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What is Pelvic Pain?

Chronic pelvic pain and painful periods are common complaints we diagnose and treat at UR Medicine Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Pelvic pain can have many causes, including:

  • Adenomyosis
  • Chronic infection
  • Chronic pelvic inflammatory disease
  • Endometriosis
  • Fibroids and leiomyoma
  • Hidradenitis
  • Interstitial cystitis
  • Ovarian remnant syndrome
  • Pain with intercourse
  • Pelvic adhesions
  • Pelvic congestion syndrome
  • Pelvic floor dysfunction
  • Pudendal neuropathy
  • Vaginal and vulvar pain
  • Vulvodynia
  • Vulvar skin conditions

UR Medicine's Treatments for Pelvic Pain

Our specialists understand the complex mix of problems that can cause pelvic pain. We deliver complete, personalized care, and we specialize in minimally invasive approaches with conventional laparoscopy and robotic assistance for patients requiring surgery.

Non-surgical treatment options include:

  • Non-narcotic pain medications
  • Menstrual cycle management (hormonal & non-hormonal options)
  • Pain management techniques & counseling
  • Pelvic floor physical therapy
  • Topical medications for vulvar skin conditions
  • Trigger point pressure & injections
  • Uterine artery embolization

Surgical treatments for pelvic pain include:

  • Advanced surgical techniques to address severe adhesions/frozen pelvis
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopy for ovarian cysts, endometriosis, pelvic adhesions, etc.
  • Laparoscopic presacral neurectomy
  • Laparoscopic pudendal nerve release
  • Myomectomy (removal of fibroids)
  • Pelvic floor muscle injections with Botox

What Sets Us Apart?

Here at UR Medicine, we take a multidisciplinary approach to diagnosing and treating pelvic pain. You’ll receive collaborative care with a dedicated pain psychologist and a physical therapist with expertise in pelvic floor dysfunction.

Our experienced specialists care for patients throughout every phase of life, taking the time to tailor a health plan that’s personalized to you and your needs.


Our care team is here for you. Find a UR Medicine expert and get care now.

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Obstetrics & Gynecology - Rochester

125 Lattimore Road, East Entrance, Suite 200
Rochester, NY 14620

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