Bowel Considerations for Optimal Care of Urinary Continence

11/07/2024 22:33:51

Workshop Schedule

Lori Mize
Carina Marie Siracusa
Michelle Lyons

Aims & Objectives

60 minutes
Anorectal / Bowel Dysfunction
Constipation Fecal Incontinence Overactive Bladder
Urology, Bowel Dysfunction, Conservative Management

Bowel issues such as constipation are linked to Overactive Bladder Syndrome, pelvic organ prolapse and dysfunctional pelvic floor muscle function. During this workshop, the speakers will provide education on the effect that anatomy and physiology of bowel function can impact bladder issues including incontinence and overactive bladder. Treatments such as modalities and physiotherapy will be outlined emphasizing improving quality of life. Participants will receive appropriate screening tools to incorporate the identification of bowel dysfunction into their intake of new patients seeking care for incontinence and overactive bladder.