A Headache in the Pelvis: A New Understanding and Treatment for Prostatitis and Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndromes, 4th Edition
This groundbreaking book describes the Stanford Protocol for pelvic pain in men and women, a new and revolutionary treatment developed at Stanford University. The 4th edition enlarges the scope of the book to specifically address the Stanford Protocol for womenÕs pelvic pain and includes a large illustrated section on the method of pelvic floor trigger point release. It also includes details of Paradoxical Relaxation for conditions of pelvic pain that affect women.
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By William L. Hooper "Bill Hooper" - February 28, 2008
To my knowledge, this is the only book on the subject of chronic pelvic pain and after reading it, I finally have a sense of hope for my condition. In my situation, symptoms having been getting worse over the past year - not so bad that I've been incapacitated, but bad enough that I've been concerned for my long term health. This book has been a godsend. For now I understand what causes, and how to treat my pelvic pain. That is a huge revelation.
About a year ago, I went to a urologist, who, after performing some tests, stated my problem was simply stress. However, he provided no information on how to TREAT my current symptoms. This book has filled that void, and now I have sense of hope for the future. And that is very important. Time will tell if how much symptoms will improve. I've already had some abatement of my symptoms just since reading the book.
I have to disagree with one reviewer who feels this book is merely an advertisement for their week long... read more
A Life-Changing Read for Those with Pelvic Pain
By Turn Within - May 28, 2007
To all those suffering with CPPS/Prostatitis: You must give yourself the gift of reading this book. It is the scripture of the new paradigm for treating chronic pelvic pain. Most importantly, it was written by someone who had actually suffered for years with pelvic pain and, by using the techniques introduced in the book, freed himself from chronic pain. For an author to be able to say to a reader, "I have been where you are", creates overwhelming trust and compassion that is felt throughout this book.
I write this review with the utmost confidence because I, too, suffered with pelvic pain for several years, and was misdiagnosed with "prostatitis" over and over again, as many men have been for years. When I read this book, I just knew it was the truth, because it spoke so fully to every aspect of my condition, both physically, mentally, and emotionally. I committed myself to doing the protocol described in the book, and attended one of the monthly clinics that the... read more
THIS SAVED MY LIFE!
By A. Borrego - March 13, 2008
I have suffered from chronic pelvic pain since I was eighteen, which was fourteen years ago. I developed the pain through over-stretching. Initially I thought that it had been a tear or sprain. Who knows, it might have been. Physical therapy helped me up to a point, but I could not get rid of the inflammation or sever burning. I was in pain constantly regardless of what I was doing: sitting or standing. It got to the point that my legs atrophied and I was forced to sit in a chair constantly: it hurt worse standing than sitting. Every physician I went to could not help me. Urologist didn't understand what was going on and every physical therapist told me that there was no connection between my pelvic floor and the other areas I was feeling pain. They would usually blow me off and tell me that I needed to go see a psychologist. I did! Even a psychiatrist! Even my brother who is a physician could not help me. I had searched the web for help and I came across a lot of stuff... read more
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