Functional Incontinence is a medical condition that prevents a person from making it to the bathroom in time to urinate, resulting in incontinence. Common examples include physical impairments such as arthritis, which make it difficult to move quickly enough to reach a restroom in time, or mental impairments such as dementia, which prevent a person from realizing when they need to urinate.
Symptoms of Functional Incontinence
Symptoms of functional urinary incontinence include a normal urge to urinate, however physically or mentally unable to make it to he bathroom in time.
Causes of Functional Incontinence
Causes of Functional Incontinence include physical impairments such as arthritis, that make it difficult to move quickly enough to reach a bathroom in time, or mental impairments such as dementia, which prevent a person from realizing when they need to urinate..
Diagnosis of Functional Incontinence
Our comprehensive Urodynamic Testing along with a physical exam with Dr. Erhard can help make the diagnosis! We can offer real solutions that will allow you to reclaim your life!
Functional Urinary Incontinence Treatment
Non-surgical treatment options include:
Pelvic floor therapy
Low-dose vaginal estrogen
Various overactive bladder medications
Surgical treatment options include: