Prostatitis and Prostate Cancer Treatment in Orlando, FL

What is Prostatitis or Prostate Cancer?

Prostatitis refers to the inflammation of the prostate gland, a small gland located below the bladder in men. This condition can cause discomfort and affect urinary and sexual function. On the other hand, prostate cancer is a type of cancer that develops in the prostate gland. It is one of the most common types of cancer in men and usually grows slowly. 

As a pelvic physical therapist, I understand the importance of addressing conditions that affect pelvic health, including prostatitis and prostate cancer. Contact me today for safe and effective prostatitis and prostate cancer treatment in Orlando, FL.

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What are symptoms of Prostatitis and Prostate Cancer?

Symptoms of Prostatitis can include:

  • Pain or discomfort in the pelvic area, genitals, lower back, or rectum.
  • Urinary symptoms such as frequent urination, urgency to urinate, difficulty urinating, or pain during urination.
  • Sexual dysfunction, including erectile dysfunction, pain during ejaculation, or decreased libido.
  • Flu-like symptoms such as fever, chills, or body aches if there is a bacterial infection.

Symptoms of Prostate Cancer may include:

  • Difficulty urinating, weak urine flow, frequent urination (especially at night), or blood in the urine.
  • Erectile dysfunction.
  • Pain in the lower back, hips, or pelvis.

If you are experiencing any of these symptoms or have concerns about your pelvic health, don’t hesitate to reach out for a consultation. Ensure safe prostatitis and prostate cancer treatment in Orlando, FL with me.

What are the causes of Prostatitis and Prostate Cancer?

The causes of prostatitis can vary depending on the type:

Bacterial infection:

Acute and chronic bacterial prostatitis are caused by bacterial infections affecting the prostate gland. 

Inflammatory factors:

Inflammation in the prostate gland can contribute to the development of prostatitis. 

For Prostate Cancer: 


Prostate cancer is more common in older men, with the risk increasing with age.

Family history:

Having a family history of prostate cancer increases the risk of developing the disease.


A diet high in red meat and low in fruits and vegetables may increase the risk of prostate cancer.

What is the treatment plan for Prostatitis and Prostate Cancer?

Treatment for Prostatitis may include: 


Antibiotics to treat bacterial infections, pain relievers, alpha-blockers, or muscle relaxants. 

Physical therapy:

Pelvic physical therapy can help relieve pelvic floor muscle tension and improve symptoms such as pain and urinary dysfunction. 

Lifestyle modifications:

Diet changes, stress management, and relaxation techniques. 

For Prostate Cancer: 

Pelvic Physical Therapy:

To help regain the common side effects of incontinence and erectile dysfunction. Ideally, seeing me prior to your surgery or procedure for your best outcome.

Active surveillance:

Monitoring the cancer closely but not immediately treating it for slow- growing, early-stage Prostate Cancer. 


Radical prostatectomy to remove the prostate gland for localized Prostate Cancer. 

Radiation therapy:

Using high-energy rays to kill cancer cells. 

Hormone therapy:

Reducing levels of male hormones to slow cancer growth.

If you or a loved one is experiencing symptoms of prostatitis or prostate cancer, don’t hesitate to contact me for prostatitis and prostate cancer treatment in Orlando, FL. Remember, early detection and proactive management are key to effectively addressing pelvic health concerns.

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