Learn More About Painful Periods & Treatment Below


Pain During Periods 

Are you tired of dreading that time of the month? Do your periods bring you unbearable pain and discomfort? You’re not alone. Millions of women around the world suffer from painful periods, but many are unaware that their pain may be a sign of a deeper issue called endometriosis.

Endometriosis is a chronic condition where the tissue that lines the uterus, called the endometrium, grows outside of the uterus. This abnormal growth can cause intense pain and a range of other symptoms that can have a significant impact on a woman’s quality of life. If you think you may have endometriosis due to your severe period pain and bleeding, talk to a specialist at Pelvic Rehabilitation Medicine today and discuss the variety of treatment options we provide.


Endometriosis Symptom: Painful Periods 

One of the most common symptoms of endometriosis is dysmenorrhea, or painful periods. While it’s normal to experience some degree of discomfort during menstruation, women with endometriosis often describe their pain as severe and debilitating. The pain may radiate to the lower back, thighs, and even down to the legs, making it difficult to go about daily activities. Some women may also experience pain during sexual intercourse, bowel movements, or urination.

Effects of Endometriosis and Painful Periods

The effects of painful periods and endometriosis go beyond just physical pain. The constant battle with discomfort can take a toll on a woman’s mental and emotional well-being. The pain can be so intense that it interferes with work, relationships, and overall productivity. Coping with the symptoms may lead to feelings of frustration, anger, and despair. Many women also face challenges in talking openly about their pain, which further compounds the emotional burden.

It’s important for women to recognize the signs and symptoms of endometriosis to seek early diagnosis and appropriate management. Unfortunately, endometriosis is often misunderstood and can be misdiagnosed as “normal” period pain. This lack of awareness can delay diagnosis and treatment.

Treatment of Painful Periods & Endometriosis at Pelvic Rehabilitation Medicine

If you suspect that you may have endometriosis, don’t suffer in silence. Reach out to a specialist at Pelvic Rehabilitation Medicine who can conduct a thorough evaluation and develop a personalized treatment plan. 


Services We Offer

If endometriosis is found or suspected, and you would like surgery as a treatment or management option, our highly skilled surgeons can perform excision surgery, which is considered the gold standard, and involves cutting out the lesions, implants, or fibrosis (scar tissue) caused by endometriosis.

Also known as ‘ultrasound guided trigger point injections and nerve blocks’. Our providers are able to provide an Internal evaluation of Pelvic Floor Muscles and Nerves. 

Our providers provide Expert Medical Guidance when collaborating with Physical Therapy to optimize outcomes.

Performed to release nerve tension, reduce neurogenic inflammation, and desensitize hyperactive pelvic nerves.

Proactive identification, assessment and treatment of nerve pain, muscle pain, bladder and bowel dysfunction.

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Not in one of those states? No problem. We accept all insurances on an out-of-network basis. We believe that access to care should be a basic right and work hard to ensure all of our patients can access the treatment they need, even offering self-pay options.