Functional Urinary Incontinence

With functional incontinence a person either cannot physically (paraplegic) make it to the toilet on time, or due to mental problems (Alzheimer's) never even attempts the journey in the first place.

Physical delays in reaching the toilet or preparing for urination (sitting down, removing underware or loosening clothing etc.) place a heavy load on the sphincter muscle (which prevents urine being expelled from the bladder). Eventually the sphincter muscle gives out and leakage occurs.

detrusan® electrical stimulation therapy is designed to exercise the sphincter. This builds the muscle tone and strength required to help those with physical diseases or disabilities “hang on” until they finally reach the bathroom.

detrusan® is a breakthrough FDA approved therapy for the treatment of urinary incontinence. If you suffer from UI, please take the time to peruse the information in this site and see if detrusan® is right for you.

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