The consequences of ignoring the pelvic floor when exercising can be traumatic and dramatic, as Mildura continence nurse Katherine Modoo discovered.
Gerard* was cleaning up about 25 of his mother’s faecal incontinence accidents each year until he spoke with continence nurse Lisa from the National Continence Helpline.
Even though asthma is a condition affecting the respiratory system, it often contributes to the risk of bladder leakage.
Unless the government provides greater support for 2.6 million unpaid carers, it faces a looming health crisis.
Are you an adult with an overactive bladder? An international study trialling a new drug is recruiting now.
This Q and A covers some of the typical issues raised on the National Continence Helpline in relation to dementia and incontinence.
A Sydney physiotherapist takes a critical look at the conventional pelvic floor training regime for men post-prostate surgery.

Incontinence can have a substantial impact on wellbeing, social and workforce participation, and the relationships between those affected and their carers, a new report has shown.


Last Updated: Tue 19, Apr 2022
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