We are currently recruiting for the following studies:

  • Changes to the Pelvic Girdle During Pregnancy – A Pilot Study
  • Quality of life after sacral neuromodulation for Pelvic Pain
  • Quality of life after pudendal nerve release surgery for Pudendal Nerve Entrapment
  • The value of MRI in the investigation of pudendal nerve entrapment
  • Local anaesthesia for the prevention of post-operative neuralgia

Changes to the Pelvic Girdle During Pregnancy – A Pilot Study

The purpose of this study is to investigate the normal changes that occur in the sacro-iliac and pubic joints with pregnancy using ultra-sound, at the Royal Hospital for Women. If you live in Sydney, are under 20 weeks pregnant with your first baby, are 27-37 yrs old, with no history of low back or pelvic pain and would like to be a part of the study please contact Gabi and Lucy at helpuspelvis@gmail.com 

Quality of life after sacral neuromodulation for Pelvic Pain

The purpose of this study is to determine how the surgical insertion of a sacral neuro-modulation device has helped people with chronic pelvic pain in their everyday lives.

For more information please contact us today.

Quality of life after pudendal nerve release surgery for Pudendal Nerve Entrapment

The purpose of this study is to determine the outcomes after pudendal nerve release for pudendal nerve entrapment, looking at daily function as well as pain reduction.

For more information please contact us today.

Local anaesthesia for prevention of post-operative neuralgia

The purpose of this study is to determine if the use of local anaesthesia aids in the reduction or elimination of post-operative pain.

For more information please contact us today.

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