A gut-directed, pelvic floor behavioral treatment regimen helped improve symptoms of fecal incontinence and constipation in patients with inflammatory bowel disease who did not respond to medical therapy, according to research published in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases.
Angela J. Khera, BAppSc (Physio), of the department of gastroenterology at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Melbourne, Australia, and colleagues wrote that many patients with IBD continue to have bowel problems even when their disease is in remission. This can lead to anxiety, increased health care utilization and loss of

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