Interstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder Syndrome Resource List

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By Melinda Fontaine, DPT, PT, PHRC Walnut Creek

May is Pelvic Pain Awareness Month and at PHRC we want to do our part to help people better understand pelvic pain syndromes and more importantly, help people suffering with these diagnoses get the help they need to recover. Since knowledge is power we created 5 videos and blog posts that we hope people find useful. This week, in our third week of the Pelvic Pain Explained Webinar series, I had the honor of talking about a topic I feel passionately about: Interstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder Syndrome. Hopefully the information in my webinar and in this blog post will help people better understand how their symptoms happened and arm them with the tools they need to get better.


In case you missed it, here is a link to my Interstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder Syndrome Webinar.



Pelvic pain specialist and urologist Dr. Christina Palmer talks to Hannah Matluck on the Women’s Pelvic Health Podcast


Youtube Videos

What People Don’t Know About Interstitial Cystitis


Instagram Videos

Dr. Jason Kutch: Interstitial Cystitis Updates IG LIVE

Journal Club presents “Clinical profile of comorbid dysmenorrhea and bladder sensitivity: a cross sectional analysis”



Check out PHRC Cofounder Stephanie Prendergast on Bustle about pelvic floor physical therapy & IC!

The Interstitial Cystitis Association and the Interstitial Cystitis Network are two patient advocacy groups working hard to raise awareness about IC/PBS and help patients through the diagnosis and treatment process.



We LOVE Nicole Cozean’s book, The Interstitial Cystitis Solution! Stay tuned to our YouTube Channel, Stephanie is interviewing Nicole later this month, diving deeper about multi-faceted and effective treatment plans for people recovering from IC.


Blog Posts

Check out our top blog posts on Interstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder Syndrome.

The Most Proven IC Treatment: Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy

Beating Interstitial Cystitis

The Connection Between SIBO and Interstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder Syndrome (and How to Relieve Both)

Physical Therapy Treatment for Interstitial Cystitis and Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome


Patient Success Stories

For more success stories, check out our book Pelvic Pain Explained!

How to find informed medical providers

International Pelvic Pain Society Find a Provider

American Physical Therapy Association’s Section on Women’s Health PT Locator

Herman and Wallace Find a Provider

Pelvic Guru Provider Directory

Is there something we did not cover that you would like to know or hear about? Share your comments!


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