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Human Studies


Pain Res Manag


How Does Myofascial Physical Therapy Attenuate Pain in Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome?


Grinberg K, Weissman-Fogel I, Lowenstein L, Abramov L, Granot M
Pain Res Manag. 2019; 2019:6091257.
PMID: 31915499.


Chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS) is a multifactorial disorder comprising structural and functional muscular abnormalities, a dysfunctional pain system, and psychological distress. Myofascial physical Therapy (MPT) that is targeted at improving pelvic muscle functioning is considered a first line nonpharmacological treatment for CPPS, although the precise mechanisms that lead to symptoms alleviation have not yet been elucidated.