Rachel Gelman is a clinician, writer and educator. She holds a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Samuel Merritt University. She specializes in treating pelvic floor dysfunction in men and women at the Pelvic Health and Rehabilitation Center in San Francisco where she serves as the Branch Director. She is a member of the International Pelvic Pain Society, the International Society for the Study on Women’s Sexual Health, the Sexual Medicine Association of North America and the International Society for the Study on Sexual Medicine. She teaches the pelvic health curriculum in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Samuel Merritt University. She has written and consulted for various sex positive business including Lioness, Unbound, Tabu and Lelo. She has been featured on Dan Savage’s Lovecast, Sex with Dr. Jess, Reader’s Digest, Cosmopolitan and Bustle.com.
Sub-specialties: Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation, Sex Education, Sexual Health, Women’s Health, Men’s Health, Urinary Dysfunction, Bowel Dysfunction, Pelvic Pain, Chronic Pain, Pregnancy/Post-partum.
FROM PAINFUL SEX TO PLEASURE: CAUSES & TREATMENT OF PELVIC PAIN
Irene Fehr: From Pain to Pleasure
Episode #547 - Dr. Rachel Gelman
Dan Savage Lovecast [April 18, 2017]
Being A Woman Is A Pre-Existing Condition In Trump's America
Bustle [May 4, 2017]
STOP! Don’t Do Kegels!
Sex with Dr. Jess [June 21, 2017]
Pain With Sex
Unbound [June 27, 2017]
EXPERT: How to Avoid Pain During Postpartum Sex
Unbound [August 07, 2017]
Can Your Vagina Actually Become “Depressed”? What the Science Really Says
Reader's Digest [August 29, 2017]
14 Things You Didn't Know About Using Anal Beads
Cosmopolitan [September 20, 2017]
pelvic pain, hormones, birth control, & the squatty potty®
Genneve [September 27, 2017]