Many medical providers are unaware of the causes of Myofascial Pelvic Pain. In fact, many physicians don’t know the condition exists at all.
Pelvic pain is a general term used to describe any type of pain in the pelvic region, below the belly button. Pelvic pain can arise from a variety of causes such as menstruation, a prolapse bladder, urinary incontinence, or diastasis recti.
Pelvic pain may also include sacral pain, which can cause pain in the lower back and pelvic region, particularly during intercourse. There are many causes to pelvic pain and affects up to 20% of the population in the United States, including men and woman.
It may be time to come see us if you are experiencing any of the following pelvic pain signs and symptoms:
- Severe and steady pain
- Pain that comes and goes (intermittent)
- Dull aching
- Sharp pains or cramping
- Pressure or heaviness deep within your pelvis
- Pain during intercourse
- Pain while having a bowel movement or urinating
- Pain when you sit for long periods of time