Twenty-five million people in the United States experience incontinence - the involuntary loss of urine or bowel. It can affect new mothers, menopausal women, men or women over the age of 70 and men after prostate surgery.
St. Luke's offers a team of specially trained physical therapists that will develop personalized treatment programs to help you regain bladder and bowel control. These treatments may include:
- Exercises for the muscles that close the bladder
- Devices to stimulate the muscles
- Training the bladder to hold more urine
- Bowel control strategies
- Simple dietary and lifestyle changes