Role of Physiotherapy in Chronic Pelvic Pain
the last 10 years in Women’s Health Physiotherapy, we have seen a steady
increase in the numbers of referrals for Chronic Pelvic Pain.
include not only pelvic pain, but also pelvic organ dysfunction and sexual
dysfunction. Sexual pain is often a
“hidden pain”, with many women waiting for years before seeking help. Pelvic
pain can lead to a lack of intimacy which can cause even the strongest
relationship to rock. Commonly our goal
within Physiotherapy is help patients manage their pain and thus restore
intimacy. Due to the complexity of Chronic Pelvic Pain, Physiotherapy is
enhanced within a multi-disciplinary setting.
presentation aims to promote awareness and understanding for this very intimate
pain. It also aims to provide insight into what Physiotherapy has to offer for
women in persistent pelvic pain.