Pelvic Pain in Men
Physiotherapy Treatment For Pelvic Pain in Men
At Opal Physio, we understand that pelvic pain in men can be a complex and often misunderstood condition. It can affect a person’s physical, emotional, and social well-being.
We also understand pelvic pain can be a distressing and debilitating condition requiring a comprehensive treatment and management approach. Our experienced and compassionate physiotherapists at Opal are committed to providing exceptional care and effective solutions to address the unique challenges faced by men due to their pelvic pain.
Pelvic pain In men
Pelvic pain is a common condition that affects many men, yet it is often overlooked or dismissed. The pain can be debilitating, affecting daily activities and even relationships. At Opal Physio, we understand pelvic pain’s impact on men. That’s why we offer specialized treatment for men experiencing pelvic pain. Our experienced physiotherapists are dedicated to helping you find relief and improve your quality of life. Whether you’re dealing with chronic pain or have recently started experiencing discomfort, we’re here to provide the support and care you need.
Symptoms of pelvic pain in men
Pelvic pain in men refers to discomfort or pain in the pelvic region that occurs in the lower abdominal area between the groin and the belly button. Depending on its source, the pain can be dull or sharp, constant or intermittent, and mild or severe. This pain can be acute, occurring suddenly and lasting for a short period, or chronic, persisting for months or even years.
Pelvic pain in men can manifest in different ways, depending on the underlying cause. However, some common symptoms of pelvic pain in men include:
- Pain or discomfort in the low back, lower abdominal or pelvic area, testicles or penis or rectum
- Pain or discomfort during urination, bowel movements and sexual intercourse
- Urgent or frequent need to urinate
- Difficulty starting or stopping urination
- Blood in the urine
- Fever or chills (if the cause is an infection)
- Nausea or vomiting (if the cause is an infection)
It’s important to note that some men may not experience pelvic pain or may experience mild symptoms of pain, especially in the early stages of the condition. However, seeking medical attention to determine the underlying cause and receive appropriate treatment is important.
Causes of pelvic pain in men
- Pelvic floor muscle dysfunction
- Urinary tract infection (UTI)
- Sexually transmitted infections (STIs)
- Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
- Gastrointestinal issues
- Urinary stones
- Urethral stricture
- Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)
Other possible causes of pelvic pain in men include colon cancer, diverticulitis, fibromyalgia, inguinal hernia, interstitial cystitis, kidney stones, chemical irritation, and psychological stress. The pain can sometimes be linked to musculoskeletal or nerve-related problems.
Our approach to men’s pelvic pain
We deeply understand the complexities of pelvic pain in men and the various treatment options available. Our approach focuses on the following:
Comprehensive assessment: We thoroughly evaluate your symptoms, medical history, and lifestyle factors to identify the root cause of your pelvic pain and devise a personalized treatment plan.
Evidence-based treatment: Our physiotherapists employ the latest research and best practices in pelvic pain management to ensure you receive the most effective and appropriate care.
Multidisciplinary approach: Our treatment for pelvic pain in men is holistic and individualized. We collaborate with other healthcare professionals, as required, such as urologists, gastroenterologists, and physiatrists, to provide a holistic and well-rounded approach to your pelvic pain management.
Patient education: We empower our patients with the knowledge and tools necessary to manage their pelvic pain and improve their overall elevated life satisfaction.
Pelvic pain conditions treated
Our physiotherapists specialize in the latest evidence-based techniques and modalities to address a wide range of pelvic pain conditions in men, including:
- Chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS)
- Pelvic floor dysfunction
- Pudendal neuralgia
- Post-surgical pain and rehabilitation(e.g., hernia repair, prostate surgery
- Interstitial cystitis (Painful bladder syndrome)
- Inguinal hernia rehabilitation
- Sexual dysfunction
- Coccydynia (Tailbone pain)
Our pelvic floor treatment techniques
We offer various treatment options at Opal Physio to ensure the most effective and efficient results. Our treatments may include the following:
- Manual therapy
- Pelvic Floor Muscle retraining
- Exercise therapy
- Pain education and management strategies
- Lifestyle modifications
- Behavioural therapy
- Home exercise and management program
Why choose Opal Physio for pelvic pain in men?
Experienced and compassionate team: Our physiotherapists have extensive experience treating men’s pelvic pain and are dedicated to providing compassionate and personalized care.
Expert care: Our physiotherapists are highly trained and experienced in treating pelvic pain in men.
Personalized treatment: We develop customized treatment plans tailored to your unique goals.
Cutting-edge rehabilitation facility: Our clinic has the latest technology and tools to ensure the most effective treatment possible.
Convenient location and flexible appointments: Our convenient location and flexible appointment options make prioritizing your health and well-being easy.
Direct Billing and Insurance Support: We offer direct billing to most insurance providers and are happy to assist you with your claims process for a hassle-free experience.
Take the first step toward relief.
You do not have to struggle with pelvic pain. Our team at Opal Physio is here to help you on your journey to recovery. Contact us today to schedule your initial assessment and your path to recovery.