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How does tibial nerve stimulation treat overactive bladder?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Medicine
Tibial nerve stimulation targets the nerves of the pelvic floor with gentle electrical impulses to alter the activity of the bladder. Each 30-minute treatment is scheduled a week apart over a 12-week period. After the initial 12 treatments, you should discuss results with your doctor.

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