If you’ve tried other treatments but are still dealing with bladder control problems, you might be relieved to hear about another option: Medtronic Bladder Control Therapy (Sacral Neuromodulation), delivered by the InterStim® System.
Medtronic Bladder Control Therapy is clinically proven to significantly improve bladder control in people who have not had success with or could not tolerate the side effects of other treatments. > More
Medtronic Bladder Control Therapy helps to correct the communication problem between the bladder and the brain that could be causing symptoms like leaks, retention, and urgency-frequency. > More
With the two-step process, you can test it out to see if Medtronic Bladder Control Therapy will work for you before making a long-term commitment. Step 1 is called an "evaluation." > More
If you experience a significant reduction in your bladder control symptoms during the evaluation, you and your doctor can discuss long-term Medtronic Bladder Control Therapy. > More
How effective is this therapy? How will I know if the evaluation is successful? Will my insurance cover the costs? > More
Medtronic Bladder Control Therapy treats urinary retention not caused by an obstruction; and the symptoms of overactive bladder, including urinary urge incontinence (leakage) and significant symptoms of urgency-frequency. It should be used after you have tried other treatments such as medications and behavioral therapy and they have not worked, or you could not tolerate them.