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  • Writer's pictureNicole Cozean

Pudendal Neuralgia: A Missing Piece

Updated: Feb 14

What's something that's misunderstood or overlooked when treating complex patients with pudendal neuralgia?

This is often one of the most intimidating diagnoses we work with.

It's easy to hyperfocus on the path of the pudendal nerve.

Pudendal Neuralgia: A Missing Piece

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It's easy to hyperfocus on the path of the pudendal nerve, but a missing piece is actually the posterior cutaneous femoral nerve.

In fact, it's almost impossible for 'pudendal neuralgia' to only involve the pudendal nerve! This is why nerve blocks often don't address all symptoms or symptoms spread beyond the immediate pathway of the pudendal.

As Nicole said in the full 'sode of the podcast on this topic...

"Pudendal Neuralgia is something we don't need to be scared of. We just need to keep doing our differential diagnosis". -Nicole Cozean, Pelvic PT Rising Podcast

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Nicole Cozean, PT, DPT, WCS

Founder of Pelvic PT Rising and PelvicSanity Physical Therapy in Southern California.

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Jesse Cozean, MBA

Co-founder of the Pelvic PT Rising and the Rising Podcast.

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