Chronic Pain Types

Causes of Male Pelvic Pain and Treatment Options

Causes of Male Pelvic Pain and Treatment Options

Inflammation of the prostate gland is just one possible causes of male pelvic pain. Learn more about it and others, as well as possible treatments. Male pelvic pain—that which is centered around the lower abdomen or buttocks—can be a sign of...

Most Recent

What Does Nerve Pain Feel Like?

Nerve pain can be experienced in different ways and what your unique pain feels like can be important for diagnosis. Learn how to describe nerve pain. Neuropathic pain also called nerve pain, is one of the many classes of chronic pain. Nerve pain is...

Most Recent

What Causes Chronic Postoperative Pain?

Learn how chronic postoperative pain can be caused by various conditions including nerve damage, scar tissue, and post-surgical complications. It is not unusual to experience pain after surgery. Considering that surgery involves cutting through...

Most Recent

Types of Chronic Pain

Chronic pain can be caused by a number of diseases, injuries, and conditions. Learn how types are classified to better discuss your pain with your doctor.

Most Recent

Overview of Pelvic Nerve Pain

Learn how damage to nerves in the abdominal wall, in and around the pelvic cavity and groin and perineal areas, can lead to chronic pelvic nerve pain. Men and women alike are prone to chronic pelvic nerve pain, usually resulting from damage to one...

Most Recent

Pelvic Pain Caused by Uterine Fibroids

Learn about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of uterine fibroids, a leading cause of chronic pelvic pain in women. Uterine fibroids can be a cause of women's pelvic pain. Uterine fibroids are abnormal tissue masses that grow in or on...

Most Recent

An Overview of Neuroma

A neuroma is a painful ball of scar tissue and nerve endings that occurs after the nerve is cut or damaged. It's often called a "pinched nerve." A neuroma is an often painful but typically benign abnormal growth of nerve tissue. It's...

Most Recent

What Are Nociceptors?

Nociceptors are responsible for sending signals to the spinal cord and brain when there is potential damage to the body. Nociceptors often referred to as your "pain receptors," are free nerve endings located all over the body, including the skin,...

Most Recent

4 Common Types of Chronic Pain

Chronic pain affects 20% of adults and is characterized by pain that lasts more than 12 weeks. Learn the most common types in the U.S. Chronic pain is commonly defined as any pain that lasts more than 12 weeks. Whereas acute pain is the normal...

Most Recent

Pelvic Pain and Joint Instability During Pregnancy

Learn about the diagnosis and treatment of pelvic joint instability which is a leading cause of pelvic pain in women, especially after pregnancy. Pelvic joint instability is often pregnancy-related, occurring either during pregnancy or after...

  • 1
Top