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Biofeedback and Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy: Introducing Non-Surgical Treatments to Your Office

  • Charles R. Rardin

Abstract

Among women, the majority of urinary incontinence can be categorized into disorders of urethral support mechanisms (stress incontinence) and disorders of detrusor overactivity (urge incontinence). Disorders of obstruction (e.g., overflow incontinence), anatomy (e.g., urethral diverticula), and extra-urethral incontinence (e.g., urogenital fistulae) should always be considered, but are much less common. Similarly, the beneficial effects of conditioning of the female pelvic floor musculature, as discussed in previous chapters, can also be considered in terms of enhancing urethral support and suppressing detrusor overactivity.

Keywords

Electrical Stimulation Urinary Incontinence Pelvic Floor Stress Urinary Incontinence Pelvic Organ Prolapse 
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