Sherri obtained her women’s health education in 1997 at The Women’s Hospital in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She completed a beginners and advance continuing education program in 1997. She started the first women’s health program at OU Medical Center, Women’s Renaissance Hospital in Edmond, and Integris Canadian Valley Hospital in Yukon. Sherri has a passion for educating women about their body and treating pelvic floor dysfunction. In most cases, pelvic floor function can be restored allowing women to return to intimacy.
Yukon Wound Care and Rehabilitation provides specific Women’s Health Therapy for women suffering from:
- Urine/fecal incontinence: urine and / or stool leakage can be caused from weak pelvic floor muscles. However, urine incontinence can also be caused from stress and / or urgency incontinence.
- Sexual dysfunction: is the inability to engage in intercourse due to pain, tightness or tissue interference.
- Vulvodynia: common symptoms are pain, burning, stinging and rawness of the vulva.
- Vaginismus: painful intercourse either at introitus or deep in vagina caused by muscle spasms.
- Dyspareunia: painful intercourse caused from structural problem, trauma from pregnancy, tissue irritation and or infection.
- Organ prolapse: is cause from pelvic muscles no longer supporting pelvic floor. Types of prolapses include cystocele, rectocele, enterocele. There are 3 degrees of prolapse that are determined by your health care professional.
- Cystocele is where the bladder prolapses.
- Rectocele is a rectal prolapse.
- Enterocele is small bowel prolapse
- Treatment available for prolapse include:
- Pelvic floor strengthening
- Pregnancy (prenatal, post-delivery and recovery)
Your initial evaluation will consist of an exam followed by diagnosis and plan of care to restore function and reduce pain.