Pelvic Pain and Chronic Pelvic Pain
Pelvic pain can affect both men and women
Pelvic pain affects both men and women. We are seeing more and more people with pelvic pain, often chronic, perhaps because of better awareness that something can be done
It is a complex and debilitating condition of pain over the lumbar spine, pelvis, perineum, testicles, groin and/or abdomen. It may be constantly painful, painful on activity and/or during sexual intercourse.
It is a complex issue requiring a sophisticated appreciation of the interplay between the various potential influences and sources of pain and specialist assessment and treatment.
Specialist Physiotherapy can help improve or resolve chronic pelvic pain and treatments may include exercise, correction of pelvic or spinal dysfunction, myofascial techniques, massage and acupuncture.
PELVIC PAIN MAY INVOLVE
Sacroiliac joint and pubic and issues
Pelvic floor problems
Spinal issues of the low thoracic and lumbar spine
Local nerve entrapment and irritation
Sensitivities within the neurological system
We are fortunate at Wilmslow Physio to have two leading specialist in different aspects of pelvic pain
Helen Shepherd is a specialist women’s and pelvic health Physiotherapist. She has been clinical lead for Pelvic Health at Salford Royal Hospital for 24 years, treating both men and women. Read more about Helen here
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