WOMENS HEALTH

Pelvic pain

Pelvic pain for women is a term that relates to a pain problem in the structures related to the pelvis such as lower abdomen (below the belly button), bladder, bowel, inside or outside the vagina, the perineum (region between the vagina and anus) and clitoris.

Common examples of pelvic pain conditions in women are pudendal neuralgia, bladder or urethral pain syndromeirritable bowel, vulval pain or vulvodynia, dyspareunia, or pain with intercourse, endometriosis, and coccydynia or tailbone pain. Pelvic pain can vary throughout the menstrual cycle and may be associated with endometriosis.

Persistent pain can be very distressing, exhausting, and disrupt many important aspects of a person’s life. We can help.

Our physiotherapists are able to complete a comprehensive assessment of your condition and design and individualised rehabilitation program for you.

WOMENS HEALTH

Pelvic pain

Pelvic pain for women is a term that relates to a pain problem in the structures related to the pelvis such as lower abdomen (below the belly button), bladder, bowel, inside or outside the vagina, the perineum (region between the vagina and anus) and clitoris.

Common examples of pelvic pain conditions in women are pudendal neuralgia, bladder or urethral pain syndromeirritable bowel, vulval pain or vulvodynia, dyspareunia or pain with intercourse, and coccydynia or tailbone pain. Pelvic pain can vary throughout the menstrual cycle and may be associated with endometriosis.

Persistent pain can be very distressing, exhausting, and disrupt many important aspects of a person’s life. We can help.

Our physiotherapists are able to complete a comprehensive assessment of your conditionand design and individualised rehabilitation program for you.

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Some common questions about pelvic pain

  • Does your bladder feel irritated after sex?
  • Are you limiting what you do because of your pain?
  • Have you been given a diagnosis of pudendal neuralgia?
  • Do you have pain in the pelvic area that is impacting your life?
  • Are you frustrated at seeing many health professionals and still not making sense of your pain?
  • Do you have cramping or heaviness in the pelvic area, lower back and sometimes extending down the legs?
  • Have you been given a diagnosis of endometriosis, adenomyosis, pelvic adhesions, fibroids, irritable bowel, interstitial cystitis but still your pelvic pain persists on your current treatment?
  • Have you been to doctor and ruled out more serious causes for your pain such as appendicitis, bladder infections and sexually transmitted infections, have you had scans and told there is nothing serious wrong but still your pain persists?
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