About Urogenital and Pelvic Pain
Chronic urogenital and pelvic pain is pain that originates in the pelvis or the lower abdominal organs. It can affect both men and women, although urogenital and pelvic pain is much more common in women. The possible causes of this pain can be urologic, gastrointestinal, vascular, musculoskeletal, or neurologic. At UT Health Austin, we understand that chronic pain can severely impact your quality of life and urogenital and pelvic pain specifically can negatively impact your mental, emotional and sexual health. Our team is determined to alleviate your pain and reduce the impact of your symptoms.
Treating Urogenital and Pelvic Pain at UT Health Austin
Our team of experts will evaluate your medical history, sexual history and symptoms, take any necessary imaging, and conduct a thorough physical examination to determine the cause of your urogenital and pelvic pain. Depending on the cause, severity and frequency of your pain, your customized treatment plan may include a medication, physical therapy, counseling or cognitive behavioral therapy, pelvic floor therapy, nerve blocks, and sometimes surgery. Our care team is dedicated to reaching a solution that allows you to focus on what really matters.
Care Team Approach
We have assembled a team of experts that includes a Pain Medicine Physician, Interventional Pain Management Physician, Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner, Physical Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Psychiatrist, and Pharmacist to treat your needs. Our team is here to listen and collaborate to develop a treatment plan that is right for you.