Using a vaginal dilator and starting vaginal dilator therapy can help with these changes. Back to top About Vaginal Dilators. A vaginal dilator is a tube-shaped device that’s used to stretch your vagina. Vaginal dilators come in kits with different size dilators ranging from small (about the size of a finger) to large.
Vaginal Dilator Therapy Guidelines for the use of vaginal dilators in women receiving pelvic radiotherapy and brachytherapy treatments. It is recommended that vaginal dilators are offered to patients undergoing radical radiotherapy to the pelvis as part of their cancer treatment, together with support and education.
This booklet was developed by Vaginal Dilation Working Group of the Canadian Association of Nurses of Oncology (CANO/ACIO) chaired by Lynne Jolicoeur and Joan Hamilton.
The Milli was created by a group of experts in the field including a pelvic floor physical therapist, two PhDs, and two MDs. It is the only expandable vaginal dilator on the market that we are aware of. As opposed to the set of progressively larger dilators, the Milli expands 1 millimeter at a time for ultimate user control and comfort.
In one group (“in vivo”), the physician advanced a vaginal dilator in a clinical setting, whereas in the second group (“in vitro”), the participant advanced her own dilator under verbal instruction by a physician.
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Our patented vaginal dilator set has been used by thousands of women to overcome vaginismus and other conditions, including vaginal atrophy and post-surgery recovery. Our helpful programs, products, and support groups provide extensive resources to overcome vaginismus in the privacy, security, and comfort of one's own home.
Details. Syracuse Medical Vaginal Dilators, produced in a variety of sizes, have been used by the gynecological professionals for the treatment of a variety of pelvic floor conditions since 1965. Available in several graduated diameters. Made from medical grade (non-latex) rigid plastic and machined to a super smooth textured surface.
use of vaginal dilators in women receiving radiotherapy to the pelvis. The guidelines are based on evidence in the literature and were produced in response to reported inconsistencies in UK service provision. The guidelines aim to improve patient care, reduce disparity in services and highlight the healthcare needs of this group. InTrodUcTIon
Nonsurgical treatment for vaginal agenesis using vaginal dilators was first described by R.T. Frank in 1938 12 and is considered first-line therapy with a high success rate.1, 12. The initial technique described by Frank involved the manual use of graduated vaginal dilators placed at the introital dimple for 20-30 minutes, 3 times daily.