Urinary incontinence is a real problem for a lot of women. If you’re experiencing this, you’re not alone. More than 13 million Americans suffer from incontinence and women are twice as likely as men to develop this condition. Urinary incontinence isn’t only found in older women, it is prevalent in younger women as well. This can be extremely embarrassing and can have a negative impact on your daily activities. Many women report having incontinence issues while sneezing, laughing, and coughing.
Incontinence can be caused by many different circumstances such as pregnancy, vaginal surgery, or weak pelvic floor muscles. Whether you fall under one of these categories or one of the many we haven’t listed, we can help you with this inconvenient health issue.
How can physical therapy help? One of our many experienced therapists at RPT will work with you to gain control over these symptoms. They can give you exercises to strengthen your pelvic floor muscles so you can better control your bladder. By working with one of our physical therapists, you will be able to decrease the frequency and the urge and be able to control your bladder.
Your physical therapist can also give food and drink recommendations that may help to avoid irritating your bladder further. They will be able help you gain knowledge to live a healthier lifestyle which will also help improve urinary incontinence. You don’t have to lead a life of worrying when the next accident may happen. Give us a call today to start leading a healthier and happier lifestyle!