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CT bladder & bowel

Diet and lifestyle

The digestive system can be upset easily. An unhealthy diet, stress, antibiotics and travel are some of the causes. An upset digestive system can make you feel bloated and sluggish. Many people suffer from digestive related problems at…

Acupuncture

Traditional acupuncture is a healthcare method based on ancient principles which go back nearly two thousand years. It is believed that the main basis for treatment is that illness and pain occur when the body's qi, or vital energy, cannot…

Biofeedback

Biofeedback is a technique which is designed to help strengthen your urethral and anal sphincter muscles and pelvic floor muscles and help you to gain control over your bladder. Biofeedback can help you learn which muscles to use, when…

Diet And Lifestyle Changes

There are some general lifestyle changes that you could make which may help to alleviate your symptoms. As well as following a healthy diet, you should try to take some form of regular exercise.  If you have stress incontinence it may be…

Neuromuscular stimulation

In some cases, people can be helped with neuromuscular stimulation of the pelvic floor. Both men and women can try this treatment. A probe is placed in the vagina (for women) or back passage (for men). The probe carries an electrical…

Tibial Nerve Stimulation

PTNS - Percutaneous Tibial Nerve Stimulation is indicated in Overactive Bladder (OAB) problems where symptoms of urinary urgency, urinary frequency and urge incontinence have been difficult to resolve by other treatments. Percutaneous…

watchful waiting

Watchful waiting refers to seeing whether symptoms progress, stay the same or clear on their own before undergoing medical or surgical treatment. Watchful waiting is a phrase that is used in reference to urology conditions including…