Rehabilitation & Other Therapies
Continence therapy program
Incontinence is the involuntary loss of bowel or bladder control. This common problem affects millions of Americans of all age groups. Many people change their lifestyle in an effort to cope with the related embarrassment and may suffer needlessly before they seek help.
Incontinence is treatable. According to the U.S. Agency for Health Care Policy and Research, 80% of those who suffer from incontinence can be successfully treated without surgery or drugs. Most patients are 50-75% improved by 6 visits. Successful treatment begins with an accurate diagnosis by a physician.
Treatment recommendations may include physical or occupational therapy as a first line of care.
Aurora BayCare Medical Center's continence program is staffed by physical therapists who have been specially trained in issues involved with urinary control and pelvic pain. The program strives to provide individualized education and treatment with an emphasis on regaining control and function to allow comfortable and confident living.
In order to provide an individualized plan of care for each patient, a therapist performs an evaluation, which includes:
Comprehensive care provided
Our comprehensive treatment program utilizes the latest technology and research. The one on one sessions include:
Our therapy team is led by Lindi Magnuson, PT, who has over 15 years experience in the treatment of incontinence, pelvic pain, osteoporosis, obstetrical pelvic pain and over 23 years practicing Physical Therapy. She is certified in Women's Health Physical Therapy.