Emsella – Pelvic Floor Incontinence Treatment
Many women experience symptoms of weakened pelvic muscles including stress urinary incontinence, severe incontinence, reduced vaginal sensation or a feeling of heaviness in the pelvic area. Many men also experience symptoms of weakened pelvic muscles especially after exercising, after pelvic surgery or as part of their overactive bladder symptoms.
BTL Emsella is a non-surgical treatment designed to strengthen pelvic floor muscles and pelvic floor tightness.
Emsella treatment is available at our clinic in London where we are offering a free introductory treatment. Experience what it is like to sit on the Emsella chair. Contact us at our incontinence clinic for a free consultation to find out more today.
Our non-surgical treatment offers patients a solution to something that can often cause embarrassment helping to boost conﬁdence and improve quality of life.
Causes of weakened pelvic muscles
- Hormonal fluctuation
- Weight loss or Weight gain
- Pelvic Surgery
There are many options out there for women and men experiencing weakened pelvic muscles which include wearing absorbent pads, pelvic floor muscle exercises such as kegal exercises and in extreme cases; intermittent catheterization.
Benefits for Emsella Treatment
- FDA Cleared to improve urinary incontinence & vaginal laxity
- Patients remain fully clothed throughout treatment
- 75% reduction in incontinence pad usage
- Non-invasive & Non-surgical
- Walk-in, walk out procedure
- No downtime
- 95% of BTL Emsella patients experienced noticeable improvement
- Treats entire pelvic floor area in a 30 minutes
- Suitable for Men and Women.
What is Emsella treatment?
Non-Surgical Urinary Incontinence Treatment
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About the Emsella procedure
EMsella and Incontinence
There are several types of urinary incontinence, including:
- Stress Urinary Incontinence can be due to ageing, exercise such as CrossFit, running, weight training or aerobics, weight fluctuations, childbirth and menopause, with the pelvic ﬂoor muscles ‘de-conditioning’ and no longer offering full support to the pelvic ﬂoor organs. This leads to urinary leakage when the patient exerts any kind of inter-abdominal pressure (coughing, sneezing, jumping, laughing etc). Emsella is a great stress urinary incontinence treatment.
- Urge Incontinence or Overactive Bladder is a neuromuscular dysfunction where the patient has a sudden and strong urge to pass urine at unforeseen times such as during sleep, after drinking a small amount of water, or even when you touch water or hear it running. There are often underlying health conditions that can trigger this but Emsella can be an effective urge incontinence or overactive bladder treatment.
- Mixed Urinary Incontinence (a mix of the two). All types are similar in that the patient cannot contract their pelvic ﬂoor fully due to muscle weakness, which leads to urinary leakage. Emsella is a nonsurgical incontinence treatment that can effectively help to reduce the symptoms of urinary incontinence.
- Overflow Incontinence is when your bladder does not completely empty when you urinate. Small amounts of urine will then leak out often without any warning or feeling of the need to urinate. This can be caused by nerve damage or an obstruction.
- Transient Incontinence is more of a temporary type of urinary incontinence caused by a medical condition of infection. Once the condition is managed or the infection treated then the incontinence will be cured. Transient Incontinence can be triggered by urinary tract infections, medication, mental impairment, restricted mobility or severe constipation.
How to tighten your pelvic floor muscle?
Kegal exercises also known as pelvic floor muscle training or pelvic floor tightening is often recommended to help both prevent and control urinary incontinence and pelvic floor problems. The exercises work to strengthen the pelvic floor muscles which help to support the bladder, uterus, small intestine and rectum.
Emsella applies High-Intensity Focused Electromagnetic technology (HIFEM) to stimulate the pelvic floor muscles and restore neuromuscular control. These muscle contractions work to repair the pelvic floor to enable patients to regain bladder control. A single Emsella session can bring thousands of supramaximal pelvic floor muscle contractions which are very important in the muscle re-education on incontinent patients. It is reported that one session of Emsella is the equivalent of 11000 kegel exercises.
95% of patients reported signiﬁcant improvement in their everyday life after a course of EMsella
Emsella is an FDA cleared treatment for mild to moderate stress incontinence and hyperactive bladder where scientific research has shown that 95% of patients have had significant improvement. Emsella’s ability to strengthen pelvic muscles may also lead to a positive effect on sexual wellness and intimate relationships.
How does Emsella work?
Emsella is an electromagnetic chair with a mechanism of action that uses high-intensity electromagnetic field to strengthen the pelvic floor.
The Emsella procedure is carried out using a patented chair device that allows patients to remain fully clothed and comfortably seated during treatment. Many patients choose to read a book or listen to music during the treatment as it usually involves you remaining seated for 30 minutes whilst the treatment is carried out.
The results of the Emsella procedure
Some patients may start to notice an improvement in urinary incontinence and pelvic floor tightening after just one session of BTL Emsella treatment and these results will continue to improve over the next following weeks.
Patients are recommend to have 6 treatments and it can take 3 months to see the results following a course of treatment.