Tennessee Women’s Care, PC offers many of the most advanced urogynecology treatments available for urinary incontinence and pelvic floor conditions.
One in two women will suffer from incontinence at some point in her life. This condition is not age defined however only one in four will undergo diagnosis and treatment. Many women never receive treatment because they are embarrassed to discuss the problem with their physician.
The four most common types of female urinary incontinence are:
While these conditions are not life threatening they can certainly have a profound negative effect on a woman’s quality of life. Incontinence can interfere with work and social settings, as well as exercise and sexual functioning.
Both non-surgical and surgical treatment options are available; will vary based on the type of urinary incontinence.
The pelvic floor and surrounding muscles hold the vagina, rectum, bladder and uterus in place. If the pelvic floor is weak these organs can relax out of their usual position. This condition is known as prolapse. When this occurs, these organs may not be able to function in their normal capacity.
At least 30% of women demonstrate some degree of prolapse. One of the most common ailments associate with prolapse is incontinence.
Both non-surgical and surgical treatments are available for pelvic floor conditions.