Intersititial Cystits and Physical Therapy

Many people with interstitial cystitis (IC) and their physicians are turning to physical therapy to help ease IC symptoms and pain. This kind of therapy is especially helpful if you have pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD). Physical therapy may take several forms:

Many of the urinary, bowel, or sexual symptoms IC patients experience can be signs of PFD, including:

  • Urinary urgency, frequency, or hesitancy, stopping and starting, painful urination, or incomplete emptying
  • Constipation, straining, pain with bowel movements
  • Unexplained pain in your low back, pelvic region, genital area, or rectum
  • Pain during or after intercourse or orgasm

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