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New Program at Canonsburg General Hospital offers Incontinence Control

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

Urinary incontinence is not something everyone wants to broadcast, but bladder control is a medical condition that as many as 13 million Americans suffer from, including men and women.

There are four main types of urinary incontinence including stress, urge, mixed, and overflow. Stress incontinence occurs when a person has leakage when performing an activity like running, or sneezing. Urge incontinence, also known as, overactive bladder, is the strong urge to void your bladder followed by the actual loss of some or your entire bladder. Mixed occurs when stress and urge exist together, and the fourth, overflow is the continuous leakage a person may experience.

To combat this medical condition the physical therapists at Canonsburg Hospital offer a personalized program to reduce or eliminate the incontinence.

To read more, visit the Guide to Good Health website

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