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You Don’t Have to Live With Pain or Discomfort During Intercourse 

You Don’t Have to Live With Pain or Discomfort During Intercourse 

Dyspareunia, or painful or difficult sexual intercourse, can interfere with your personal life and cause problems with intimacy. Thanks to modern medical technologies, you don’t have to put up with dyspareunia. The following dyspareunia treatments are available at the Charlotte Center for Pelvic Health.

MonaLisa Touch

MonaLisa Touch is one of the most popular remedies for painful intercourse at our pelvic health center. It is a clinically proven treatment that can immediately relieve menopausal symptoms such as vaginal dryness and pain during sex. MonaLisa Touch is a minimally-invasive laser treatment that does not require messy lubrications for pleasurable intercourse. 

This laser therapy works by inducing micro-lesions to trigger tissue restoration and reestablish proper function. Women report a noticeable improvement after just one treatment. Our clinicians will custom-tailor solutions for your specific issues. Patients can return to normal sexual activities three to four days after the MonaLisa Touch treatment.

Ultra Femme 360

Another solution for dyspareunia is the non-invasive BTL Ultra Femme 360 procedure. This is the fastest treatment available for improvement of female sexual function. Ultra Femme 360 treats painful intercourse using heat and radiofrequency energy to promote tissue healing. During a treatment session, a physician will insert a disposable tip through the introitus inside the vaginal canal, and then move it forward and backward in slow, repeating motions. Patients feel a warm, comfortable heat during treatment. There is no downtime with Ultra Femme 360. 


ThermiVa for dyspareunia also relies on radiofrequency energy. The ThermiVa tool gently heats tissues to promote collagen production and treat conditions such as vaginal dryness and pain during intercourse. It is a non-surgical solution that uses a narrow wand to provide comfortable, discreet treatment without the need for long recovery time. Treatment sessions last 30 to 45 minutes and are not painful. No anesthesia or downtime is necessary.


Geneveve is a vaginal rejuvenation option that can help women who experience pain or discomfort during intercourse. It improves the responsiveness of vaginal tissues by supporting the collagen fibers. Instead of using heat, Geneveve using cryo technology (a cooling sensation) and radiofrequency energy to stimulate collagen production in the cells. Most patients only need one Geneveve treatment (30 minutes long) to experience long-term relief from dyspareunia.


If you’re having trouble orgasming during sex, resulting in painful or uncomfortable intercourse, the issue could be physical. The O-Shot is a non-surgical treatment that involves injecting the patient’s own platelet-rich plasma into the clitoris and vagina. This stimulates stem cells to generate healthier tissues in the vaginal wall, urethra, and Skene’s glands. The O-Shot is an effective treatment for dyspareunia, low sex drive, vaginal dryness, and sexual dysfunction in women.

Don’t Wait: Schedule Your Dyspareunia Treatment Today

You don’t have to accept painful, difficult, or orgasm-less sex as your new norm after childbirth or menopause. Safe and effective treatments are available in a clinic near you. The Charlotte Center for Pelvic Health has extensive experience with a variety of dyspareunia treatments, including all those mentioned above. Our physicians can help you understand the possible causes of your dyspareunia and discuss treatment options in detail during an office visit. Schedule your appointment today.




Blaire Wachter