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What is Pelvic Pain?

Pelvic pain is a broad term that refers to discomfort, aching, or pain that occurs in the lower abdominal or pelvic region of the body. This area is situated between the hip bones and encompasses various organs, structures, and tissues, including the reproductive organs, bladder, intestines, muscles, and ligaments. Pelvic pain can affect people of all ages and genders and may vary in intensity, duration, and underlying causes.

What are common symptoms of pelvic pain?

The symptoms and characteristics of pelvic pain can vary widely and may include dull aches, sharp or stabbing pains, cramping, or discomfort that ranges from mild to severe. The location of the pain and accompanying symptoms often provide important clues to its underlying cause.

How can a chiropractor help with pelvic pain?

Soft tissue work and manipulation around the low back, pelvis and hips can help to reduce symptoms. Some rehabilitation exercises can help to reduce symptoms as well and keep them away.

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