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Can Emsella make incontinence worse?

Emsella Incontinence Treatment, West Malling, Kent

In the realm of pelvic floor rehabilitation, the quest for innovative and non-invasive treatments has led to the rise in Emsella, a groundbreaking technology designed to address urinary incontinence. As this condition affects millions worldwide, impacting quality of life and confidence, the introduction of Emsella offers a glimmer of hope. Read on the delve into what Emsella is, how it functions, and explore the question of whether it can potentially exacerbate incontinence issues instead of alleviating them.

What is Emsella?

Emsella is a non-invasive, FDA-approved treatment designed to strengthen the pelvic floor muscles, thereby providing a solution for urinary incontinence. It employs High-Intensity Focused Electromagnetic (HIFEM) technology, which induces deep pelvic floor muscle contractions, akin to performing thousands of Kegel exercises in a single session. Patients remain fully clothed and sit on the Emsella chair for approximately 30 minutes per session, typically undergoing about six sessions over a three-week period.

How Does Emsella Work?

The core mechanism of Emsella lies in its ability to generate high-intensity electromagnetic pulses that penetrate the tissues of the pelvic floor, stimulating the muscles to contract at an intensity and frequency far beyond what is achievable through conventional exercises. These contractions, often referred to as “supramaximal,” enhance muscle strength, restore neuromuscular control, and improve the support of the pelvic organs.

The benefits of such a comprehensive muscle engagement include significant improvements in the symptoms of stress and urge incontinence. By reinforcing the pelvic floor, Emsella helps to better support the bladder, in turn reducing the involuntary leakage of urine during activities that increase abdominal pressure, such as coughing, sneezing, or exercising.

Can Emsella Make Incontinence Worse?

While Emsella is celebrated for its efficacy and safety, questions about its potential to worsen incontinence symptoms arise. It’s important to understand that like any medical or therapeutic intervention, outcomes can vary based on individual conditions and circumstances. The overwhelming majority of clinical studies and patient reports indicate positive outcomes, with a significant reduction in incontinence episodes and an overall improvement in quality of life.

Based on current evidence, there isn’t any significant data to suggest that Emsella exacerbates incontinence issues. However, there are isolated cases where patients might experience no improvement at all. Several factors could contribute to such outcomes, including:

Underlying Conditions: Patients with undiagnosed or untreated conditions affecting bladder control or pelvic health might not see the expected improvements.

Incorrect Diagnosis: If the root cause of incontinence is not accurately identified, Emsella treatments might not address the specific needs of the patient.

Adaptation Period: In some instances, the body may take time to adjust to the newfound strength and control over the pelvic floor muscles.

It’s crucial for potential candidates to undergo a thorough evaluation by a healthcare professional specialising in pelvic floor disorders to ensure an accurate diagnosis and to determine the most appropriate treatment plan.

Emsella represents a significant advancement in the non-invasive treatment of urinary incontinence, offering a convenient, effective, and safe option for those seeking relief. For the vast majority, Emsella stands as a beacon of hope, potentially transforming the lives of individuals suffering from the challenges of incontinence, granting them a newfound sense of freedom and confidence.

If you’d like to learn more about Emsella, and whether it’s right for you, click here to enquire or to book a consultation with an Emsella expert.

Disclaimer: Please be aware that results and benefits may vary from patient to patient taking into consideration factors such as age, lifestyle and medical history.

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