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  • Q&A with Australian Health Practitioners

    What could pelvic pain indicate?

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  • Women's Health Queensland Wide provides free health information for Queensland women. View Profile

    Pelvic pain can be acute or chronic. It should never be ignored as the consequences of not acting can be serious.
    Obviously the source/reason for the pain has to be determined. There are numerous causes of pelvic pain some of which include, but, are not limited to. -
    Infection, menstrual pain, endomentriosis, urinary tract infection, pregnancy, ectopic pregnancy (when a pregnancy has implanted in the fallopian tubes) ovarian cysts, pelvic inflammatory disease, pain during sexual intercourse,fibroids, miscarriage.
    If you are experiencing pelvic pain I urge you not to speculate as to to the reason but rather have a full investigation with your GP
    Women’s Health Educator
    Health Information Line, Women’s Health Queensland Wide

    Women living in Queensland can also call our Health Information Line - a free information and referral service for Queensland women - on 3839 9988 or 1800 017 676 (toll free outside Brisbane).

    Please note that all health information provided by Women’s Health Queensland Wide is subject to this disclaimer

  • Kirra Rankin

    Exercise Physiologist, Massage Therapist, Pilates Instructor

    Rehabilitation Exercise Physiologist specializing in Hydrotherapy. Pilates, massage and coaching background. Focusing on body alignment, breathing, posture control and relaxing the nervous system while exercising … View Profile

    Pelvic pain can indicate a range of different factors:
    1) Walking gait needs addressing
    2) Sitting, standing, walking postures may need correct alignment/education
    3) Pelvic Inflammory disease - seek GP advice.
    4) Urinary tract inflection and other infections
    5) Female reproductive system
    6) Referral network from Lumbar/Thoracic spine. Postural strength/education. 
    See your local GP or Exercise Physioligst for a management plan to help educate you.  Knowledge is power.

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