Revista Habanera de Ciencias Médicas
On-line version ISSN 1729-519X
MARTINEZ TORRES, Jacqueline C et al. Evaluation of the magnetotherapy effect and the pelvis floor excercises as a rehabilitator treatment in urinary incontinente. Rev haban cienc méd [online]. 2009, vol.8, n.1, pp. 0-0. ISSN 1729-519X.
The urinary incontinence has high prevalence preferably among women, We evaluated the impact of rehabilitative treatment of pelvic floor in symptoms and signs of incontinence in 28 patients 25 women with age average 53,9 years and 3 masculine with age average 66,6 years. We applied them rehabilitative treatment that included Magnetoteraphy, stimulate electrotherapy to the perineal musculature and pelvic exercises, alone or in combination. Principal results: the urinary incontinence prevailed as diagnosis, in the feminine sex, associated with other pelvic pathologies, followed mixed incontinence and men secundary toprostatectomy. Eleven patients leave treatment, 53% cure, 29% improvement and 18% are still in treatment. We conclude that remarkable improvement the symptoms evidenced benefits of rehabilitative treatment of pelvic floor for urinary incontinente.
Keywords : urine incontinence; rehabilitative treatment.