If you feel like you may be suffering from endometriosis, then I want to reassure you that there. is. hope.
The journey to being diagnosed with endometriosis can be long, stressful, and unnerving with the “unknown” hanging in the air. However once you are diagnosed there are often not too many answers given to you. Your Ob/Gyn might discuss different surgical options, or prescribe a certain medication to control your cycle in attempt to mitigate symptoms. Just remember- there is no real cure… yet.
Until that miracle cure is discovered, physical therapists have been working on creating ways to help women suffering from endometriosis so that they may rely less on medications, and have increased ability to go to work and school! No one should have to miss out on a party, holiday, or fun event due to painful cramping, or a heavy flow.
As a pelvic floor physical therapist, these are often my 4 Tips to help deal with symptoms:
If you found this helpful – you should head over to Belle Therapy + Wellness Youtube Channel for some recommendations on different yoga routines and stretches that can help reduce back & hip pain, and decrease discomfort from cramping!
Hope to see you over there! As always if you have any questions please drop a comment down below!