Interstitial Cystitis Treatment
Interstitial Cystitis / Painful Bladder Syndrome
At Opal Physio, we provide comprehensive and compassionate care for individuals dealing with Interstitial Cystitis (IC). Our experienced pelvic floor physiotherapists understand the complexities of this condition. They are committed to helping you manage your symptoms, improve your bladder function, and enhance your overall quality of life.
We strive to empower you on your journey toward better health and well-being by offering personalized treatment plans and ongoing support after being diagnosed with IC. We understand that IC can be a challenging and life-altering condition, and we are committed to providing the highest level of care and support to help you regain your quality of life.
Our expert physiotherapists are trained in managing and treating IC and will work closely with you to develop an individualized treatment plan that meets your unique needs.
What is Interstitial Cystitis?
Interstitial Cystitis (IC), or Painful Bladder Syndrome (PBS), is a chronic condition characterized by bladder pain, urgency, and frequency. It affects men and women and can cause significant discomfort, impacting daily activities and emotional well-being. The exact cause of IC remains unknown, but it is believed to involve an abnormality in the bladder lining, leading to irritation and inflammation.
Symptoms of Interstitial Cystitis:
Symptoms of Interstitial Cystitis can vary from person to person and may include a combination of the following
- Bladder pain that gets worse with bladder filling
- Chronic pelvic pain
- Pressure, pain, tenderness around the bladder, pelvis, and the area between the anus and vagina or anus and scrotum
- Pain during sex
- Pain in the perineal region and vagina for women
- Pain between the scrotum and penis in men
- A persistent and urgent need to urinate
- Frequent urination, often in small amounts, throughout the day and night
How can Physiotherapy help with Interstitial Cystitis?
Physiotherapy has been proven to be an effective treatment option for managing IC symptoms. Our approach to the best treatment for Interstitial Cystitis involves a combination of techniques, including:
What to expect during your initial consultation
During your initial consultation, one of our physiotherapists will conduct a thorough assessment, including a medical history review, physical examination, and pelvic floor evaluation. We will discuss your symptoms, concerns, and goals for treatment and then develop an individualized treatment plan that addresses your specific needs.
Get Started with Your IC Treatment
At Opal, we are dedicated to helping you regain control over your bladder and improving your quality of life. If you or a loved one is struggling with Interstitial Cystitis, contact us today to schedule an appointment with one of our experienced physiotherapists for Interstitial Cystitis treatment in Langley. We look forward to supporting you on your journey toward better health and well-being.