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Questions for your Health Professional
Before deciding on any course of treatment for your pelvic pain, it’s important to be well informed to ensure you choose a practitioner who will support you in obtaining and maintaining optimum health. The following considerations may be helpful in finding a practitioner with whom you are comfortable: (some of the criteria may not apply to all situations.)
Knowing you’re not alone…
Joining an online or in-person support group can be a very helpful strategy for those with pelvic pain. Many of these groups have been formed specifically for those with a condition associated with pelvic pain such as Endometriosis, Adenomyosis, Interstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder Syndrome, and more.
The main aim of pain medications is to provide symptom relief, to maintain or restore function of life and to improve quality of life.
Pain medications often work best together with other pain strategies, like keeping active, and considering all the different aspects of your health.
If you choose to use medication, it is important to understand that they all work in diffferent ways…
Here you will find information on support for your research project and information on studies you can be involved in.
The Pelvic Pain Foundation of Australia supports research through mentoring or financial assistance. We welcome enquiries from health professionals or scientists who are planning or undertaking research in the area of pelvic pain.
Keep up to date on Pelvic Pain news, updates and our blog posts.
Information on Upcoming Events/Seminars, Studies, and Pain Management Tips can be found here.
Australian Coalition for Endo (ACE)
The Australian Coalition for Endometriosis is the peak consumer and advocacy body representing the needs of people with Endometriosis in Australia. The Pelvic Pain Foundation of Australia is proud to be one of the five members of ACE, together with Endometriosis Australia, EndoActive, QENDO and Endometriosis Western Australia.
QPPN provides both formal and informal events to facilitate connections between like-minded clinicians to expand interdisciplinary referral networks. Members currently enjoy bimonthly bush walks and quarterly newsletters advertising network dinners, professional development opportunities and interviews introducing members and their professions’ contribution to pelvic pain management.
For information about FGM and Pain as well as care options.