magnetic waves neotonus chair for urge and stress incontinence
Noninvasive, non-surgical treatment of incontinence. The NeoTonus Magnetic Waves strengthen pelvic floor muscles.
NeoControl is based on a technology called Extracorporeal Magnetic Innervation.
This technology produces highly focused pulsing fields. You sit fully clothed in a comfortable NeoControl Chair, allowing the therapeutic fields to be easily aimed at the pelvic floor muscles that control both urinary and fecal continence. These muscles contract and relax with each magnetic pulse.
You simply sit and relax. The therapy is painless. Nothing touches you. You will feel small vibrations or tapping while sitting in the chair. You will be able to feel your pelvic floor muscles contracting.
Do I need a referral to have treatment ?
Yes from your family doctor.
You also need to make an appointment for specialist consultation to see Dr. Serag Youssif.
You will be assessed if you are suitable to have the treatment.
You may require special investigation Video-Urethro-Cysto-Metrogram to assess your bladder function prior to having Magnetic Waves Treatment.
Does it hurt ?
There may be discomfort. After the treatment session, you muscles may feel a little sore. as if you have had pelvic muscle workout.
Treatment Sample is offered. If you are happy you can proceed with booking the required / recommended number of session.
How Many Sessions will I need ?
Usually 16 sessions are needed. You will be assessed as you receive the treatment sessions. Occasionally 20 sessions are required to achieve optimal result.
How often should I have the treatment?
It is recommended to have 2 - 3 sessions per week.
Conditions that exclude you from treatment:
Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator
Metallic Implants, metal plates and implants that were used up until 20 years ago. Modern Stainless Steel Implants do not exclude you from treatment.
How much will it cost me to have Chair Treatment ?
You will be bulk billed for the chair treatment sessions.
You will pay the initial consultation which is partially refunded from Medicare.
You will also be bulk billed if you require Video-Urethro-Cysto-Metrogram to assess your bladder function.
What If I require Surgery ?
If you require surgery and you have hospital cover with any health fund your operation fee will be billed through your health fund with NoGap i.e. at no cost to you.
Urinary Incontnence ?
Is loss of urine
It is under-diagnosed
It is under-reported
Some think of it as social stigma
50-70% of women with urinary incontinence fail to seek medical evaluation and treatment.
Of individuals with urinary incontinence only 5% in the general community receive appropriate medical evaluation and treatment
Patients with urinary incontinence often endure this condition for 6-9 years before seeking medical therapy
Is the involuntary leakage of urine during exercise, coughing, sneezing, laughing or lifting.
Stress incontinence affects women of all ages.
It is the problem in 3/4 of adult incontinent patients.
It is most frequent in women after menopause
Urge incontinence [Overactive bladder]
Bladder dysfunction where the need to void is so sudden that loss of urine occurs before the patient makes it to the toilet.
It occurs typically in elderly women after menopause, but also in young women.
In most cases there is no apparent cause.
Is the combination of the two types
Can occurs after surgery or Accidents. The urge to empty bladder is not there when the bladder is full. The bladder simply overflows with a small urine leak.
Rarely occur in women
Extracorporeal Magnetic Innervation -Magnetic Waves-
The following condition could benefit from Extracorporeal Magnetic Innervation
Post-Partum ( following birth) Incontinence