Fecal Incontinence treatmentsFecal Incontinence
Treatments could include:
- Pelvic Floor Exercises
- Dietary Modification
- Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
- Sacral Nerve Stimulation
- Colostomy Procedure
- Bowel Training
- Repair of Anal Sphincter
- Eat Small Frequent Meals
- Transplantation of Gracilis Muscle
- Implantation or Revision of Artificial Anal Sphincter
Kegel exercises are simple clench-and-release exercises that you can do to make the muscles of your pelvic floor stronger. Your pelvis is the area between your hips that holds your reproductive organs. The pelvic floor is really a series of muscle...
Biofeedback is a type of therapy where sensors attached to your body measure key body functions. Biofeedback is intended to help you learn more about how you body works, so that you can develop better control over certain body functions and addres...
A transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) unit is a device that sends small electrical currents to targeted body parts. These currents are used to relieve pain.
A colostomy is a surgical procedure that brings one end of the large intestine out through the abdominal wall. During this procedure, one end of the colon is diverted through an incision in the abdominal wall to create a stoma. A stoma is the open...
Bowel retraining is a behavior modification program to help people with dysfunctional bowels regain the ability to have normal bowel movements. A complete bowel retraining program has several steps that can help you regain normal bowel function an...