Urinary Retention or Difficulty Emptying

Treatments

Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy with Biofeedback

Some emptying problems improve with physical therapy and bladder training

Sacral Nerve Stimulation

In this procedure a permanent lead is placed through the S3 sacral foramina to stimulate the nerves that control the bladder. Patients keep a diary of their improvement for two weeks and if they have a 50% decrease in incontinence or frequency episodes, a battery is implanted