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What is chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome?

(CPPS; Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome)

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The exact cause of chronic prostatitis is unknown.

​It is said to be more common among men in their 30s to 40s who are in their prime of work.

It is thought that the reason for this is that prolonged sitting at a desk or driving a car causes poor blood flow in the pelvis. It is also believed that psychological stress is also involved.

Let's take a closer look at chronic prostatitis!


chronic prostatitisSymptoms vary widely, with many people complaining of pain and discomfort in the lower abdomen, glans, scrotum, pubic bone, pelvis, and inner thigh.

In 1995, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) proposed a new classification of prostatitis.Chronic prostatitis without proven bacterial infection is classified as Category III-B, and is classified as chronic non-bacterial prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome(choronic non-bacterial prostatitis / chronic pelvic pain syndrome).

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Reference image: From Igaku Shoin “Visualizing the Mechanism of the Body” 2nd edition

In 1999, the Research Guideline was presented by the NIH, and the Chronic Prostatitis Symptom Score (NIH; Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome Index; CPSI) was created and is being applied to determine the severity of chronic prostatitis and the effectiveness of treatment.

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Director Sugimoto's paper is

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In acupuncture treatment,Chronic pelvic pain syndrome (chronic prostatitis, etc.)Symptom reliefGamiYou can do it!

​That's right! Mr. Sugimoto!

So, what kind of treatment can patients suffering from chronic pelvic pain syndrome receive at Koel Acupuncture Clinic?

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Thank you for your question, Elle!

Patients who can receive my treatment for this symptom are:Although drug therapy was performed under the diagnosis of chronic pelvic pain syndrome, no improvement was seen.” Many people come to the hospital. For these patients, we have conducted extensive research on lower urinary tract disorders such as chronic pelvic pain syndrome, overactive bladder, and interstitial cystitis. I will briefly explain how to do this below!

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●Area used: Pudendal nerve acupuncture point

The location of the pudendal nerve acupuncture point is on the line connecting the posterior superior iliac spine and the lower medial edge of the ischial tuberosity, 50 to 60% from the cranial side. By stimulating this place,It is effective in improving the pain and discomfort symptoms of chronic pelvic pain syndrome and interstitial cystitis.

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Reference diagram: From Grail Anatomy, 2nd edition

*Regarding the treatment of urinary disorders related to pudendal nerve acupuncture points and the mesognathic hole, questions have also been asked in recent national examinations for acupuncture and acupuncture practitioners.

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Acupuncture on the buttocks improves discomfort and urinary symptoms!

​Because we have been doing this research for a long time, it will lead to improvements and improve the QOL of patients! The teacher is amazing! !

​I also have to improve my skills so that I don't lose to my teacher!

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I agree!

We are constantly improving our technology. It makes me really happy to see patients whose symptoms have not improved until now go home with a smile on their faces after treatment!

If you are suffering from symptoms of non-bacterial chronic prostatitis (chronic pelvic pain syndrome), please consult our clinic.

We will explain the details of the treatment as well as the number of treatments to suit each individual.

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