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Incontinence

For those who suffer from stress incontinence, overactive bladder, or mixed incontinence, simple activities like exercising, laughing, walking, or traveling can cause unwanted leakage. At the Balanced Body Center, we offer a simple, natural approach to treating urinary incontinence and bladder leakage. Our ExMI Pelvic Floor Therapy is a non-invasive, painless, and comfortable treatment that doesn’t involve any invasive procedures. ExMI Pelvic Floor Therapy works by strengthening the pelvic floor muscles with pulsating magnetic fields.

  • There should be improvement after 6-8 sessions
  • The maximum outcome will be achieved after only 24 sessions
  • A must for incontinence after radical prostatectomy
  • The only standard therapy for rebuilding strength and endurance of the pelvic floor muscles


Pelvic Floor Therapy System

ExMI provides a non-surgical, non-invasive therapy for treating urinary and fecal incontinence, incontinence after radical prostatectomy, pelvic pain, erectile dysfunction, and other sexual disturbances, hemorrhoids, vaginal tonus, and more. Unlike any other therapy, ExMI helps all of the muscles of the pelvic floor to rebuild strength and endurance, thus reestablishing control of the bladder.

ExMI Pelvic Floor Therapy Treatments

The therapy is completely painless. The patient sits fully dressed in a comfortable chair. The patient feels a small vibration or tapping while sitting. They will even feel the pelvic floor muscles contracting as they are rehabilitated. The treatment takes 20 minutes 2-3 times per week. Therapy usually consists of 24 treatments to achieve maximum outcome. For many patients, the treatment will cure incontinence completely. Others may need periodic treatment to maintain results. It's that easy and effective!

How ExMI Pelvic Floor Therapy Works

ExMI is based on a revolutionary technology called Extracorporeal Magnetic Innervation. This technology produces highly focused magnetic fields that vary in time/force and that penetrate deep into the perineum, activating the pelvic floor muscles by stimulating all branches of the pudendal and splanchnic nerves. It’s essentially like a “workout” for your pelvic floor muscles.

Summary

  • The ExMI technology induces a nerve impulse which causes contractions of the pelvic floor and sphincter muscles.
  • FDA Approved
  • Patented technology
  • Referenced studies available in multiple medical journals



Types of Incontinence

Stress Incontinence

Incontinence that occurs during coughing, sneezing, laughing, lifting heavy objects, or performing other movements that put pressure or stress on the bladder. This results from weak pelvic muscles or a weakening of the wall between the bladder and (in women) the vagina. This weakness can be due to pregnancy and childbirth or from lower levels of the hormone estrogen during menstrual periods or after menopause.

Urge Incontinence

Incontinence after feeling a sudden urge to urinate; the inability to control the bladder, such as while sleeping, drinking water, or listening to water running.

Overflow Incontinence

Incontinence that occurs when the bladder is constantly full and reaches a point where it overflows and leaks urine. This condition can occur when the urethra is blocked due to causes such as kidney or urinary stones, tumors, or an enlarged prostate. It may also be the result of weak bladder muscles due to nerve damage from diabetes or other diseases.

Functional Incontinence

Incontinence that occurs when physical disabilities, external obstacles, or problems in thinking or communicating prevent a person from getting to a bathroom before they urinate.

Types of incontinence

Pelvic Wave Therapy vs. Other Treatments

It is estimated that urinary incontinence affects almost 20 million women. It is one of the most prevalent diseases in the US; however, it is often ignored since it is not life-threatening. Currently, women in the U.S. spend over 12.4 billion dollars on incontinence treatments. Additionally, there are many young women with mild forms of incontinence that avoid reporting the condition and ignore the symptoms, believing there are no easy solutions. This does not even include the amount spent by the male population afflicted by incontinence (about 5 million men in the U.S.) Incontinence is a common problem in elderly men, men with prostate problems, and diabetics.

The average cost of bladder surgery is $7,500 and the results are often poor and short-lived. Current alternative treatments to surgery include adult diapers, pads, and vaginal inserts. The ExMI system is the only effective, non-invasive and pain-free corrective process for this condition, and the Balanced Body Center is proud to offer this type of care.

Additional Resources

'The Efficacy of ExMi in the Treatment of Stress & Urge Incontinence'
*Presented at the XVIth Congress of the European Association of Urology, Geneva Switzerland, April 2001 (Test performed at the Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel)

'Impact of ExMi on Quality of Life in the Treatment of Stress Urinary Incontinence'
*Presentation of the American Urology Association, Atlanta, GA, April 2000 

If you're interested in finding out if you're a candidate for our ExMI Pelvic Floor Therapy, call our office at (704) 849-9393. To learn more, you can visit https://pelvicwave.com/.

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