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Advanced Management

Pelvic Floor Training

What is the Pelvic Floor? The pelvic muscles support the bladder, bowel, and (for women) the uterus. When they contract, the organs are lifted and the openings to the anus, urethra, and (for women) the vagina. In this way, the muscles can relax and urine and feces can be released from the body. The pelvic …

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Shockwave Therapy

What is Shockwave Therapy and How Does it Help? Shockwave therapy is a noninvasive therapy that has been used in orthopedics to help heal broken bones, and injured ligaments or tendons. High-energy sound waves can be used to speed up tissue repair and cell growth. Erectile Dysfunction (ED) is a condition that restricts blood flow …

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Urine Infection Detection

What is a Urinary Tract Infection? A Urinary Tract Infection occurs when bacteria enter the urethra and multiply in the urinary tract, causing an infection. This infection may affect any part of the urinary tract, and the further up it spreads, the more dangerous it becomes. It even has the possibility of spreading and infecting your kidneys, …

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Axonics/Interstim

What Does the Interstim Device Treat? InterStim is an effective, long-term solution for women who suffer from overactive bladder, urge incontinence (involuntary loss of urine associated with a sudden, strong desire to void), urgency-frequency (frequent, uncontrollable urges to urinate), fecal incontinence (the inability to control the bowels), and urinary retention (the inability to empty the …

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Urolift

What is Urolift? Treatment with the UroLift® System uses a minimally invasive approach that provides rapid relief and recovery from BPH symptoms. It is a great treatment option that can get men off their BPH medications and avoid major surgery. The goal of the UroLift® System treatment is to relieve symptoms so you can get back to your …

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SpaceOar

What is the Purpose of SpaceOar? Men that have prostate cancer have limited treatment options, including surgery, medical surveillance, or radiation therapy. Because the other two option are riskier options, radiation therapy stands out as a good choice. However, because of the close anatomical proximity of the prostate and the rectum, radiation therapy comes with …

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Robotic-Assisted Surgery

What are Robotic-Assisted Surgeries Used For? Several major surgeries are being performed with the use of “robots” in operating rooms. Robotic assisted surgery is not truly a robot in the sense it does not function on its own. Many of our surgeries are performed with the use of small instruments placed through tiny incisions in the …

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Rezum

What is Rezum and What Does it Treat? Rezum is a minimally invasive treatment option for an enlarged prostate (normally referred to as BPH) that minimizes certain unwanted side effects that sometimes accompany more invasive procedures or various medications. Common symptoms of and enlarged prostate include frequency, urgency, decreased stream, straining and excessive nighttime urination. …

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Fusion Biopsy

What are Fusion Biopsies Used For? Transrectal MRI/Ultrasound Biopsies are used to diagnose and treat prostate cancer. Previously, physicians performed what was called a “blind biopsy”, which means that physicians were unable to look inside the prostate while they gathered tissue samples from various quadrants of the prostate. The purpose of gathering the samples was to …

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GreenLight Laser

What does GreenLight Laser- Moxy Fiber treat? The GreenLight Laser technology is one of the technologies that our doctors use to treat a condition called Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), a common condition in older men. This condition refers to enlargement of the prostate gland, which squeezes the urethra. This enlargement can lead to difficulty urinating, …

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