Everyone knows that muscle cramp is painful, but imagine what a muscle cramp on the inside of your hip bones might feel like
You may know all about cystitis. If so, you probably mean bacterial cystitis, which is the medical word for a bladder infection (urine infection). The word ‘cystitis’ really only means an irritated bladder. It does not say what caused the irritation
An irritable or sensitive bowel is a good example of a pain you can’t see. It looks normal at a laparoscopy or ultrasound but certainly doesn’t feel normal.
This is a pain you may not have heard of before. The pudendal nerve is the nerve that goes to the muscles and skin between our legs where we sit. Some people call this the ‘saddle area’, which means that it affects the part of you that would touch a saddle if you were riding a horse.
You may be surprised that information on headaches and migraine are included on this site, but they are very common in people with pelvic pain. It’s always best to talk about your headaches with your doctor first, as serious disease is possible. There are many types of headaches and if you are unsure what type of headache you may have, you will find information to help you at…
Men with pelvic pain have a wide range of different symptoms for a variety of different reasons. Sometimes the pain starts after an injury, sometimes after a period of severe stress, or sometimes with no known cause.
So many people talk about the need to tighten and strengthen the pelvic floor that it might seem strange to consider that muscles can be too tight.
These stretches are designed to loosen the muscles inside and around the pelvis. Take the movements to a point of tension, but never pain. Hold an easy stretch for 30 seconds and breathe mindfully into your belly. Remember to do both left and right sides, up to three times each. The exercises work best when […]
The prostate is a small gland, around the size of a walnut, that’s only found in men. It lies just underneath the bladder and surrounds the top part of the urethra. It makes fluid that protects and feeds sperm, which is around 1/3 of the fluid ejaculated at orgasm. If the prostate gland becomes inflamed, […]
We understand that finding help for your pelvic pain can be difficult. Even knowing what to call the problem can be confusing with a mix of different names often used including Chronic Prostatitis, Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome or Chronic Urogenital Pain Syndrome.