What Are The Treatments For Incontinence?

Ted DeWeese, M.D., Johns Hopkins

Jan. 01, 2009 -- Question: What are the treatments for incontinence?

Answer: Treatments for urinary incontinence range from the more common, non-invasive methods like exercise. Similar to exercises that women are asked to do from childbirth, the so-called kegel exercises. All the way through invasive treatments, which include injections of collagen around the urethra -- or the tube that drains the urine -- to mechanical devices that are placed around the urethra.