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  • Writer's pictureNicole Cozean

IC or PFD: What Does Your Patient Really Have?

In this 'sode we dive into one of the most common questions we get from patients - do I even have IC, or is it just pelvic floor dysfunction?

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This question often stumps us as physical therapists as well!

They've had a long history of dealing with "IC"; how does this change how we treat them? What about the person who comes in with bladder pain and urinary urgency, but hasn't had an IC diagnosis?

We clear up the differences between IC and pelvic floor dysfunction in this 'sode and ask the question - does it really matter? Does it change the way we do our jobs?

Check out the full 'sode to find out!

As Nicole said on the full 'sode of the topic...

"We want to ask the question - does it really matter if it is IC or pelvic floor dysfunction? Does it change the way we do our jobs?" - Nicole Cozean

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Nicole Cozean, PT, DPT, WCS

Founder of Pelvic PT Rising and PelvicSanity Physical Therapy in Southern California.

Dedicated to forever changing pelvic health with online clinical courses to help you be more confident in your practice and business resources to help start and grow pelvic health businesses.

Jesse Cozean, MBA

Co-founder of the Pelvic PT Rising and the Rising Podcast.

Jesse uses his business experience to help pelvic health business owners start and grow their practices so they can build a practice that truly works for them. From website design, SEO, conversions, marketing, finance and money mindset, he wants to make the process of owning your own practice easier and fun.

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