In patients with stress urinary incontinence, often also with urge urinary incontinence it is helpful to strengthen the pelvic floor muscles.
The pelvic floor muscles enclose the urethra, vagina and rectum and control the sphincter musculature. The help keep the urethra in the correct position and can be strengthened with targeted physical therapy. The treatment can be very effective without any known side effects and the exercises take only 15 minutes daily to perform.
The goal is to integrate the exercises into the daily routine in order to obtain the maximum effect.
An improvement should be noticed within 2-3 months.