Tanu Gut

By - Tanu Gut
Functional Manual Therapist at VARDĀN
Dysmenorrhea is a medical term for severe and frequent cramps and pain during your period. It may be either primary or secondary. Its prevalence can range from 16 to 91% of reproductive-age women and as one of the most common causes of pelvic pain, it often results in reduced working capacity, short-term absenteeism, and overall poor quality of life, among young and adult women.
Types and Symptoms
Primary dysmenorrhea - This occurs when you first start your period and continues throughout your life.

Secondary dysmenorrhea - This type is due to some physical cause. It usually starts later in life. It may be caused by another medical condition, such as pelvic inflammatory disease or endometriosis.

Each person may experience different symptoms. However,the most common symptoms of dysmenorrhea are: cramping and pain in the lower abdomen, low back pain, pain radiating down the legs, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, fatigue, fainting, and headaches.

To diagnose dysmenorrhea, your health care provider will evaluate your medical history and do a complete physical and pelvic exam. Other tests may include: Ultrasound, MRI, laparoscopy or hysteroscopy.
Treatment Options
Among the different treatment options, pharmacological therapy is often suggested, in particular, prostaglandin (PG) inhibitors, as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), and hormonal drugs, such as contraceptives. Nevertheless, despite its efficacy, pharmacological treatments might present some side-effects, and the prolonged use of NSAIDs and contraceptives might promote several health problems.

Alternative treatments options, such as non-pharmacological and non-invasive interventions, have been proposed to improve the symptoms of primary dysmenorrhea, such as acupuncture and acupressure, biofeedback, heat treatments, transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS), exercises and relaxation techniques.

Manual therapy and active exercise, represent two possible non-pharmacological treatment options that might be performed without the need for specific equipment.
How FMTTM Helps
FMTTM is a technique that effortlessly combines mobilisation of various body tissues (skin, fascia , muscle, nerve , bone) with posture correction advice and exercises . At VARDĀN, we use soft tissue mobilisation of visceral structures like uterus, stomach, intestine, and bladder, along with the release of pelvic floor muscles, which helps in reducing the pain related to dysmenorrhea. Along with these specific exercises for relaxation and stretching of important muscle groups around the pelvis is taught to prolong the effect of therapy. Stretching of pelvic floor and hip muscles, combined with core strengthening exercises helps to keep the pelvic area relaxed. This gives an effective and non-pharmacological management of this painful condition.
Our Client Speak

“I am happy to share my experience with VARDAN. I have been having a nagging shoulder and neck pain since many years now. But over last one year it has completely made me motionless with no quality of life. Recently I got the reference of consultant Tanu from my relative so thought of giving it a chance. I was honestly not expecting much improvement in the first meeting at least. But truth is there is eighty percent change in my life in just one session itself. In years I would have not been so active as I am feeling now. My gratitude to the hard-working therapist Tanu and VARDAN to render such service to people. Also am happy with the overall ambience and infrastructure of the clinic.”

- Rashmi Rai

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