Bladder and Urinary Incontinence : What you need to know

Bladder and Urinary Incontinence is a health condition rarely discussed as people living with the condition are often too embarrassed to talk about it. There are various types of incontinence; in this blog I will talk about SUI (Stress Urinary Incontinence).

What is Stress Urinary Incontinence ?

Stress Urinary Incontinence is the involuntary loss of bladder control. It can cause urine to leak when you cough, sneeze, or exercise and can have a dramatic impact onyour life! Rest assured, itis not only OLD people who suffer from SUI. Did you know that over 3.3 million Canadian men and women experience urinary incontinence? Imagine not being able to travel, enjoy a movie and dinner with your partner, work out at your gym, or lift your child or groceries in case you have an accident. You cannot be away from home any length of time, you absolutely must know where the washrooms are located in the shopping mall and you may be too embarrassed to have intimate relations with your mate. In some cases, individuals have even had to quit their jobs. There are ways to manage incontinence and, in many cases, cure it.

Techniques to strengthenthe pelvic floor and develop muscle control

Due to embarrassment many people do not seek help and therefore are unaware that Osteopathy can help! Did you know that Osteopathy can be your best treatment option? We use techniques to strengthen the pelvic floor and develop muscle control, thus releasing tension and improving the situation.

To learn more or to book an appointment, call 514-684-9073.


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