Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome/ (Abacterial) Chronic Prostatitis
Chronic pelvic pain in males with no evidence of a bacterial infection is also called Abacterial Chronic Prostatitis and is a condition that causes pain and inflammation in the prostate and surrounding tissues. Men with CPPS often exhibit urinary and sexual symptoms and pain. In this case it is extremely common for the man’s pelvic floor muscles to over function and become tense and hypertonic, often with painful trigger points. This pelvic floor dysfunction can be the main can strongly contribute or even be a main cause of a man’s pelvic pain. At ITR Physical Therapy, each patient will receive a detailed evaluation and assessment of their entire body with an emphasis on the pelvis and surrounding areas. Posture, joint alignment, muscle and fascial tightness/restrictions and muscle imbalance will all be assessed and treated. Patients will receive education on a home exercise program designed specifically for their body consisting of stretches, strengthening exercises, relaxation exercises and self manual treatment.