Current Urology Reports

, Volume 1, Issue 2, pp 155–158 | Cite as

Pelvic floor physical therapy for patients with prostatitis

  • Jeannette M. Potts
  • Elizabeth O’Dougherty


The most common form of prostatitis is National Institutes of Health category III, also known as chronic abacterial prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome. The search for effective and durable therapy for this condition remains frustrating for both patients and physicians. A new approach incorporating a neurobahavioral and musculoskeletal perspective is emerging as a means of diagnosing and treating affected patients. Adopting methods from gynecology, colorectal surgery, and physical therapy has had promising effects in men diagnosed with chronic prostatitis.


Pelvic Floor Pelvic Pain Prostatitis Interstitial Cystitis Chronic Pelvic Pain 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeannette M. Potts
    • 1
  • Elizabeth O’Dougherty
    • 1
  1. 1.Cleveland Clinic FoundationClevelandUSA

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