Women of all ages around the world suffer from urinary incontinence, but this mostly affects the older generation in our society. A report released from the National Center for Health revealed that:
- Bladder and bowel incontinence affects 51% of Americans aged 65 years and above and,
- Women are likely to suffer from urinary incontinence as compared to men. 50% of women tested reported to have suffered from this complication as compared to only 25% of men.
Urinary incontinence is not something you have to live with as it can be easily diagnosed and treated at Oklahoma Physical Therapy. Our trained experts can quickly identify the kind of urinary incontinence you are suffering from and create a physical therapy regimen to treat it.
Factors affecting increased urinary incontinence in women
- Impaired nerve signals to and from the bladder
- Previous surgeries involving the reproductive organs
- Certain medications, including diuretics
- Recurrent UTI’s
- Consuming bladder irritants such as caffeine, alcohol, artificial sweeteners, carbonation, and acidic foods
How we diagnose
The main focus of experts at Oklahoma Physical Therapy is to help patients recover quickly. They are highly skilled in diagnosing and treating an array of conditions, including urinary incontinence, using physical therapy. Contact us today and schedule an appointment with us.