What is the Incontinence Center
The Incontinence Center is located in our urological suite. The
facility has a state-of-the-art urodynamics laboratory to aid in the
diagnosis of urinary incontinence, bladder diseases in women
and men and prostate diseases in men. A team of experienced
physicians and nurses with specialty training are committed to
The center works with a number of cross-disciplinary
consultants who have a comprehensive understanding of pelvic
floor dysfunction and neurological diseases. Treatment options
include pelvic floor exercises, administration of pharmaceutical
therapies, and reconstructive surgery
The Incontinence Center provides full diagnostic work-ups and
customized treatment plans for women experiencing urinary
Before a customized treatment plan can be developed, the
cause or causes of the incontinence must be identified using a
variety of diagnostic evaluations, including urodynamic studies
to identify the type of incontinence; and cystoscopy in which the
internal structures of the bladder and urethra are examined.
Depending on the cause or causes of the incontinence, one or
more of the following treatments may be prescribed. They can
include: medical management using specific medications;
medical symptom management and stress reduction;
biofeedback therapy; training by a licensed physical therapist in
the clinically recognized Kegel exercise regimen for
strengthening the pelvic muscles; and surgical intervention to
repair or strengthen the pelvic floor.
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