Cauda Equina Syndrome

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What you need to know about CES and ways to help improve sexual function. Remember you’re not alone.

Cauda Equina syndrome (CES) can be a devastating and confusing condition for persons diagnosed with it. With an incidence of about 1 in 100,000 population, this condition is not very common, nevertheless the impact it has on an affected person’s life is immense. Sexual dysfunction is one of its significant manifestations, but few people discuss the implications it has on their lives, hence not seeking any advice or treatment for the same. We at Sex and the Spine, understand the anxiety the affected person faces and difficulties this can create in relationships. The videos in this package are between leading specialists in the field, and help shed light on what women and men with Cauda Equina Syndrome need to know about the effect on sexual function, the post operative phase, the role of partners, the importance of timely consultations with specialist’s and the various treatment aspects. The discussions are in an easy to follow and open manner. The videos in the package can be viewed in sequence or separately, alone or with your partner. We want individuals to understand that being well informed and seeking help are the first steps to a good recovery. The earlier the intervention, the better are the chances of recovery. We would like to help you gain a happy and fulfilling sexual life after Cauda Equina Syndrome.

This course includes video interviews with our highly experienced multidisciplinary panel of International experts:

  • Angela Gregory (Clinical Psychosexual therapist, Nottingham)
  • Mr. Amr Raheem (Consultant Andrologist, London)
  • Martha Lee (Clinical Sexologist, Singapore)
  • Eleanor Dunstan (Consultant Clinical Physiotherapist, Nottingham)
  • Dr. Areena Dsouza (Spine Surgeon, Germany)
  • Dr. med. Bronek Boszczyk (Consultant spine surgeon, Germany).

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