Latest podcast: Reflections on My Experience Recovering from Pelvic Pain LISTEN NOW

In published research, our protocol significantly reduces symptoms in the majority of our patients.

We treat Prostatitis, Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome, Levator Ani Syndrome, Pelvic Floor Dysfunction and other diagnoses.

Click to read a NY Times article about the Wise-Anderson Protocol.

In the latest Stanford study, the global response assessment revealed that 82% of our patients reported improvement. (59% marked/moderate, 23% slight)

New study: 1/3 of pelvic pain patients using Wise-Anderson Protocol stopped using all drugs after 6 months


The new definitive edition of the Penguin/Random House/ Harmony edition of A Headache in the Pelvis in now available!

The new revised and updated edition distills the experience of our 25 years in treating pelvic floor pain and dysfunction in men and women. It presents the latest description of the Wise-Anderson Protocol for pelvic floor pain, originally developed at Stanford University in the Department of Urology by David Wise, PhD and Rodney Anderson, MD. The Random House Audio Book of A Headache in the Pelvis is also now available on Amazon.

Can be found online and with the retail booksellers below:

Pelvic Pain Podcast

Listen to Dr. Wise’s podcasts discussing the resolution of pelvic pain syndromes from his 27 years of experience in treating the condition. Dr. Wise is the director of the National Center for Pelvic Pain Research that offers a 4 day immersion clinic to eligible men and women. He is the co-author with Stanford urologist Dr. Rodney Anderson, of A Headache in the Pelvis.


Choose among Dr. Wise’s 40 podcasts about the different symptoms treated by the Wise-Anderson Protocol.


(Most of our patients have at least two or more symptoms)

  • Urinary Frequency / Urgency / Hesitancy
  • Pain with Sitting
  • Rectal / Perineum Pain
  • Genital Pain
  • Pain During or After Sex
  • Pain or Relief After Bowel Movement
  • Lower Abdominal Pain
  • Tailbone / Low Back Pain
  • Stress Can Increase Pain
  • Hot Baths or Heat Help
  • Depression / Anxiety About Symptoms
  • Symptoms Reduce Quality of Life
  • Conventional Treatments Don't Help
  • Medical Tests Find No Disease

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Published Research & Media


Stanford Emeritus Professor Rodney Anderson discusses the Wise-Anderson Protocol for treatment of prostatitis and chronic pelvic pain syndromes.

A Fix for Stress-Related Pelvic Pain
By Donald G. McNeil Jr., published December 30, 2013
Read the full article on the NY Times website

  • Published research shows that after six months of Wand use most patients showed significant reduction in internal trigger point sensitivity/pain
  • Internal trigger point release can be effectively done by patient
  • The 6-month use of Wand in a clinical trial is associated with significant reduction in emotional distress, symptoms & medication use

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