Bladder/Bowel Therapy

Bladder Bowel Therapy for incontinenceUntil recently, medical management for incontinence has consisted of medication and/or surgery. Now a therapeutic option is available through our Bladder/Bowel Control Program.

We offer a comprehensive program for men and women with the following conditions:

  • Stress, mixed, fecal or urinary incontinence
  • Urgency
  • Interstitial cystitis
  • Constipation
  • Irritable bowel syndrome

An individualized plan of care is developed by a physical or occupational therapist and may include:

  • Pelvic floor muscle evaluation, exercise and training
  • Surface electromyography/biofeedback
  • Neuromuscular evaluation and training/electrical stimulation
  • Therapeutic exercise, strengthening and core stabilization
  • Weighted vaginal cones
  • Behavioral techniques
  • Functional skills training in use of pelvic floor muscle
  • Patient education and progressive home exercise program