Pelvic Pain

Understanding Pelvic Pain

Pelvic pain is a complex condition that can affect both men and women. It may be acute or chronic, ranging from mild to severe, and can be caused by various underlying issues. Understanding the causes, symptoms, and treatment options is crucial for managing and alleviating pelvic pain effectively.

Causes of Pelvic Pain

Pelvic pain can stem from numerous sources, including reproductive, urinary, digestive, or musculoskeletal systems. Some common causes include:

  1. Gynecological Issues (Women):
    • Endometriosis: Tissue similar to the lining inside the uterus grows outside of it.
    • Ovarian Cysts: Fluid-filled sacs on the ovary.
    • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID): Infection of the reproductive organs.
    • Fibroids: Noncancerous growths in the uterus.
  2. Urological Issues (Men and Women):
    • Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs): Infections affecting the urinary system.
    • Interstitial Cystitis: Chronic bladder condition causing pain and pressure.
    • Prostatitis (Men): Inflammation of the prostate gland.
  3. Gastrointestinal Issues:
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS): Digestive disorder causing abdominal pain and changes in bowel habits.
    • Diverticulitis: Inflammation or infection of pouches in the colon wall.
  4. Musculoskeletal Issues:
    • Hernias: Bulging of an organ through a weak spot in the abdominal wall.
    • Pelvic Floor Dysfunction: Problems with the muscles supporting the pelvic organs.
  5. Other Causes:
    • Chronic Pain Syndromes: Conditions like fibromyalgia.
    • Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs): Infections transmitted through sexual contact.

Symptoms of Pelvic Pain

Symptoms can vary widely depending on the underlying cause, but common signs include:


Diagnosing the cause of pelvic pain involves a thorough evaluation, including:

Treatment Options

Treatment for pelvic pain depends on the underlying cause and may include:

Why Choose Us?

Our practice is dedicated to providing comprehensive and compassionate care for individuals experiencing pelvic pain. Here’s why you should trust us with your care:

Take the First Step Towards Relief

Pelvic pain can significantly impact your quality of life, but you don’t have to suffer in silence. Contact our office today at 508.655.4422 to schedule a consultation. Our caring and professional team is here to support you on your journey to relief and improved health.

We are committed to helping you find the cause of your pelvic pain and providing effective treatment options to restore your comfort and well-being.