Urinary incontinence is not normal in menopause or at any other time. Chronic urinary incontinence can occur in woman AND men. You CAN get better…you just need the right treatment(s).
Urinary Incontience Faq_category
Most cases of urinary incontinence in otherwise healthy adults arise from muscle or nerve damage in the pelvic region or weak pelvic floor muscles.
Pelvic floor physical therapy is an increasingly popular treatment choice among adults suffering from pelvic floor problems. Men and women are choosing pelvic floor physical therapy because other treatments were unsuccessful or because they wish to avoid the complications and side effects of surgery and medications. This is when a pelvic floor therapist helps you make the right diagnosis of your pain and symptoms. They adopt a non-invasive approach based no natural treatment to help you. More people, including healthcare professionals, are considering pelvic floor physical therapy as a first-line treatment for pelvic floor disorders. This is because pelvic floor therapy is a natural and safe way to treat pelvic floor disorders. [...]
A pelvic floor physical therapist is a licensed Doctor of Physical Therapy who specializes in pelvic floor conditions. Pelvic floor physical therapists have advanced training in the management and treatment of pelvic floor disorders, such as incontinence, prolapse bladder, pelvic pain, prenatal & postpartum issues. A pelvic floor physical therapist’s primary goal is to help patients overcome pelvic floor problems and feel in control of their lives again.
The best way to get the most accurate diagnosis of urinary incontinence is to make an appointment with a pelvic floor physical therapist. Pelvic floor physical therapists can accurately determine what type of urinary incontinence you have and what is causing the incontinence. Typically, pelvic floor physical therapists will find that loose or weak muscles are responsible for urinary incontinence; however, they may run further testing to verify that the incontinence is not due to more serious issues such as an infection.