Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome (CPPS)

Dr Shrikhande testing chronic pelvic pain syndrome location male patientChronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome (CPPS) is a condition involving ongoing pain in the pelvic region. Pain experienced can vary from person to person, ranging in severity (mild or severe), type (dull or sharp), and longevity (constant or intermittent). CPPS-related pain can spread to the buttocks, lower back, and thighs.

Symptoms of Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome (CPPS)

There are many symptoms related to CPPS, including:

Causes of Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome (CPPS)

Causes for CPPS can vary, ranging from pelvic nerve irritation to more severe conditions like fibromyalgia. According to the Mayo Clinic, doctors are beginning to recognize that muscles and ligaments in the pelvic floor can be related to CPPS. Other causes for CPPS include:

  • Constipation
  • Enlarged Spleen
  • Inflammation of the Intestines
  • Kidney Stones
  • Painful Bladder Syndrome


Pelvic Pain in Women

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In women, ovarian conditions can also be a cause for CPPS, including:

Pelvic Pain in Men

In men, pelvic pain can often be overlooked due to its relation to our conditions or problems stemming from:

It’s important to know that CPPS isn’t always helped with traditional treatments. In some cases, surgeries have even worsened symptoms. This is because CPPS is often brought on by a combination of nervous system activity and feelings of anxiety and worry.

We offer a combination of holistic treatments, protocols, and physical therapies to help with CPPS symptoms. Starting with your first visit, we’ll listen to your concerns and conduct an examination to ensure an accurate diagnosis of CPPS or any other condition. After fully understanding your conditions we may recommend a serious of ultrasound guided trigger point injections to help provide relief from chronic pelvic pain. 

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