Join IPPS Today!

read more
Find a Provider

Find a Provider 
Search the IPPS Geographical Directory

read more
Donation - Logo

Make a Donation  to the International Pelvic Pain Society

read more


The Complexity of Chronic Vulvar Pain: A Biopsychosocial Approach The Complexity of Chronic Vulvar Pain: A Biopsychosocial Approach
February 20, 2017
Trying to figure out the “cause” of most chronic pain conditions is never simple. Often, the original cause has long resolved, disappeared, or was a mystery to begin with. And it really isn’t as simple as finding that “one thing” that “caused” the issue and that — if identified — can be “fixed” such that a “complete cure” can be expected. It’s unfortunate that it isn’t that simple.


New Educational Video Series from IPPS
View a teaser for our new members-only educational video series. To access these short videos on current issues for those treating patients with chronic pelvic pain, please login.

Message from the Board Chair
Message from the Board Chair I am honored and very eager to start my position as the IPPS Chairman of the Board. Before I start, I would like to express my gratitude to all the IPPS members and staff that have supported me over the years and who trusted me with this very important role.

Donate to IPPS

IPPS' mission is focused on optimizing the diagnosis and treatment of patients suffering from chronic pelvic pain, and serving as an educational resource for health care professionals...

donate now


The IPPS is committed to helping patients understand the development, evaluation, and treatment of pelvic pain syndromes. We strive to connect suffering patients with knowledgeable medical providers and reliable resources. We are here to help.



As leading experts in the field of pelvic pain, we offer high-quality information to improve the evaluation and treatment skills of those treating pelvic pain. We also help educate those who would like to start treating pelvic pain. The IPPS provides a place where professionals of all levels can connect with colleagues who are committed to the field of pelvic pain.