A simple sneeze, laugh or cough can cause a loss of bladder control, making many to scramble to find the nearest bathroom. Bladder control and other urinary issues can create many challenges to an active lifestyle. However, modern advances in the diagnosis and treatment of urinary incontinence and lower urinary tract disorders can help you regain control and freedom.
Urologists at SJC provide an integrated treatment approach, utilizing special expertise and state-of-the-art technology. We are safe, effective options for diagnosing and treating urinary incontinence as well as other lower urinary tract disorders for both men and women.
Types of Urinary Incontinence
Urine loss during physical activity that increases abdominal pressure (e.g. leakage when coughing, laughing or lifting heavy objects)
Urge Incontinence – also known as overactive bladder
Urine loss with urgent need to void and involuntary bladder contraction
Mixed Incontinence – a combination of stress and urge incontinence
Overflow– occurs when you are unable to empty your bladder completely, leading to “overflow,” which causes unexpected leakage
More common in people with disorders that affect the nerve supply, originating in the upper portion of the spinal cord, and older men with benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH)
Bladder problem, renal colic urinary tract infection, prostrate problems,difficulty in passing urine