Perineal Scar Massage

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If you had a knee surgery, your physical therapist would have you do scar massage. Massage there would help your knee flexibility, muscle function and pain. Why should your perineum (the area between your vagina and anus) be any different? Having a sensitive or stiff scar contributes to pain with touch or intercourse and everyone deserves a pain free and pleasurable sex life. Start this massage when your scar is fully healed. Typically this is after 6 weeks, but check with your OB or pelvic floor physical therapist to confirm healing especially if you had complications.

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