Many individuals are likely to experience an episode of urinary incontinence (the involuntary loss of urine) at some point in their lives. Thirteen million Americans are affected by urinary incontinence every day. This can be caused by pregnancy, stress, medication or various medical conditions. Incontinence is typically an indication or symptom of an underlying condition. It is not a disease.
The function of the bladder is to store and empty urine. Signals are sent to the brain when the bladder becomes full, alerting us to empty our bladder. The pelvic floor muscles control this process, and just like any other muscle, they may become weak resulting in urinary incontinence.
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Who can benefit?
Women and men with incontinence problems, as well as children with bedwetting issues, may greatly benefit from this individualized program.
Pelvic Floor Restoration might be right for you if you experience any of the following symptoms:
About the program:
The Pelvic Floor Restoration (PFR) Program is for individuals who have a medical diagnosis of urinary incontinence. This program is designed to restore strength, re-educate muscles and regain self-confidence through an in-depth physical therapy program.
About the therapists:
To ensure privacy, Pelvic Floor Restoration therapy is administered by licensed, female physical therapists, each with an additional certification in treating urinary incontinence.
To start Pelvic Floor Restoration Therapy:
Your physician can make an assessment and write a prescription for a physical therapist evaluation and treatment. For more information or to make an appointment, please call: (313) 537-1110.
This therapy program is offered at:
Botsford Center for Rehabilitation and Health Improvement (BCRHI) - Redford
15540 Beech Daly
Redford, MI 48240
Botsford Professional Center South (on hospital campus)
28100 Grand River Avenue, Suite 210
Farmington Hills, MI 48336
For more information regarding urinary incontinence, contact your physician or call us at (313) 537-1110.