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Pelvic Pain

What is Chronic Pelvic Pain?

Different from menstrual pain, Chronic Pelvic Pain (CPP) is experienced by up to 20% of women. It is persistent pelvic pain felt deep in the pelvis between the top of the legs and the belly button. It often renders the sufferer unable to function normally in day-to-day life.

Why does Chronic Pelvic Pain occur?

Common causes of CPP include:

What are the treatment options for Chronic Pelvic Pain?

While CPP can very rarely be cured, there are many treatment options available to minimise the pain and disruption.  Treatments include:

  • Menstrual cycle suppression.
  • Laparoscopic surgery.
  • Identification and treatment of any underlying disease
  • Specialist. physiotherapy.
  • Identification and treatment of trigger-points and entrapped nerves.
  • Medication.

Non-medical intervention has also proved invaluable in the management of CPP, and this can include:

How can we help you?

The Doctors at Gynae North specialise in the diagnosis and management of Chronic Pelvic Pain and are renowned for their compassion, sensitivity and specialist coordination. 

If you would like more information or to make an appointment, please contact our friendly Administration team.