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Urinary Incontinence


Urinary incontinence is any loss of urine that is unintentional; it doesn't matter when or how much.


If you experience urinary leakage, it is considered incontinence.





Prevalence of Urinary incontinence is higher in:

People who:

-are post -partum (including vaginal or c-section delivery)

-are going through the menopause transition

-have undergone a hysterectomy

-have undergone a proctectomy


Individuals with:

-Multiple Sclerosis

-Post-Stroke

-Cerebral palsy

-Parkinson's Disease

-Dementia

-Type 2 Diabetes

-Spinal cord injuries

-a history of smoking cigarettes

-low back pain

-Pelvic organ prolapse


If you are being treated for any of the above conditions and are curious if urinary incontinence is something you may be experiencing, speak with your family physician.

 

Interested in learning more?

Join BFHT Physiotherapist, Amanda, for a talk as part of the

Burlington Public Library Speaker Series on

Wednesday, April 19th from 1:00-2:00pm on Zoom.

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