Navigation Links
Amy Bruner, M.D., Laura Korman, M.D., Leigh Lewis, Lac, ND, and Wendy Vannoy, ND, Receive InTone Specialist Certification to Treat Female Urinary Incontinence
Date:3/9/2013

Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) March 09, 2013

InTone, developed by InControl Medical, LLC, is a medical device available by prescription, indicated for the treatment of stress incontinence, urge incontinence or mixed (stress and urge) incontinence. Available by prescription, InTone combines a daily program of volitional exercises, voice-guided instruction, biofeedback and micro-current stimulation to strengthen muscle tone in the pelvic floor.

Stress incontinence can occur when lifting, sneezing, coughing, laughing or exercising. Urge incontinence is the unwanted and sudden need to urinate. Both can be caused or exacerbated by childbirth, obesity, excessive exercise, lack of exercise, age or trauma.

According to the National Association for Continence, up to 30 million women in America have experienced bladder leakage issues. About one in four new mothers experience “leaking” following normal delivery, and about one in six following cesarean section.

Up to two-thirds of women who “leak” have never mentioned it to their physicians, and up to two-thirds of women do not use any treatment or product to manage their bladder leakage.

Until now, available options had mixed results. Absorbent pads and diapers do nothing to treat the condition. Medications, if prescribed, can cause side effects and are not always effective. Surgery, if performed, is a more invasive option, and is not always effective. Research has shown that even when properly taught how to perform pelvic floor, or Kegel, exercises, about half of all women do them incorrectly.

When asked about InTone and treating female urinary incontinence Laura Korman, M.D. stated “It’s important for women to talk with their physicians about incontinence.”

After prescribing InTone, the physician customizes the settings for InTone and the patient is shown how to use it at home. A sensor in the unit measures pressure to determine if the patient is doing the exercises properly. The biofeedback unit uses voice-guided instruction to take her through the routine and reports her muscle isolation and strength. Each daily session takes about ten minutes, and data from each session is recorded. After two weeks or so, the physician analyzes the recorded data and adjusts InTone based on the patient’s progress, and at-home treatment sessions continue. Most patients should experience progress in a few weeks, and most patients should experience effective relief in 90 days.

InTone is available by prescription to patients in the United States. InTone was developed by InControl Medical, LLC, based in Brookfield, Wisconsin. InControl Medical provides specialty medical products for women’s health, and is sourced and manufactured entirely in the United States. More information on InTone can be found at http://www.incontrolmedical.com.

To contact Amy Bruner, M.D., Laura Korman, M.D., Leigh Lewis, Lac, ND, and Wendy Vannoy, ND, please call (503) 227-4050.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/3/prweb10512978.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Edith Mitchell, M.D., FACP, named 2012 recipient of ASCO Humanitarian Award
2. ASH awards Timothy J. Ley, M.D., with 2012 E. Donnall Thomas Lecture and Prize
3. ASH honors Bruce R. Blazar, M.D., and Carl H. June, M.D., with 2012 Ernest Beutler Lecture and Prize
4. ASH honors David Ginsburg, M.D., and Richard Aster, M.D., with 2012 Henry M. Stratton Medal
5. Penn Medicines Daniel J. Rader, M.D., receives AHAs Clinical Research Prize
6. Richard Mayeux, M.D., M.S., elected Fellow of AAAS
7. Corita Grudzen, M.D., named a practice change leader to improve health care for older adults
8. Tripp, D.O, F.A.C.O.O.G., Adelstein, D.O, F.A.C.O.O.G., MacFarlane, M.D., F.A.C.O.G., Vardo, D.O, F.A.C.O.G., & Abisla, A.N.P., Receive InTone Specialist Certification
9. Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute Physician Asher Kimchi, M.D., Insurance Entrepreneur Dianne Brinson to be Honored at HeartView Global Foundation’s Second Annual Gala
10. Joan W. Miller, M.D., F.A.R.V.O., elected to Academia Ophthalmologica Internationalis
11. Laura Rosenfield, M.D., Receives InTone Specialist Certification To Treat Female Urinary Incontinence From InControl Medical, LLC
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/27/2016)... ... June 27, 2016 , ... "FCPX editors can now reveal their media with ... X," said Christina Austin - CEO of Pixel Film Studios. , ProSlice Color ... users can now reveal the media of their split screens with growing colorful ...
(Date:6/27/2016)... ... , ... TopConsumerReviews.com recently awarded their highest five-star rating to Best Buy Eyeglasses, ... the United States and Canada wear eyeglasses. Once considered to be a purely functional ... a fashion statement. Even celebrities use glasses as a way of creating an iconic ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... , ... June 26, 2016 , ... PawPaws brand ... new product that was developed to enhance the health of felines. The formula is ... The two main herbs in the PawPaws Cat Kidney Support Supplement Soft ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... ... Austin residents seeking Mohs surgery services, can now turn to Dr. Jessica Scruggs ... for medical and surgical dermatology. , Dr. Dorsey brings specialization to include Mohs surgery, ... Micrographic Surgery completed by Dr. Dorsey was under the direction of Glenn Goldstein, MD, ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... As a lifelong Southern Californian, Dr. Omkar Marathe ... from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He trained in Internal Medicine ... his fellowship in hematology/oncology at the UCLA-Olive View-Cedars Sinai program where he had the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... N.J. , June 24, 2016  Collagen ... the design, development and manufacturing of collagen and ... regeneration announced today that Bill Messer ... and Marketing to further leverage the growing portfolio ... medical devices. Bill joins the Collagen ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , June 24, 2016 ... has announced the addition of the " Global ... This report ... provides an updated review, including its applications in various ... total market, which includes three main industries: pharmaceutical and ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Dehaier Medical Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ... and sells medical devices and wearable sleep respiratory products ... cooperation agreement with Hongyuan Supply Chain Management Co., Ltd. ... 20, 2016, to develop Dehaier,s new Internet medical technology ... will leverage Hongyuan Supply Chain,s sales platform to reach ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: