10 Things to Know about Acupuncture for Pelvic Pain

1. Pelvic pain, pelvic floor dysfunction, or Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome (CPPS) is a chronic condition that causes much suffering.  Those with pelvic pain can experience painful, frequent, urgent, or difficult urination, genital pain, lower back pain, sexual dysfunction, and commonly digestive problems.

2.  In most cases, those with pelvic pain do not have an infection. Although these symptoms can be similar to having an infection, it is always good to rule out infection first.  Pelvic pain is most often caused by muscle spasms and tension of the muscles in the pelvic floor, lower back, and legs.

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