As women age, their muscles get weaker, including those that support our bladder, bowel and uterus. That can lead to some uncomfortable moments. Like leakage when you laugh or pain during intercourse. Weaker muscles occur most commonly as a result of childbirth, heavy lifting and chronic straining.
Nearly one in three women experience issues with urinary incontinence, as do about 10% of men. The numbers rise with age with nearly half of all seniors experiencing bladder or bowel incontinence.
The good news is that these issues don’t need to disrupt your lifestyle. At Mercy Health, our pelvic floor specialists can help women — and men — regain bladder and bowel control. We will walk you through all your surgical and nonsurgical options to determine what pelvic floor treatment is best for you.
Services We Offer
- Biofeedback therapy
- Botox injections
- InterStim (electrical stimulation)
- Mid-urethral sling
- MonaLisa Touch therapy
- Posterior tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS)
- Sacral nerve stimulation (SNS)
- Physical therapy and rehabilitation
- Urodynamic testing
Our pelvic floor specialists see patients every single day with urine leakage and other forms of incontinence. We understand that it can be an embarrassing issue that impacts your quality of life. Our doctors and staff listen to your concerns, review your symptoms and take the time to find the treatment that’s best for you. So don’t be afraid to bring it up. The most common feedback we get from patients who have been treated for urinary incontinence is they wish they had done it earlier. Reach out to a specialist to learn more or make an appointment today.
Pelvic floor disorders
Urinary tract infection (bladder infection)
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