Urinary Incontinence Rehabilitation
Bladder Control Problems?
Do you experience some urine loss when you cough, sneeze or laugh?
Do you use the bathroom more than 6 to 8 times a day?
Do you find yourself planning your daily schedule around trips to the bathroom?
Do you limit your activities or restrict your fluid intake because of fear of urine leaks?
Do you ever experience pain or discomfort with urination?
Do you wear pads or panty liners to protect your clothing from urine loss?
Have you recently had a baby or vaginal surgery and now find some problems with bladder control?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, you are not alone. Millions of Americans suffer from bladder control problems, sometimes called urinary incontinence. The good news is that the Urinary Incontinence Program at Johnston Memorial Hospital can help. For more information, call us at 276-623-0153.
If you feel our Urinary Incontinence Program is right for you, consult your physician. Please bring a signed referral form to your first appointment. To make an appointment, call Mountain States Rehabilitation, Johnston Memorial Hospital at 276-623-0153 weekdays between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. We are located in the Camille Center, Suite G, 445 Porterfield Highway, Abingdon, VA.
Urinary Incontinence Program
Johnston Memorial Hospital's Urinary Incontinence Program at Mountain States Rehabilitation offers evaluation and treatment for people with urinary incontinence.
- Complete review of your related medical history and current symptoms by a licensed physical therapist
- Physical exam of your pelvic floor muscle strength and coordination
- Bladder diary assessment
Treatment plans are individualized to meet your needs and may include:
- Education on related anatomy and physiology
- Pelvic floor strengthening and coordination through biofeedback and home exercise
- Bladder training techniques
Many insurance companies will reimburse you for the cost of outpatient physical therapy services. Please have your insurance information handy when you come in for an appointment. There may be a $25 charge for a biofeedback electrode which is not covered by insurance. You may discuss this with your physical therapist.