Urotherapy

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Introduction

Urotherapy refers to nonsurgical, with or without pharmacological treatment. It encompasses a wide field, incorporating many therapies. This rehabilitation approach and the therapies mentioned below are certainly not mutually exclusive. Urotherapy can also include elements of cognitive behavioural therapy.

Urotherapy can be divided into the following:

  • Diagnostic Urotherapy
  • Specific Urotherapy interventions

Diagnostic Urotherapy

Diagnostic Urotherapy is non-interventional and includes certain components:

  • Information and demystification that is explanation about normal function,
  • Instruction about what to do, i.e. regular voiding habits, posture etc,
  • Lifestyle advice regarding fluid intake, prevention of constipation etc,
  • Documentation of symptoms and voiding habits using “bladder diaries”
  • Support and encouragement via regular follow-up at your medical professional

Specific Urotherapy Interventions

  • Behaviour modifications and Fluid modification
  • Bladder diaries
  • Bladder & Bowel retraining
  • Pelvic Posture & Core Stability
  • Pelvic floor rehabilitation
  • sEMG Surface Electromyography (with animation for children)
  • Biofeedback
  • Neuromuscular stimulation