Expert Treatment for Urinary Incontinence

Urinary incontinence is an issue that affects millions of women. Statistics state that about one-third of women have incontinence at some point during their lifetimes. It can be annoying, inconvenient, humiliating, and at times, stressful. Above all, incontinence is frustrating because whether it is a mild case or an extreme one, it means you have to make accommodations to deal with it.

Expert Care in Urogynecology: Dr. Shakiba

If you are searching for a physician who specializes in this area of treatment, with immense experience in treatments that can support and even alleviate the discomfort and embarrassment of urinary incontinence, contact Dr. Shakiba of the Hackensack, New Jersey area. Dr. Shakiba’s focus is on urogynecology, offering a specific type of expertise in areas most gynecologists are just basically knowledgeable on. Additionally, understanding the fine line between patient comfort and medical treatment, Dr. Shakiba’s practice offers the most advanced technology, utilizing the least invasive surgical options for pelvic problems whenever possible.

What Exactly is Urinary Incontinence?

Urinary incontinence is urine leakage, and it ranges from mild to severe. In mild cases, small leaks occur from stresses like laughing, lifting of heavy objects, coughing, sneezing, jumping, and exercise. Severe cases can involve total involuntary emptying of the bladder. As one can imagine, this can prove to be a burden on daily life in any context.

Living with Incontinence

For those who have to live with incontinence, it can be dreadful and a huge source of stress. Dr. Shakiba has a long history of helping patients with these issues, and his practice offers a range of different approaches to manage urinary incontinence. The aim is to test the bladder’s function and strength, and each situation is individually examined to determine a care plan.

Procedures such as PTNS (post tibial nerve stimulation) and biofeedback have been used with great results. Post tibial nerve stimulation involves a procedure that serves to stimulate the tibial nerve. This procedure has been shown to offer support to the bladder by stimulating it to react normally. Biofeedback is sometimes used to determine which muscles are being used during kegel exercises and to teach patients how to properly use their pelvic muscles. In more severe cases, surgery may be an option with the insertion of a transobturator sling, which has been shown to greatly assist with incontinence.

If you are concerned about your urinary incontinence and want personalized treatment, along with care from a physician who understands the sensitive nature of this problem, contact Dr. Shakiba’s office at (201) 301-2772 to. Urinary incontinence is not something you have to just live and deal with, without treatment. The ultimate goal is to support you on your way back to health, restoring your sense of freedom so that you no longer feel trapped by having no control over your incontinence. We want to see you feeling your best, most confident self!

The office of Dr. Khashayar Shakiba can be reached at:

Women’s Pelvic Surgery of North Jersey, LLC

211 Essex Street, Suite #402

Hackensack, NJ 07601

Telephone: (201)-301-2772

Fax: (551)-313-8274

 

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