Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Physical Therapy

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Learn how to reduce pain and resume an active life.

Irritable bowel syndrome is a chronic condition affecting the colon and digestive system. Researchers have several different thoughts on what may cause the syndrome, however nothing is for certain. Commonly, individuals with IBS may have abdominal pain, constipation or diarrhea. Seeing your pelvic floor physical therapist can help manage the symptoms, to make the condition more tolerable and manageable.

Your pelvic physical therapist will prescribe certain exercises or perform manual therapy techniques depending on what is appropriate for your presentation. The term “syndrome” means to have a group of symptoms that are commonly related to each other, however your therapist will individualize your program to fit what works best for you, in effort to reduce the effect the IBS has on everyday life. To better understand the treatments associated with constipation or fecal incontinence, please visit these links to find out more.

To ensure your comfort and privacy, all Pelvic Floor treatments are held in our Private Treatment Rooms. Please call (408) 736-7600 to schedule an appointment with one of our men’s health and pelvic floor specialists. We look forward to helping you find the relief you deserve from IBS and/or other related pelvic floor dysfunction.

If you are not sure what you can do to for your irritable bowel syndrome and related pelvic floor symptoms, check out our easy, cost and time effective way to help ensure you take the right steps towards your future, guided by an expert.


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