IC Awareness Daily Fact #9 – Patients Can Struggle To Find Medical Care Providers

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IC Awareness Month Daily Tip 9

If there was one common dream among IC patients, it’s working with a knowledgeable and compassionate doctor who could treat all of their pelvic ills: the bladder, the pelvic floor, the bowel and, of course, the reproductive tract. Thankfully, a small but growing number of urologists and urogynecologists are moving in that direction, adding physical therapists, psychologists and other specialists into their clinical practice. Odds are, though, you’ll still be working with a couple of different specialists to help you find relief.

Here are some resources that might help you find a provider(s) in your area:

By | 2017-07-21T07:46:46+00:00 September 9th, 2014|Announcements, Daily Facts|Comments Off on IC Awareness Daily Fact #9 – Patients Can Struggle To Find Medical Care Providers

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Jill Osborne is the president and founder of the Interstitial Cystitis Network, a health education company dedicated to interstitial cystitis, bladder pain syndrome and other pelvic pain disorders. Representing the IC community, she has appeared radio and TV shows including the PBS “Healthy Body Healthy Mind” television series. She serves as editor of the IC Optimist quarterly magazine and has authored dozens of articles on IC. She spends the majority of her time developing new, internet based educational and support tools for IC patients, including the “Living with IC” video series currently on YouTube and the ICN Food List smartphone app!