Sitz baths are recommended by OBGYN’s Urologists, Nurses and physicians to help relieve pain in a man or woman’s perineum or genital area. A sitz bath helps relax muscles and increases blood flow. It can help with Postpartum, Hemorrhoids, prostate issues including BPH and prostatitis, lower pelvic pain etc.
A sitz bath can be performed 3 ways.
- In a bathtub,
- Using a sitz bath plastic bowl that rests on the toilet
- Using sitz bath garments such as sitz bath shorts and breifs.