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Free pelvic health screenings offered by Integrity Rehab

In recognition of World Continence Week (June 19-25), Integrity Rehab clinics are offering free 30-minute pelvic health consultations to show prospective patients how their pelvic muscles measure up.  These discreet and private consultations will demonstrate how non-invasive and trusted sEMG technology can help men and women live without pain, laugh leak free, and love better sex. 
Integrity Rehab’s Pelvic Health Program Director, Anne Smith, PT, MPT, said people affected by incontinence, sexual dissatisfaction, or pelvic pain should consider attending a Pelvic Health Screening at Integrity Rehab.  
Free 30-minute pelvic health consultations will be offered by appointment or walk-in on the following dates: 
·         Tuesday, June 20 from 10 am to 2 pm in at Integrity Rehab Harker Heights
·         Wednesday, June 21, from 10 am to 2 pm at Integrity Rehab Killeen
·         Thursday, June 22, from 9 am to 1 pm at Integrity Rehab Salado
·         Friday, June, 23, from 10 am to 2 pm at Integrity Rehab Copperas Cove. 
Please call (254) 699-3933 extension 126 with questions or to make an appointment.
According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, approximately 13 million people in the United States suffer from urinary incontinence.  But in a recent survey by Pure Profile, 8 in 10 women affected by urinary incontinence fail to seek help for the problem, with 72 % preferring to laugh off the health issue. 
Urinary incontinence is no joke and doesn’t have to be tolerated.  With pelvic floor muscle therapy, women who suffer from stress urinary incontinence average a 73% cure rate and 97% improvement rate, according to studies published by the National Institute of Health
Speaking ahead of World Continence Week, Pelvic Health Physical Therapist, Ms. Anne Smith, said research shows women are continuing to ignore their health needs. “There continues to be a misconception that incontinence is an inevitable result of having children or ageing, and that’s just not true. Incontinence is common but it’s not normal and should be treated, just like any other health condition,” Ms. Smith said.
“The good news is treatment usually involves simple lifestyle changes and pelvic floor muscle exercises, which everyone should be doing anyway to prevent incontinence.  Incontinence isn’t something you have to put up with for the rest of your life.”

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