/Overactive Bladder

Seeking Former PTNS & Urgent PC Patients For Paid Interviews

Seeking participants for research study, June 30 – July 6 1.5 hour phone interview $200 incentive We are looking for people between the ages of 50 and 80 who meet the following criteria: Have been diagnosed with Overactive Bladder by a physician Have completed 12 weeks of PTNS therapy Returned to their doctor for a [...]

By |2017-01-18T12:02:59+00:00June 30th, 2015|Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog, Overactive Bladder, Research|Comments Off on Seeking Former PTNS & Urgent PC Patients For Paid Interviews

New Study Finds Ankle Neuromodulation Effective For Refractory Overactive Bladder

Non-Invasive Ankle Neuromodulation Suggested For Use Before More Risky and Expensive Surgical Neuromodulation The use of neuromodulation, aka the delivery of a mild electronic pulse to nerves of the bladder, has been used for more than two decades for the treatment of frequency and urgency. There are, however, two consistent methods for performing neuromodulation. Sacral [...]

By |2017-01-31T13:10:02+00:00April 17th, 2014|Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog, News, Overactive Bladder, Research, Treatments|Comments Off on New Study Finds Ankle Neuromodulation Effective For Refractory Overactive Bladder

What’s the relationship between IC and OAB?

Researcher Receives $150k Grant To Explore The Connection Between OAB and IC Did you know that the term "overactive bladder" was created by a marketing company for use in those "Gotta Go, Gotta Go Right Now" television ads that appeared in the 1990's? It was a clever and very customer friendly way of discussing INCONTINENCE. [...]

By |2017-01-31T13:10:33+00:00April 15th, 2014|Industry News, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog, News, Overactive Bladder, Research|Comments Off on What’s the relationship between IC and OAB?

What’s the difference is between OAB & IC/BPS?

It's easy to confuse the diagnoses of overactive bladder with interstitial cystitis. After all, both involve urinary frequency and urgency. Yet, there are clear differences between these two lower urinary tract disorders. The hallmark symptom of overactive bladder is urgency, often so sudden and intense that they can't make it to the bathroom in time [...]

By |2017-01-31T13:31:02+00:00November 11th, 2013|ICN Announcements, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog, Overactive Bladder|Comments Off on What’s the difference is between OAB & IC/BPS?