Urinary Incontinence

What causes urinary incontinence?

Urinary incontinence is the loss of bladder control. There are several types of urinary incontinence. One of the most common is stress urinary incontinence. This is the type of leakage that occurs with sneezing, coughing, jumping, lifting, or sometimes with just movement. It is usually causes by changes that occur after childbirth, weight gain, and/or aging and falling hormone levels (menopause).

What treatments are available?

Pelvic Floor Muscles

Several different treatment options are available including Kegel exercises with or without vaginal weights, biofeedback, home devices (Apex or InTone), hormone optimization, vaginal lasers such as the MonaLisa Touch, non-invasive options such as the Emsella chair, and surgery. Ask your doctor or healthcare provider which option(s) may be best for you!