Urogynecology, a subspecialty of Obstetrics and Gynecology, is devoted to the correction of pelvic floor problems. The pelvic floor comprises the muscles, ligaments and nerves that help support and control the rectum, uterus, vagina and bladder. The pelvic floor may be injured by childbirth, surgery or chronic strenuous activity. Injury is frequently accompanied by alterations in bladder, sexual and bowel function.
|Some of these problems include:||
|Unfortunately, many women never mention this “personal” problem to their doctors. They falsely assume urinary incontinence
can’t be helped or that it is simply a normal part of growing older. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, approximately 13 million
Americans suffer from an overactive bladder or incontinence. Even more important,
your doctors can treat this so you no longer have to suffer your condition’s
embarrassment and inconvenience.
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