Chronic 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.
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:
Inflammation of the Intestines
Painful Bladder Syndrome
Symptoms of Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome (CPPS)
There are many symptoms related to CPPS, including:
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.
Can Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome Be Cured?
The simple answer is yes, but the prognosis depends on the underlying etiology. With a multimodal treatment approach, patients can do very well.
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.
At Pelvic Rehabilitation Medicine, we treat whole human beings, not symptoms. In the body, everything is connected; and the pelvic region is the vital center of the body’s connected functioning. Our physicians take an innovative approach, combining traditional medicine with holistic modalities and rehabilitative medicine.... Learn More »
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