Urinary incontinence is the involuntary or accidental loss of urine. Anyone of any age can experience the condition. Although the incidence of urinary incontinence in both genders tends to increase with age, you can take steps to reduce its likelihood or successfully treat any problems that occur.
Your Best Choice for Care of Urinary Incontinence
We welcome a conversation with you on what we know can be an embarrassing subject. Just remember - you do have options to address these sensitive issues and help you enjoy living your life to the fullest once again. We make sure you receive a thorough evaluation of your situation and individualized recommendations for treatment with medical or surgical alternatives.
Treatment for Urinary Incontinence
When you choose the specialists at Frankfort Regional Medical Center, we help you identify the best alternative for your specific condition and lifestyle. Because no single treatment works for everyone, we offer a variety of options, including:
- Behavioral remedies such as bladder retraining, fluid restriction, Kegel exercises, pelvic floor exercises or biofeedback to improve your sense of muscle function
- Bladder Botox® injections - injection of Botox® into bladder wall to help control urgency, urge incontinence or frequency
- Medications for overactive bladder, prostate enlargement, hormonal imbalances, bladder outlet obstruction, muscle relaxation or spasm
- Sacral neuromodulation - a bladder control therapy that can improve urinary retention, urge incontinence or frequency
- Vaginal devices and injections for stress incontinence in women
- Surgical procedures for men following radical prostatectomy, such as a bladder sling or artificial urinary sphincter
- Surgical procedures for women, such as a midurethral sling
We’re here to help you get control over incontinence, regain your quality of life and avoid complications, including skin breakdown and urinary tract infections or incontinence–related emotional issues that may be affecting your activities.