Causes of Chronic Pelvic Pain

Chronic pelvic pain is defined as pain in the area of the lower abdomen and pelvis that lasts six months or longer. This condition is complex because the pain may be caused by many different medical problems, and many women usually have more than one of these medical problems. Some medical conditions that are common in women with chronic pelvic pain include:

  • Endometriosis
  • Pelvic infection
  • Pelvic adhesions or scarring from surgery
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Interstitial cystitis
  • Sacroiliitis/Lower back pain
  • Abdominal muscle pain
  • Hernia
  • Fibromyalgia

The Henry Ford West Bloomfield Pelvic Pain Clinic focuses on a non-surgical philosophy of care for most of our patients. However, when surgery is an appropriate option, patients can feel confident that our experts in minimally invasive surgery offer the most advanced techniques such as laparoscopic and robotic surgery techniques.

Our Pelvic Pain Center team also partners with specialists at the Henry Ford Pain Center and the Henry Ford Center for Integrative Medicine to provide women with chronic pelvic pain additional pain-relief and healing therapies when needed.

Take the next step
Let us help you schedule an appointment.

Schedule Appointment Online

Please call 911 if you have an emergency or urgent medical question.

Already a Henry Ford patient?
For the best experience, existing Henry Ford patients can request and self-schedule appointments through Henry Ford MyChart.

Henry Ford Health System is committed to ensuring our Deaf or hard-of-hearing patients and visitors have equal access to all services. We provide the appropriate auxiliary aids and services, including qualified sign language interpreters, TTYs and other assistive listening devices, at no cost. To request assistance, call 313-916-1896 or email [email protected].

Schedule Appointment for