Avery L. Seifert MD FACS


Behavioral Methods for Urinary Incontinence

Several types of behavioral methods are used for treating urinary incontinence : bladder training, habit training, biofeedback, and pelvic muscle exercises. People who have incontinence due to physical or mental limitations ( functional incontinence ) can try timed voiding and prompted voiding. Bladder training Bladder…

Behavioral Methods for Urinary Incontinence

Several types of behavioral methods are used for treating urinary incontinence : bladder training, habit training, biofeedback, and pelvic muscle exercises. People who have incontinence due to physical or mental limitations ( functional incontinence ) can try timed voiding and prompted voiding. Bladder training Bladder…

Bladder Stone

Bladder stones are hard pieces of mineral that form in the bladder. The stones may form because of a urinary tract infection or enlarged prostate. Bladder stones are created when urine is concentrated and minerals crystallize and clump together. Bladder stones may block the tube that carries urine from the bladder to…

Electrical Stimulation for Urinary Incontinence

Electrical stimulation is used to treat urinary incontinence by sending a mild electric current to nerves in the lower back or the pelvic muscles that are involved in urination. You may be able to provide electrical stimulation therapy at home using a unit with a vaginal or anal electrode. Timing and duration of therapy…