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Pelvic Pain

Why does my pelvis hurt?

Pain can be defined as an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage. Pain can be inflammatory or chemical, mechanical, ischemic, neurogenic or central in nature. Varied origination of pain can lead to varied treatment regimens. Pain in the pelvis and hips can be associated with nerve entrapments, muscle strain, abnormal muscle tension, muscle weakness, ligamentous laxity, scar tissue. Physical therapy can complete a thorough evaluation of the musculoskeletal system along with prior medical history and environmental influences to develop an individualized plan for potential recovery from pain. Our team of specialists help manage complex conditions such as vaginismus, bladder prolapse, post-surgical complications, sacroiliac dysfunction and more.

Symptoms of pelvic pain:

  • Cramping
  • Bloating
  • Pain during intercourse
  • Painful bowel movements
  • Low back pain
  • Groin or hip pain

Possible reasons for pelvic pain:

  • Post-surgical complications
  • Coccygodynia
  • Constipation
  • Disuse atrophy
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Endometriosis
  • MuscleDiscoordination
  • Sacroiliac dysfunction
  • Tension Myalgia
  • Trigger Points
  • Vaginismus
  • Post prostatectomy
  • Vulvar Pain Syndromes

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