Posts made in June, 2015

Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome (CPPS) / Prostatodynia

Posted by on Jun 18, 2015 in Male Pelvic Pain

In men, the source of chronic pain in the pelvic region is often the prostate gland. Surrounding the urethra, the prostate gland—about the size of a walnut—is located below the bladder. Its function is to secrete fluid in the semen that provides protection for sperm.Pelvic congestion syndrome is a chronic condition that affects women and men and can be a cause of chronic pelvic pain. In CPPS, the pain continues even after the infection has been resolved. Consequently, CPPS is sometimes called Chronic Non-Bacterial Prostatitis, Category III Chronic Prostatitis and was formerly known as...

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Visceral Manipulation

Posted by on Jun 17, 2015 in Visceral Pain

Our internal organs—including the stomach, bladder, liver intestines and many others—are known as viscera. If any one of these internal organs has restricted mobility from trauma, surgery, birth, infection or other causes, a variety of problems—including pain and compromised organ function—may occur. A gentle manual therapy technique known as Visceral Manipulation can be highly effective in restoring mobility and motility to an organ. It does this by restoring space around or within an organ that has adhered to another internal structure or been compressed or restricted. Visceral...

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