Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Leaking Urine Muscle Stimulation

Functional Electrical Stimulation for Urinary Incontinence
During functional electrical stimulation, the pelvic muscles are stimulated by a device that is inserted temporarily into the vagina or rectum. The stimulation strengthens the pelvic muscles. The equipment may be used in the physician office or at home. Once the muscles are strong enough so that Kegel exercises can be performed properly, the therapy is stopped.

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Last Updated: Jan 6, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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