Pelvic Pain

Pelvic Pain Relief

Symptoms, Causes & Treatment of Pelvic Pain

Pelvic Pain

Pelvic pain is pain that may develop in the lower abdomen and pelvis. For women in particular, pelvic pain may indicate health concerns with the reproductive and urinary systems. Pelvic pain may be constant, or occur during certain activities such as urination or sexual intercourse.

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Pelvic Pain Causes

Various diseases, occurrences or injuries may cause pelvic pain. Pain from the pelvis may also arise from complications with the digestive, reproductive or urinary systems. Structures (i.e. muscles, tendons, ligaments) supporting the pelvic floor may also cause pain. Causes of pelvic pain in men or women may include:

  • Appendicitis
  • Chron's disease
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Intestinal obstruction
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Physical abuse
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Muscle strains
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Pelvic Pain Symptoms

Symptoms of pelvic pain depend on a variety of factors. The most common symptoms may include pain surrounding the lower abdomen and pelvis, pressure or bloating around the pelvis, or difficulty urinating or producing bowel movements.

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Pelvic Pain Treatments

Treatment for pelvic pain may include:

The first step in treating your pain is to get an accurate diagnosis of the cause of your symptoms. Based on your diagnosis, you and your doctor can determine your best treatment options. At The Pain Center, we offer traditional and state-of-the-art therapies to treat your pain and help get you back to your normal activities.

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