If you have Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome (Prostatitis) you might find that its impacts on your quality of life, pain is usually persistent and can vary in severity from day to day. It may stop you from leading a full and active life. Focused Shockwave Therapy ESWT is a safe and clinically proven treatment for the most common type of CPPS.
Around 6% of men will experience chronic non-bacterial prostatitis
Who suffers with Prostatitis / CPPS?
Chronic pelvic pain condition can affect men of any age, but is most common in older men who have an enlarged prostate.
What is the prostate?
The prostate is a walnut-shaped gland that sits beneath the bladder and in front of the back passage. It wraps around the tube, called the urethra, which allows urine to flow out of the bladder and for semen to pass out through the penis. The prostate can only be checked from inside the anus.
What does the prostate do?
The prostate creates a clear fluid that mixes with sperm to form semen. The purpose of this fluid is to protect the sperm.
What can you do at home to relieve CPPS?
- Take warm baths
- Ensure you exercise regularly
- Avoid sitting for long periods of time
- If you do have to sit for a long time try using a cushion or pillow
- Avoid eating and drinking things that can irritate the bladder, like spicy foods, caffeine, and alcohol