Graded exposure and manual therapy in chronic pelvic pain

Is the addition of graded exposure therapy to manual therapy beneficial in chronic pelvic pain?

Chronic pelvic pain (CPP) is often a debilitating condition experienced by women of all ages. Like many chronic conditions, this can lead to significant fear avoidance behaviours which ultimately result in varying degrees of disability.

The women in this study were treated with graded exposure therapy in addition to manual therapy which resulted in significant improvements in their fear avoidance beliefs, pain and disability.  


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