Chronic Pelvic Pain

Chronic pelvic pain is defined as any pelvic pain, continuous or episodic, that persists for more than 6 months.  A recent study reported that more than 5000 American woman between the ages of 18 and 50 found that 1 in 7 woman reported chronic pelvic pain. There are verities of syndromes that can lead to pelvic pain. The management starts with medical management including the use of medications such as membrane stabilizers, nerve blocks, ablations, hypo-gastric blocks, spinal cord stimulation, and intraspinal medications.