What type of exercises should my clients do to help their OAB?

Showing your clients with Overactive Bladder Disorder (OAB) that they can manage their bladder issues and retrain the bladder with pelvic floor rehabilitation exercises will help them to realize that you mean business by believing that With Age Comes Respect. So, let’s distinguish what is what for them, shall we?

Let’s begin with talking about bladder retraining. It is important that either your clients are cognitively capable or that you are with them for a good deal of the day in order to teach them to increase their time intervals between voids. This will help your clients to establish a normal frequency of when to urinate.

When considering pelvic floor rehabilitation, this method of retraining has also been shown to be effective in women suffering from OAB. If you can help your clients to re-develop a strong pelvic floor, it can prevent urge incontinence that may be caused by involuntary bladder contractions.

According to the website, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2312344/, In a randomized, placebo-controlled trial, 197 women, aged 55 to 92 years, with urge incontinence or mixed incontinence were randomized to receive pelvic muscle rehabilitation, immediate-release oxybutynin, or placebo. With pelvic floor therapy, there was an 80.7% mean reduction in incontinence episodes. This was statistically superior to the 68.5% and 39.4% reductions achieved with oxybutynin and placebo, respectively.


About melissalstoneburner

Melissa is the proud mother of two boys. She also like to take care of all of her elderly clients as though they were her actual flesh and blood, too. Melissa began her elderly care business, Time to Care, in August, 2012. Since then, she has successfully seen several clients through life and onto the next life. She writes about what she knows, what she doesn't know, and reveals all the research in between. She believes that elderly care is the best thing she has ever done in life; second only to being a mother!
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