Pelvic Pain Natters

We are solely dedicated to improving the awareness, care, education and support around Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome and Chronic Prostatitis. This podcast is for patients, their loved ones and clinicians with an interest in male pelvic pain. In each episode Karl Monahan and Tim Beames (founders of Pelvic Pain Matters) will unpack key topics around this life altering, debilitating, poorly understood condition. We want to create hope and understanding for all of those who face the challenges of this condition. Recovery is possible despite what much of the medical world tell patients.

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Episodes

6 days ago

In this bonus podcast Karl Monahan continues his exploration of pelvic pain beyond the pelvic floor and beyond pelvic floor dysfunction. In this episode he examines type IV prostatitis, a relatively unknown case of prostatitis that is one of the more common types. Why does no one know about it, because it is asymptomatic! Yep, inflammation of the prostate that elicits NO symptoms. Why is this important and what does this tell us about inflammation of the prostate gland....
This exciting new podcast is dedicated solely to male pelvic pain conditions - Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome and Chronic Prostatitis
Pelvic Pain Matters website - https://www.pelvicpainmatters.com/
The Pelvic Pain Clinic website - https://www.thepelvicpainclinic.co.uk/
Email Pelvic Pain Matters - pelvicpainmatters@gmail.com
Email clinic - info@thepelvicpainclinic.co.uk
#prostatitis #chronicpelvicpainsyndrome #chronicprostatitis #prostate #menshealth #malepelvicpain #recovery #support #urology #urologist #menshealthphysiotherapy #pelvichealth

Friday Jul 05, 2024

In this bonus podcast Karl Monahan reflects on pelvic floor dysfunction and urination. He looks at why we need to explore beyond the pelvic floor alone when considering urinary symptoms. Karl explores posture, anticipation, pain and habits formed around standing, clenching and bracing. He gives assessment guidelines for the patient and the clinician to help unpack urinary symptoms associated with "pelvic floor dysfunction." And he gives an important nod to seeing the bigger picture in male pelvic pain conditions.
This exciting new podcast is dedicated solely to male pelvic pain conditions - Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome and Chronic Prostatitis
Pelvic Pain Matters website - https://www.pelvicpainmatters.com/
The Pelvic Pain Clinic website - https://www.thepelvicpainclinic.co.uk/
Email Pelvic Pain Matters - pelvicpainmatters@gmail.com
Email clinic - info@thepelvicpainclinic.co.uk
#prostatitis #chronicpelvicpainsyndrome #chronicprostatitis #prostate #menshealth #malepelvicpain #recovery #support #urology #urologist #menshealthphysiotherapy #pelvichealth

Friday Jun 28, 2024

In this bonus podcast Karl Monahan reflects on pelvic floor dysfunction. He explores the treatment of trigger points. Why this can be helpful if applied correctly in the treatment of male pelvic pain conditions. What to be wary of when you have been told that trigger points cause your pelvic floor dysfunction.
Here is the very detailed article on TP therapy - https://www.painscience.com/tutorials/trigger-points.php
This exciting new podcast is dedicated solely to male pelvic pain conditions - Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome and Chronic Prostatitis
Pelvic Pain Matters website - https://www.pelvicpainmatters.com/
The Pelvic Pain Clinic website - https://www.thepelvicpainclinic.co.uk/
Email Pelvic Pain Matters - pelvicpainmatters@gmail.com
Email clinic - info@thepelvicpainclinic.co.uk
#prostatitis #chronicpelvicpainsyndrome #chronicprostatitis #prostate #menshealth #malepelvicpain #recovery #support #urology #urologist #menshealthphysiotherapy #pelvichealth

Friday Jun 21, 2024

In this bonus podcast Karl Monahan continues his exploration of pelvic pain beyond the pelvic floor and beyond pelvic floor dysfunction. In this episode he examines sexual dysfunction. He reflects on some research around sexual dysfunction in CPPS/CP. He explores his own journey with sexual dysfunction and opens up on what else might be happening with patients with erectile dysfunction and low libido.
This exciting new podcast is dedicated solely to male pelvic pain conditions - Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome and Chronic Prostatitis
Pelvic Pain Matters website - https://www.pelvicpainmatters.com/
The Pelvic Pain Clinic website - https://www.thepelvicpainclinic.co.uk/
Email Pelvic Pain Matters - pelvicpainmatters@gmail.com
Email clinic - info@thepelvicpainclinic.co.uk
#prostatitis #chronicpelvicpainsyndrome #chronicprostatitis #prostate #menshealth #malepelvicpain #recovery #support #urology #urologist #menshealthphysiotherapy #pelvichealth

Friday Jun 14, 2024

In this bonus podcast Karl Monahan reflects on a book called Unstressable by Mo Gawdat. He talks about the principles of load and the onset of symptoms. He gives some examples of load in his life recently and applies the 3 L's from Mo's book.
Link to the next support group - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/pelvic....
This exciting new podcast is dedicated solely to male pelvic pain conditions - Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome and Chronic Prostatitis
Pelvic Pain Matters website - https://www.pelvicpainmatters.com/
The Pelvic Pain Clinic website - https://www.thepelvicpainclinic.co.uk/
Email Pelvic Pain Matters - pelvicpainmatters@gmail.com
Email clinic - info@thepelvicpainclinic.co.uk
#prostatitis #chronicpelvicpainsyndrome #chronicprostatitis #prostate #menshealth #malepelvicpain #recovery #support #urology #urologist #menshealthphysiotherapy #pelvichealth

Friday May 31, 2024

In this bonus podcast Karl Monahan explores the pelvic floor in more detail. Looking into the nerves we see the muscles of the pelvic floor are not working in isolation. We consider what happens when we integrate the muscles into an orchestra model and why being aware of the nerves is essential for unpacking pelvic floor dysfunction.
Link to the next support group - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/pelvic-pain-support-group-for-men-june-28th-2024-12pm-bst-tickets-915105313627?aff=oddtdtcreator&_gl=1%2A9r910m%2A_up%2AMQ..%2A_ga%2AMTgyNzcwODUxNS4xNzE3MDk0MzQ2%2A_ga_TQVES5V6SH%2AMTcxNzA5NDM0Ni4xLjEuMTcxNzA5NDM3MS4wLjAuMA..
This exciting new podcast is dedicated solely to male pelvic pain conditions - Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome and Chronic Prostatitis
Pelvic Pain Matters website - https://www.pelvicpainmatters.com/
The Pelvic Pain Clinic website - https://www.thepelvicpainclinic.co.uk/
Email Pelvic Pain Matters - pelvicpainmatters@gmail.com
Email clinic - info@thepelvicpainclinic.co.uk
#prostatitis #chronicpelvicpainsyndrome #chronicprostatitis #prostate #menshealth #malepelvicpain #recovery #support #urology #urologist #menshealthphysiotherapy #pelvichealth

Friday May 24, 2024

In this bonus podcast Karl Monahan reflects on what pelvic floor dysfunction is. This is the first of a series of podcasts exploring the phenomenon that is PFD. Karl starts to look at what structures are involved in pelvic floor dysfunction and why the model is incomplete. Karl starts to explore what is involved in PFD and what is often not considered. He makes a comparison to current trends in laboratory born meat...
This exciting new podcast is dedicated solely to male pelvic pain conditions - Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome and Chronic Prostatitis
Pelvic Pain Matters website - https://www.pelvicpainmatters.com/
The Pelvic Pain Clinic website - https://www.thepelvicpainclinic.co.uk/
Email Pelvic Pain Matters - pelvicpainmatters@gmail.com
Email clinic - info@thepelvicpainclinic.co.uk #prostatitis #chronicpelvicpainsyndrome #chronicprostatitis #prostate #menshealth #malepelvicpain #recovery #support #urology #urologist #menshealthphysiotherapy #pelvichealth

Friday May 17, 2024

In this bonus podcast Karl Monahan reflects on the final pilot support group. He talks about why he has set up a global support group for men with pelvic pain. He mentions some of this previous groups and gives feedback from the last pilot.
If you wish to be added to the mailing list for the next group please email pelvicpainmatters@gmail.com
This exciting new podcast is dedicated solely to male pelvic pain conditions - Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome and Chronic Prostatitis
Pelvic Pain Matters website - https://www.pelvicpainmatters.com/
The Pelvic Pain Clinic website - https://www.thepelvicpainclinic.co.uk/
Email Pelvic Pain Matters - pelvicpainmatters@gmail.com
Email clinic - info@thepelvicpainclinic.co.uk #prostatitis #chronicpelvicpainsyndrome #chronicprostatitis #prostate #menshealth #malepelvicpain #recovery #support #urology #urologist #menshealthphysiotherapy #pelvichealth

Friday May 10, 2024

In this bonus podcast Karl Monahan talks about mental health awareness week. He opens up on his own challenges with mental health. He discusses the importance of talking and reaching out for help. Karl talks about the role of mental health in CPPS/CP conditions and reveals some shocking revelations about Fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Here is the UK Government webpage - https://www.gov.uk/drug-safety-update/fluoroquinolone-antibiotics-suicidal-thoughts-and-behaviour
This is the charity CALM - https://www.thecalmzone.net/guides/suicidal-thoughts
And the charity Movember - https://uk.movember.com/?home
This exciting new podcast is dedicated solely to male pelvic pain conditions - Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome and Chronic Prostatitis
Pelvic Pain Matters website - https://www.pelvicpainmatters.com/
The Pelvic Pain Clinic website - https://www.thepelvicpainclinic.co.uk/
Email Pelvic Pain Matters - pelvicpainmatters@gmail.com
Email clinic - info@thepelvicpainclinic.co.uk
#prostatitis #chronicpelvicpainsyndrome #chronicprostatitis #prostate #menshealth #malepelvicpain #recovery #support #urology #urologist #menshealthphysiotherapy #pelvichealth

Friday May 03, 2024

In this bonus podcast Karl Monahan talks about the importance of journaling in recovery. Why identifying your wins can be an integral part of change.
Here is the suggested documentary to watch - https://www.amazon.co.uk/Hugh-van-Cuylenburg-GEM-Self/dp/B0B65YS15V
And a link to the next support group sign up - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/pelvic-pain-matters-global-community-tickets-883946306197?aff=oddtdtcreator
This exciting new podcast is dedicated solely to male pelvic pain conditions - Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome and Chronic Prostatitis
Pelvic Pain Matters website - https://www.pelvicpainmatters.com/
The Pelvic Pain Clinic website - https://www.thepelvicpainclinic.co.uk/
Email Pelvic Pain Matters - pelvicpainmatters@gmail.com
Email clinic - info@thepelvicpainclinic.co.uk
#prostatitis #chronicpelvicpainsyndrome #chronicprostatitis #prostate #menshealth #malepelvicpain #recovery #support #urology #urologist #menshealthphysiotherapy #pelvichealth

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Pelvic Pain Natters

Thanks so much for clicking on the link to bring you to our podcast dedicated to male pelvic pain. Our simple mission is to raise greater awareness, care, treatments and discussions around male pelvic pain. Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome account for over 95% of all cases of male pelvic pain. It has been suggested that 1 in 2 men will suffer with symptoms of male pelvic pain in there lifetimes yet it is such a poorly understood and recognised condition. We are here to change this. Together we can make the future brighter for all of those involved in male pelvic pain 

SUCCESSFUL RECOVERY FROM PELVIC PAIN IS POSSIBLE. WE HAVE TAKEN 100'S OF MEN THROUGH THIS JOURNEY SINCE 2009. YOU TOO CAN OVERCOME PELVIC PAIN

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