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Safety and effectiveness of a sling to treat urinary stress incontinence

Posted by on Dec 16, 2017 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the use of a surgical sling to treat urinary stress incontinence (USI – leakage of urine from the bladder when coughing or straining). The study found that the MiniArc sling continues to be safe and effective after 5 years. Some background USI is a common problem, especially among middle-aged and older...

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Lower back pain and stress urinary incontinence – can stabilization exercises help both?

Posted by on Jan 2, 2017 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined the benefit of stabilization exercises focusing on pelvic floor muscles for women with both lower back pain and stress urinary incontinence. Researchers reported improved urinary incontinence and lower back pain among women undergoing physiotherapy and the stabilization exercises. Some background Pelvic floor...

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Regular training is the strongest predictor of treatment success with pelvic-floor muscle training

Posted by on Jun 13, 2016 in Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated what can predict treatment success of pelvic-floor muscle training (PFMT) for stress urinary incontinence. Authors reported that short-term result, regular PFMT training and older age can predict treatment success with PFMT at 1 year. Some background Stress urinary incontinence affects between 10 and 35% of...

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