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Could biofeedback help ease overactive bladder?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Medicine
Biofeedback treatment has been shown to benefit people with overactive bladder. With biofeedback, special sensors are attached to your body. These teach you how to make subtle movements of your body's muscles. To treat overactive bladder, you may start contracting your pelvic muscles when you have feelings of urgency. Biofeedback can help you locate these muscles. This can help you to avoid leaking urine.

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