Urinary incontinence and bladder problems

Urinary incontinence is a common gynaecology condition that affects women, it can be distressing and have an impact on your quality of life. Although many people associate bladder weakness as a symptom of old age, you can experience bladder problems at any age for a range of different reasons. Our expert urologists are on hand to provide discreet treatment options to help you gain your confidence back.

Bladder incontinence types

  • Stress urinary incontinence
  • Urge urinary incontinence
  • Mixed incontinence

Our team of urology specialists offer comprehensive investigations to diagnose bladder dysfunction symptoms including urodynamic tests, cystoscopy (a camera test to see the appearance of the bladder and urethra), as well as ultrasound scans of the bladder and pelvic floor.

Urinary incontinence treatment

Bladder leakage has a variety of treatments including both non-surgical and surgical options.

  • Prescription medication
  • Laparoscopy
  • Injection of bulking agent into the neck of the bladder
  • Bladder Botox injections
  • Colposuspension

Why see a urogynaecologist?

Our sub-specialist urogynaecologist is experienced in helping patients manage more than one type of incontinence, as well as treating incontinence in conjunction with other pelvic floor problems, such as prolapse of the vagina and uterus.

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