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Urinary Incontinence

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In an effort to better serve our patients, Colorado Springs Urological Associates, PLLC has partnered with Urological Associates and Pikes Peak Urology. We are confident that the union of three patient-centric, top-rated urological practices will greatly benefit the residents of Colorado Springs and the surrounding area. Urological Associates is a premier urology practice in Colorado Springs led by board-certified urologists and nurse practitioners. Pikes Peak Urology, a division of Colorado Springs Urological Associates, has lived up to their motto of “prompt, caring, and compassionate” since 1989.

Our board-certified urologists consistently deliver positive patient experiences and excellent clinical outcomes for a wide spectrum of male and female urologic conditions. If you’re in need of compassionate, urological expertise from board-certified specialists, look no further than Colorado Springs Urological Associates, PLLC.


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Urinary Incontinence in Men and Women  

Up to one-third of all American men and women suffer from urinary incontinence (UI.) The inability to hold your urine can lead to discomfort and embarrassment, leading some to avoid bringing it up with their doctor. However, it’s important to address urinary incontinence in order to avoid other physical complications, and to start living a more comfortable, stress-free life as well. Our dedicated providers have decades of clinical experience diagnosing and treating UI. We use state-of-the-art diagnostics and the most advanced treatments for urinary incontinence in men and women of all ages. If you’re experiencing bladder leakage, call our office today for an evaluation.

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We at Colorado Springs Urological Associates, PLLC understand how frustrating urinary incontinence (also called overactive bladder) can be. We treat urinary incontinence in women and men using the latest advancements in diagnostic and surgical technology. It’s important to us to do more than just treat your symptoms, which is why we perform extensive diagnostics to determine the root cause of an overactive bladder. Once a diagnosis is given, our dedicated team of board-certified urologists and nurse practitioners offer a wide variety of non-surgical and surgical treatments to improve bladder control. If you’ve been searching for ‘urogynecologist near me’, look no further than the experts at Colorado Springs Urological Associates, PLLC.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Are The Types Of Urinary Incontinence?

  1. Stress incontinence - Urine leakage is triggered by exerting pressure on the bladder by coughing, sneezing, laughing, exercising or heavy lifting.
  2. Urge incontinence - Occurs when a sudden, intense urge to urinate is followed by urine leakage. Frequent urination (especially during the night) is common.
  3. Overflow incontinence - Characterized by frequent dribbling of urine, which occurs when the bladder does not empty completely or properly.
  4. Functional incontinence - Urine leakage occurs due to a physical or mental impairment, such as arthritis.
  5. Mixed incontinence - Includes a mix of more than one type of urinary incontinence.

How Do You Diagnose Urinary Incontinence?

The team at Colorado Springs Urological Associates has a dedicated suite for evaluating the various types of urinary incontinence. Our urologists may recommend the following testing:

  • Cystoscopy
  • Urodynamic testing
  • Pelvic imaging

How Is Urinary Incontinence Treated?

We may recommend treatments based on the type of urinary incontinence you have, however, they can include the following:

  • Mesh or autologous vaginal slings for women
  • Male sling
  • Percutaneous Tibial Nerve Stimulation (PTNS)
  • MonaLisa Touch
  • Injectable bulking agents 
  • Botox injections
  • InterStim nerve stimulation - Medtronic 
  • Surgery
  • Artifical urinary sphincter

What Are The Risk Factors For Urinary Incontinence? 

There are a number of different factors that increase one’s risk of developing UI, including:

  • Sex - Women are more likely to have stress incontinence
  • Aging
  • Being overweight
  • Smoking
  • Family history