Pain with Sitting

Pain with sitting may be very debilitating since it often prevents patients from working (sitting at the desk) and participating in daily social activities (sitting to have a meal, travelling, going to the movies etc.) It may range from mild discomfort to severe pain preventing patient from sitting at all. Some patients find sitting on the doughnut cushion beneficial, others use zero gravity chairs or kneeling chairs and some patients do not set at all. They arranged their workspace using various types of standing desks.

Pain with sitting may be caused by the following conditions:

  • pudendal nerve entrapment
  • spastic pelvic floor syndrome
  • pelvic congestion syndrome

If you or someone you know experience pain in the vaginal or rectal area related to sitting please call our office at 480-599-9682 or email [email protected] to learn about available treatments.

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