You are not alone in experiencing pelvic health concerns, the truth is one in five Americans suffer from such disorders and their symptoms. Although so many people suffer from pelvic floor conditions, it may still be uncomfortable to talk to your doctor about your symptoms. Having knowledge of your condition prior to your clinic visit may make it easier to talk about your symptoms. Click on the links below to learn more about pelvic health conditions.
Constipation: Constipation affects many people and is defined as having less than three bowel movements in a week.
Bowel/fecal incontinence: Bowel or fecal incontinence is the inadvertent escape of gas or soiling of undergarments. Although it may be difficult to talk about, fecal incontinence is common and may respond to treatment.
Urinary incontinence: While embarrassing, urinary incontinence, or the involuntary loss of urine due to lack of bladder control, is a common problem that may improve with appropriate treatment.
Urinary stress incontinence:Like urinary incontinence, urinary stress incontinence is common and may respond to the appropriate treatment. Stress urinary incontinence occurs when physical activity places pressure and/or on the bladder, resulting in the loss of urine.
Overactive Bladder: When you have sudden urges to urinate, it could be the result of a problem with your bladder’s ability to store urine.