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Pelvic pain and Manual Osteopath Treatment:

Updated: Jan 19

Many people suffer from hyper-tonic pelvic floor muscles.

A hyper-tonic pelvic floor is having a tight muscle tone and reduced mobility.

A hyper-tonic pelvic floor comes with pain and a list of other symptoms.

Usually it also comes with a reduced range of motion.


The symptoms associated with a hyper-tonic pelvic floor muscles are:


  • Constipation

  • Incomplete Emptying Of The Bowels

  • Straining When Emptying The Bowels

  • Pelvic Pain

  • Hip Pain

  • Pain in the tailbone

  • Low Back Pain

  • Painful Sex

  • Vaginismus

  • Urinary Incontinence

  • Incomplete Emptying Of The Bladder

  • Slow Flow Of Urine

  • Hesitancy Or Delayed Start Of Urine Stream

  • Urinary Urgency

  • Frequent urination

  • Painful Urination

The symptoms associated with hyper-tonic pelvic floor muscles can be aggravated by exercise, a sedentary job or lifestyle and stress.


Manual Osteopath Treatment is effective in relaxing the pelvic floor muscles and reducing the symptoms.



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