How will an InterStim device change my life?

Posted by David J. Cahn, MD on August 2, 2016 at 6:24 PM

Having an InterStim device implanted often changes a patient’s life – for the better. In many patients, the response is truly dramatic. They can stop taking all bladder control medications – and start enjoying activities like long walks, and travel, again.

The device provides targeted, continual therapy for overactive bladder symptoms, including urinary incontinence, stress incontinence and sudden, uncontrollable urges to urinate. It is a solution for patients for whom medications haven’t worked, or who can’t tolerate the side effects of medications.

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Tags: Stress Incontinence, Urinary Incontinence, InterStim therapy, Overactive Bladder, percutaneous nerve stimulation