Pelvic pain and physical therapy

It is a condition in which you experience pain in your pelvic area pain and can occur due to multiple reasons. It can be due to your digestive system or renal system dysfunction or may be due to muscle and tendons of the pelvic bone. It may be due to disturbance of nerves in the pelvic area


Some of the most common causes of pelvic pain in males and females are

  • Appendicitis
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Renal system disorders
  • Disorders of GIT
  • Nerves damage
  • Hernia
  • Pelvic bone disorder
  • Prostatitis( swelling of the prostate gland)
  • Testicular disorders
  • Broken pelvis due to injury
  • Bladder issues

These are the conditions common to both males and females while some conditions can cause pelvic pain only in females such as

  • Pregnancy-related disorders such as ectopic pregnancy
  • Menstrual disorders
  • Menstrual cramps
  • Miscarriage
  • Disorders of the male reproductive system
  • Ovary cancer
  • Ovarian cysts
  • In addition to all of these causes, one of the most common causes is pregnancy itself in pregnancy due to the weight of baby the pelvic pain is experienced by most of the


It is very hard, especially for females to identify pelvic pain because they suffer from menstrual cramps and pelvic pain during their menstrual cycle. Most of the time in females it is diagnosed at f the most common symptoms of pelvic pain are

  • Menstrual cramps
  • Vaginal bleeding or abnormal discharge
  • Constipation
  • Difficulty in urination
  • Bloating
  • Pain during sexual intercourse


For the treatment of pelvic pain relievers and hormonal drugs are used in addition to this the most essential treatment is a physical therapy treatment. A physical therapist will suggest you stretching exercises massage and other techniques that can help you relax your pelvic muscles and cope with pelvic pain.

Sometimes a physical therapist will use transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation to deliver electrical impulses to your pelvic area and help to identify pain in muscles. In addition to medications, physical therapy is the most essential path in the treatment of pelvic pain


Pelvic pain is a very painful disorder and Ken Watson with time if not treated properly only medications are not enough for the treatment of pelvic pain an expert physical therapy session is essential for the cure of pelvic pain. If you are suffering from pelvic pain immediately consult a physical therapist so that the condition can be cured at early stages.

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