health and function like diet, exercise, flexing your sex (ahem, pelvic floor exercises), sex toys, medications, and acupuncture. Yup, acupuncture, who knew?! On today’s show, I chat with licensed acupuncturist, Danielle Brunner, who tells us what acupuncture is and what it’s not, how it can help with your erections, and what you should expect during...

Duration:00:33:13