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by LightningTree
Mon Oct 16, 2006 6:44 pm
Forum: Muscle Spasm & Anxiety Tx
Topic: AUTOGENTIC RELAXATION VS PARADOXICAL RELAXATION AND A FEW ?
Replies: 2
Views: 411

I don't know about the paradoxical relaxation tapes. I never bought them or heard them. I use progressive relaxation, a tape made by my psychologist, while focusing on the paradoxic aspect of "trying to relax" with pain that usually makes you 'guard' your pelvis. I don't know exactly what Wise inten...
by LightningTree
Fri Oct 13, 2006 9:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Getting very frustrated at family!
Replies: 9
Views: 445

My parents and brothers are extremely supportive. As my parents had twins who have both had this, they understand that this isn't some weird personal choice to suffer (as some rejectionists will assume when forced to think about it.) Yet we all maintain a positive attitude about it and that has help...
by LightningTree
Fri Oct 13, 2006 9:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tip of Penis Pain
Replies: 16
Views: 527

THe abdomen connection seems almost universal. Its generally on the left side just below the belly button. Some have suggested that is a nerve conduit. I also wonder about the left psoas, the runs down from the side/front of the spine towards the left leg and passes through the abdomen under the sup...
by LightningTree
Fri Oct 13, 2006 8:59 pm
Forum: More Success Stories
Topic: A Word of Hope
Replies: 3
Views: 5781

THanks for this post! I use cognitive therapy techniques, too. Its great! I'm glad to hear that you are on the road to recovery. Its amazing that after a decade of suffering you can make such progress in two years!
by LightningTree
Fri Oct 13, 2006 8:56 pm
Forum: More Success Stories
Topic: Pigeon Pose Stretch (Stage 1) is Still Providing 100% Relief
Replies: 16
Views: 16889

Ok, two months later.... I was doing the pigeon pose one day and I tore (quite badly) muscles at the back of my right leg up in to the buttocks. SO BE CAREFUL. I had my right leg forward in the pose, and my left leg back, and had not adequately stretched my hamstrings before this pose. The pull was ...
by LightningTree
Fri Oct 13, 2006 8:50 pm
Forum: Best Posts
Topic: clenching/holding the pelvic floor tight
Replies: 10
Views: 1546

THanks,

Now keep in mind, the ultimate cause of CPPS is not know. But anxious and depressed people, particularly when both, seem awfully prone. Thinking about the muscles, nerves, rehabilitation, and such is a good way to treat the symptoms.
by LightningTree
Wed Oct 11, 2006 6:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New from Australia - my story
Replies: 11
Views: 678

I agree with webslave and lookouth that you should do the Stanford/Wise-Anderson Protocol. If you are having or had issues with fidelity, it will take a tremendous toll on your in terms of anxiety and self-worth until you figure out a solution that you are comfortable with. This stress can make the ...
by LightningTree
Wed Oct 11, 2006 6:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hope This Is A Good Sign!!
Replies: 6
Views: 242

The bladder is a tricky organ. It has three basic forms of nerve input , 1 that can be consciously controlled, one that causes urine retention when afraid, and another that enables urination when relaxed. Is the increased urination sensation allowing you to pee better? Any change to how you urinate?...
by LightningTree
Wed Oct 11, 2006 6:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tip of Penis Pain
Replies: 16
Views: 527

I'm glad you are going to do the stretches, they are very important. I believe that pain in the penis tip can also be caused by the prostate/bladder neck region, as well as the upper rear Levator Ani. To get the bladder neck to relax, you will be best off working on increasing your inherent state of...
by LightningTree
Wed Oct 11, 2006 5:54 pm
Forum: Best Posts
Topic: clenching/holding the pelvic floor tight
Replies: 10
Views: 1546

Hi, Yes, this issue gets a little confusing for people because of the contrast between Kegel exercise and the Stanford/Wise-Anderson Protocol. In traditional pelvic physiotherapy, the thinking was that pain was caused by weak musculature, resulting in things not supporting each other correctly. Also...
by LightningTree
Mon Oct 02, 2006 5:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: first steps of success
Replies: 9
Views: 480

I agree with webslave. Keep getting things relaxed in there and continue to help them relax and spead out. And avoiding sitting at this time can help minimize prostate symptoms by reducing its daily irritation. As you keep it up the inflammation will reduce.
by LightningTree
Fri Sep 29, 2006 4:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Older newbie
Replies: 6
Views: 209

Yeah, For example, I am usually symptom free due to all of the good relaxation and stretching, except fo this week where I picked up a swollen prostate. That may be because I went back to sitting at a desk eight hours a day. Or maybe I grabbed a virus off of campus. In any case, I had some urethral ...
by LightningTree
Fri Sep 29, 2006 2:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Case with pain in extremities
Replies: 7
Views: 478

Sure thing, Ladoga. Please be advised that my brother was told by some doctors that he had permanent nerve damage. He is now fine and has no symptoms. He was in terrible pain, as was I , for the better part of a year, before stretching for that year started to have any affect. Let us know how your P...
by LightningTree
Thu Sep 28, 2006 8:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Would you guys switch Uro's?
Replies: 4
Views: 250

We don't think that general CPPS is due to an infection. It may start out as one but once it starts cascading, its an entirely different problem, although with an unknown cause that is still the subject of considerable research. But that is extensive CPPS. You, contrarily, have had a recent surgery ...
by LightningTree
Thu Sep 28, 2006 8:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Internal massage/Injection of Procaine/Botox:PLEASE READ
Replies: 19
Views: 487

I saw your other question. Not referring to the prostate or a muscle really near it I don't think. This area is just right inside the rectum. I can reach it with external massage, though that isn't enough. Best relief from direct trigger point release type stuff internal to it. The prostate would b...