Ladies considering surgery for incontinence or over-active bladder may want to think twice after reading this. The Bladder Sling is the most common surgery. Results of incontinence surgery is about 50% experience significant improvement. Complications are rare however the most common being urinary retention - causing the patient to need a catheter. Sometimes one surgery leads to another; post-surgical obstructions can develop or the sling has to be removed, requiring a second surgery. Depending on the type of sling, some have a mesh that can lead to irritation causing chronic pain or slide around and become exposed in the urethra, vagina or bladder. Finally, there’s the general risks everyone faces with a surgery…. Infection and anesthesia concerns. Fortunately, there is a natural answer to this problem that doesn’t require surgery and is even more effective…
For many women, bladder incontinence is such a bad problem, they’re still willing to undergo surgery, despite it only being 50% effective. There are surgical procedures and medical injections for stress incontinence and over-active bladder as well, however these have the same risks and results. Sometimes Botox is used for treatment of female incontinence. While less invasive, it also has the same complications (but rarely) - urinary retention. For Botox, this complication gradually wears off, but the patient will still depend on a catheter until it does (1).
These are reasons why we’re super excited at Solutions to be offering the O-Shot®. The O-Shot® was developed by Dr. Charles Runels, MD, who is also the inventor of the Vampire Facelift® and P-Shot® procedures we practice at our office. These methods use the regenerative cells taken from the plasma of your own blood to help rejuvenate certain tissues of the body. When applied to the urethra, the result is a reduction of incontinence and over-active bladder symptoms in 90% of the patients! The procedure is natural, painless and many report changes in just a few hours. For more information, call 423-542-2913 or make an appointment here.
Dr. Levesque has practiced chiropractic in Abingdon, VA for the last 25 years. After experiencing amazing success with regenerative medicine himself, he came to work for Solutions Integrated Medicine. He is highly committed to further studying this science for the purpose of helping more patients feel better, become healthier and avoid surgery.
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Dr. Dan Levesque, DC
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