Most women, at some time in their lives,
experience chronic painful pelvic and urological health conditions. When the condition persists for longer than 3
months, it is called chronic pelvic pain (CPP). This is a
poorly-understood condition that likely represents abnormal neurological
function, either in the peripheral nervous system or central nervous
Chronic pelvic pain is pain in your pelvic
region, which is the area below your belly button and above your hips that
lasts for at least 6 months. The pain may be a steady or it may come and
go. It can
feel like a dull ache, or it can be sharp. The pain may be mild, or it may
be bad enough to interfere with normal daily activities.
Possible chronic painful pelvic and
urological health conditions
only national non-profit organization that focuses on chronic painful pelvic
health and painful bladder
PURE HOPE's Medical Advisory Board Chair,
Sophie G. Fletcher, M.D., and Elena Ruocco, MSN, RN, FNP-BC at Methodist Urology
are hosting the following event:
Female Pelvic Health Meeting:
The Team Approach on February 9, 2013 from
7:30 am to 3:30 pm.
CLICK HERE for more information.
Cindy Sinclair, President
of PURE HOPE is proud to announce the following changes to the organization effective January 1, 2011:
Peter M. Lotze, M.D., Urogynecology Specialist at Women's Pelvic Health & Continence Center has been elected to the position of Vice-President on the Board of Directors.
Phillip C. Phan, M.D., Pain Management Specialist at Houston Pain Associates has been elected as the 2011 - 2012 Medical Advisory Board Chairperson.
Sophie G. Fletcher, M.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Urology, Methodist Urology has been elected as the 2011 - 2012 Medical Advisory Board Vice-Chairperson.
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