Pelvic floor therapy:
Pelvic floor therapy consists of visits to a physical therapist with specialized training in pelvic floor disorders. To treat voiding dysfunction, these specialized physical therapists utilize a combination of various techniques to re-educate the nerves and muscles that control the urethra.
Intermittent self-catheterization involves regularly inserting a catheter into your urethra in order to empty the bladder more completely. This is an option if urinary retention is present.
Muscle relaxants be used temporarily if urinary retention is severe.
Sacral nerve modulation:
Sacral nerve modulation is an FDA-approved treatment for urinary urgency, frequency, urge incontinence, and retention. Sacral nerve modulation uses a small device that is implanted under the skin of one of the upper buttocks. It works by gently stimulating the sacral nerves to help the bladder function more normally. This is available if other treatment options are ineffective.
Would you like an appointment?
To request an appointment, please call our office at 646-962-9600. Our phone staff are available to help you Monday-Friday, from 9AM-5PM (EST).
You can find the office contact information for each physician specializing in Kidney Cancer by visiting their profile listed on the bottom of this webpage.
If you'd like to learn more about our providers that specialize in Voiding Dysfunction, please review the Physicians & Faculty profiles listed at the bottom of this page.