Women’s area

Incontinence, Falling Bladder (Cystocele) and Fallen Rectum (Rectocele)

The involuntary loss of urine is frequent in women and men. Do not empty the bladder, chronic pain, constant urges to urinate along with the fall of pelvic organs are common in women, men also have prostate problems. A correct diagnosis is essential for effective treatment.

Doctor Gonzalo Sanz works in a unit of PELVIC FLOOR with specialists in Urology, Gynecology, Digestive Surgery, Nursing, Physiotherapy and a last generation urodynamics that coordinate diagnose, rehabilitate or cure incontinence, pelvic pain and urine retention.

They use techniques such as electro-stimulation, biofeedback and minimally invasive surgery

Pelvic floor problems affect more than 20% of the population, both male and female.

The correct function of the bladder can be altered by several reasons: surgical intervention, sphincter injuries, relaxation of the muscles by age, pregnancy, delivery, etc ..

Women suffer problems in the pelvic floor when they have difficulty controlling urine, when they make efforts, climb stairs, cough, laugh, walk, having small, moderate and even large losses.

In other cases, the frequency of urination, that is, the number of times when there is a need to go to the bathroom, is so high that it affects the quality of life and, when it is accompanied by urgency, it may not reach the bathroom in time.

Another frequent problem is when the woman has a bladder (Cystocele), uterus and / or rectum fallen.

In males, pelvic floor problems are even greater, because prostate diseases are compounded by patients who undergo surgery with losses and those with a urinary frequency that does not allow them to rest during the day and less at night.

In order to respond to all these problems, the only unit of the pelvic floor of the Coast has been created. It consists of a diagnostic unit, a multidisciplinary team formed by specialists in urology, gynecology, general surgery, physiotherapy and rehabilitation and a last generation urodynamic device.

To this end, different techniques are applied such as electro-stimulation of the perineal muscles, biofeedback with computer support, training and rehabilitation of the pelvic muscles, treatment with drugs and, if necessary, forefront surgical techniques, achieving excellent results. results in stress incontinence, urge incontinence and in chronic pelvic pain.

There are numerous cases in which a good diagnosis and an effective treatment have avoided a complex surgical intervention.

There are specific prevention and rehabilitation programs for postpartum women in order to avoid having a more advanced pelvic floor problem over time.


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