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Interstitial Cystitis

Also known as painful bladder syndrome, interstitial cystitis is chronic pain that may present like a urinary tract or other infection, even though no infection is present.  Symptoms include lower pelvic pressure, discomfort and tenderness.  The cause of interstitial cystitis is not known.  Pelvic floor physical therapy gives patients techniques to better manage their flares in pain by teaching pelvic floor relaxation and healthy bladder habits.