Electroacupuncture works for Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome

Acupuncture close on backChronic pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS) is the most common form of prostatitis.  Yet not many clinicians know how to treat it.  Acupuncture for Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome is very effective.

Electro-acupuncture is important part of a successful treatment.  The research shows that electroacupuncture works to relieve chronic pelvic pain in men (1).

Electroacupuncture and Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome

Electroacupuncture is when electric stimulation is attached to the acupuncture needles. It is generally used for pain relief.

This study is the first randomized study to show that electro-acupuncture reduces pain in men with CPPS.  They used  only six standard acupuncture points … Read More

Acupuncture for Chronic Prostatitis Category III: Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome

Joseph Alban, M.S., L.Ac, was recently featured in the British Journal of Urology International for acupuncture treatment of Chronic Prostatitis/Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome (updated May 1st, 2013)

Men with Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome (CPPS), or Chronic Prostatitis Category III, suffer from pelvic pain, painful, frequent, urgent, or difficult urination, as well as sexual dysfunction. The pain can be intense or dull and is generally located on the pelvic floor, in the genitals, lower back, or the lower abdomen. These symptoms can be severe and affect all aspects of your life, resulting in depression, lost work and educational opportunities, and … Read More