Pelvic Pain and Physical Therapy

Pelvic Pain and Physical Therapy

Pelvic Pain and Physical TherapyPelvic pain is a condition that has become very common among the millennials across the globe especially the ones between the age of 18 and 50. Pelvic pain is usually associated with the tightness of the pelvic floor muscles among other causes. It is felt around the pelvis and genital regions. Many people have been treated of this condition by visiting Fusion Physical Therapy and you can, as well, say goodbye to pelvic pain.

Our expert physical therapists will help in restoring strength to the weak pelvic muscles and flexibility to the rigid joints to ensure you are pain-free. Pelvic pain is felt differently by various people where other feel it like a burning, stabbing, sharp, needles, pins and/or aching pains. But what causes this kind of pain?

Causes of Pelvic Pain

This condition is common in both men and women though it is more prevalent in females. Some of the areas that a patient feels pain are buttocks, hip, pubic bone, pelvis, joints, tailbone, lower abdomen, and lower back. Others feel a heaviness and/or hardness in the pelvic area. Our physical therapists carry out a detailed diagnosis on a patient to get the cause of the pain so as to determine the treatment method. Some of the causes of pelvic pain include:

  • Weak pelvic floor muscles
  • Imbalance of the pelvic muscles
  • Pregnancy
  • Childbirth
  • Pressure on the pelvis nerves
  • A disease
  • Prolapse
  • Pelvic joint issues

Signs and Symptoms of Pelvic Pain

There are some red flags that should make you seek for clarification to a qualified physical therapist to determine whether you’re having pelvic pain. The contact line is always open at Fusion Physical Therapy waiting for your question and/or any other inquiry. Here are the red flags for this condition:

  • Imbalance when walking
  • Pain during intercourse
  • Inability to sit for long hours
  • Difficulties in walking and even sleeping
  • Pain when urinating
  • Increased urination frequency
  • Constipation
  • Pain and/or numbness in the pelvic when bending or doing other exercises

Our Diagnosis

Our friendly, caring and trained physical therapists get an extensive history of your health; carry out a physical examination and tests to determine the cause of your pain and treatment necessary. Some of the treatment administered include biofeedback, therapeutic exercises, electrotherapy, relaxation exercises, manual therapy, postural education, and teach you some lifestyle changes to make. Contact us today and book your appointment to start your journey to freedom.