31Jan, 2018

Interstitial Cystitis (Painful Bladder Syndrome)

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Many people with interstitial cystitis (IC) and their physicians are turning to physical therapy to help ease IC symptoms and pain. Interstitial cystitis, also known as painful bladder syndrome, is a chronic condition that causes bladder pain, bladder pressure and sometimes pelvic pain. The pain can range from mild discomfort to severe. The muscular, hollow organ that stores urine is your bladder. The urgency to pee happens when the bladder is full and expands signaling the brain through the pelvic nerves that it is time to pee. However, with interstitial cystitis the signals get […]