Help for Loss of Bladder Control
Millions of Americans suffer from frequent urination and loss of bladder control. These conditions are not often discussed but they are nothing to be embarrassed about. They can affect the activities and lives of 30-40% of women of all ages and can be caused by such things as childbirth and aging.
Instead of suffering in silence, women have many simple and safe ways to eliminate or improve these conditions and enhance their quality of life.
Read a testimonial from a bladder-control patient at Winchester Hospital.
Conditions and Treatments
Urogynecology conditions treated at Winchester Hospital include:
- Urinary incontinence
- Overactive bladder
- Pelvic organ prolapse
- Interstitial cystitis or bladder pain syndromes
- Urogynecologic fistula
- Pelvic floor dysfunction
- Post-surgical complication
Treatments available for these conditions include:
- Pelvic floor exercise and training
- Dietary/behavioral modification
- Physical therapy
- Pelvic support devices
- In-office procedures
What is a Urogynecologist?
A urogynecologist is a physician trained in obstetrics/gynecology or urology who specializes in the care of women with pelvic floor dysfunction including urinary incontinence.
Winchester Hospital offers several highly-skilled and specially-trained physicians on its medical staff who provide advice and treatment options for a variety of urogynecological conditions. These physicians are compassionate and sensitive to the needs of women with urinary incontinence.
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