Chronic Female Pelvic Pain - Other Treatment
Female pelvic pain treatment can be enhanced with counseling, mental skills training,
relaxation, and physical therapy treatment.
Other Treatment Choices
Counseling and mental skills training help you learn the mental and emotional tools for managing
chronic pain and the stress that makes it worse. Commonly recommended
Physical therapy can help
you learn specific exercises to stretch and strengthen certain muscle groups.
Physical therapy helps you to improve posture, gait,
and muscle tone.
Alternative pain treatments for chronic female pelvic pain are not well studied but are
considered helpful for managing stress and building mental mastery over pain.
transcutaneous nerve stimulation (TENS) have shown
some success in relieving painful menstrual periods. Acupuncture has also been
used as a treatment for nonmenstrual chronic pelvic pain but is not yet well
Other low-risk alternative pain
treatments that many people use to help manage pain include:
What To Think About
Chronic pelvic pain takes time to
develop and can take a long time to treat. Take charge of how you cope with
pain by using one or more of the treatment choices above. Combine your
treatment with the practices you prefer for keeping a positive state of mind.
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