Health A-Z: Urinary Incontinence

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Even if medical treatment doesn't fully alleviate your symptoms, it is likely to diminish them and make your condition more manageable. You can reclaim a sense of control by learning some management techniques and being prepared in advance should… Read More
Treatment Options for Fecal Incontinence

Treatment Options for Fecal Incontinence - Health A-Z

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Resources & Glossary for Urinary Incontinence - Health A-Z

  Organizations American Physical Therapy Association 1111 N. Fairfax St. Alexandria, VA 22314 800-999-2782 (toll-free) www.apta.org This organization can recommend physical therapists trained in… Read More

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Dynamic graciloplasty is a rarely used technique that has not yet been approved by the FDA, although it is more often performed in Europe. It may be effective if a patient's sphincter is damaged and if there is also… Read More
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