Six Tips for Easy Diagnosis and Proper Treatment of Pelvic Pain
Chung KJ, Han AN, Kim KH. Recommendations to the primary care practitioners and the patients for managing pelvic pain, especially in painful bladder syndrome for early and better prognosis. J Exerc Rehabil. 2015 Oct 30;11(5):251-4. doi: 10.12965/jer.150226. eCollection 2015.
This educational article suggests six tips for primary care practitioners and their patients for easy diagnosis and proper treatment of pelvic pain. The tips cover self-awareness of painful bladder syndrome, the need to promptly perform a urine culture test, identifying the location of pain urinary incontinence, the utility of dietary control, complementary and alternative medicine, and how to find an expert in care of pelvic pain. The authors suggest that following the tips outlined in this article could help patients with painful bladder syndrome achieve a better prognosis.