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Dr. Amber Bocknek

EMSELLA FOR WOMEN

Do you struggle with urinary or stool incontinence, pelvic pain and intimacy difficulties?

 The Emsella might be an option for you.

  • Completely dressed during treatment
  • No preparation or downtime
  • Helps with incontinence
  • Helps with sexual experience
  • Drug free

 

Emsella is a non-invasive and innovative medical treatment designed to address issues related to pelvic floor muscles, particularly in the context of urinary incontinence. This breakthrough therapy utilizes High-Intensity Focused Electromagnetic (HIFEM) technology to stimulate and strengthen the pelvic floor muscles, promoting improved muscle tone and function.

During an Emsella treatment session, the patient is comfortably seated on a specialized chair that emits electromagnetic waves. These waves penetrate the pelvic floor muscles, causing rapid contractions and contractions that are similar to performing thousands of Kegel exercises in a short amount of time. The intensity and frequency of the electromagnetic pulses are carefully controlled by the healthcare professional administering the treatment, ensuring a customized and comfortable experience for the patient.

Emsella is particularly beneficial for individuals experiencing urinary incontinence, including both stress and urge incontinence. Stress incontinence typically occurs during activities such as coughing, laughing, or exercising, while urge incontinence is characterized by a sudden and strong need to urinate. By strengthening the pelvic floor muscles, Emsella aims to improve bladder control, reduce urinary leakage, and enhance overall quality of life for individuals affected by these conditions.

One of the key advantages of Emsella is its non-invasive nature, eliminating the need for surgery or pharmaceutical interventions. The treatment is relatively quick, typically lasting around 30 minutes per session, and requires no downtime. Many individuals report noticeable improvements after a series of sessions, although the specific number of treatments may vary depending on the severity of the condition and the individual's response to the therapy.

Overall, Emsella offers a promising solution for individuals seeking a non-surgical and effective approach to address pelvic floor issues and improve urinary continence. It is essential for potential candidates to consult with a qualified healthcare professional to determine if Emsella is the right option for their specific needs and medical history.

What is a treatment like?

During an Emsella treatment session, the patient is comfortably seated on a specialized chair that emits electromagnetic waves. These waves penetrate the pelvic floor muscles, causing rapid contractions and contractions that are similar to performing thousands of Kegel exercises in a short amount of time. The intensity and frequency of the electromagnetic pulses are carefully controlled by the healthcare professional administering the treatment, ensuring a customized and comfortable experience for the patient.

Emsella is particularly beneficial for individuals experiencing urinary incontinence, including both stress and urge incontinence. Stress incontinence typically occurs during activities such as coughing, laughing, or exercising, while urge incontinence is characterized by a sudden and strong need to urinate. By strengthening the pelvic floor muscles, Emsella aims to improve bladder control, reduce urinary leakage, and enhance overall quality of life for individuals affected by these conditions.

One of the key advantages of Emsella is its non-invasive nature, eliminating the need for surgery or pharmaceutical interventions. The treatment is relatively quick, typically lasting around 30 minutes per session, and requires no downtime. Many individuals report noticeable improvements after a series of sessions, although the specific number of treatments may vary depending on the severity of the condition and the individual's response to the therapy.

Overall, Emsella offers a promising solution for individuals seeking a non-surgical and effective approach to address pelvic floor issues and improve urinary continence. It is essential for potential candidates to consult with a qualified healthcare professional to determine if Emsella is the right option for their specific needs and medical history.

Who might not be a candidate for treatment?

While Emsella is generally considered a safe and well-tolerated treatment for many individuals, there are certain contraindications and considerations that healthcare professionals take into account when determining the appropriateness of the treatment for a specific patient. Contraindications are factors or conditions that suggest a particular treatment may not be suitable for an individual. Here are some common contraindications to Emsella treatment:

  1. Metal Implants and Implanted Electrical Devices: Patients with metal implants, such as pacemakers or other implanted devices, may be contraindicated for Emsella treatment. The electromagnetic pulses generated during the procedure could potentially interfere with the functioning of these devices. Also, metal implants such as a lumbar sacral spine fusion/screws/cage, pelvic wires/screws and a hip replacement or screw would make a person ineligible (contraindicated) for treatment
  2. Pregnancy: Emsella is generally not recommended for pregnant individuals. While the treatment is non-invasive, its effects on pregnancy have not been extensively studied, and caution is advised.
  3. Severe Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Individuals with severe pelvic organ prolapse may not be ideal candidates for Emsella. The treatment is designed to target the pelvic floor muscles, and its effectiveness in cases of severe prolapse may be limited.
  4. Menstruation: Some practitioners may prefer to avoid Emsella treatment during menstruation due to potential discomfort or hygiene considerations. However, this is not a strict contraindication, and practices may vary.
  5. Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs): Active urinary tract infections may be a contraindication to Emsella treatment. Infections can cause discomfort and may interfere with the effectiveness of the therapy.
  6. Certain Neurological Conditions: Individuals with certain neurological conditions, such as epilepsy or multiple sclerosis, may need careful consideration before undergoing Emsella treatment. The electromagnetic pulses could potentially affect individuals with certain neurological sensitivities.
  7. Recent Pelvic Surgery: Patients who have undergone recent pelvic surgery may need to wait for an appropriate healing period before considering Emsella treatment. It's essential to consult with a healthcare professional to assess individual circumstances.

It's crucial for individuals interested in Emsella treatment to undergo a thorough evaluation by a qualified healthcare provider to determine whether the procedure is suitable for them. Additionally, practitioners should be aware of a patient's complete medical history and any potential contraindications before administering Emsella or any other medical treatment.

What about issues with Intimacy and sexual enjoyment?

What about intimacy issues?

While Emsella is often associated with treating pelvic floor issues in women, it can also be beneficial for men experiencing certain conditions related to pelvic floor dysfunction.

Emsella, a non-invasive treatment that uses High-Intensity Focused Electromagnetic (HIFEM) technology to stimulate and strengthen pelvic floor muscles, has shown promise in addressing certain aspects of sexual dysfunction. Here's how Emsella may be relevant to sexual dysfunction:

  1. Pelvic Pain and Discomfort: Sexual dysfunction in both men and women can be associated with pelvic pain or discomfort. Emsella, by targeting and strengthening the pelvic floor muscles, may help alleviate some of these symptoms, potentially improving overall sexual function and comfort.
  2. Orgasmic Dysfunction: For both men and women, difficulties in achieving orgasm can sometimes be related to pelvic floor muscle issues. Emsella, by enhancing pelvic floor muscle tone and function, might contribute to a more satisfying sexual experience.

It's important to note that while Emsella shows promise in addressing certain aspects of sexual dysfunction, its effectiveness can vary depending on the underlying causes of the dysfunction. Additionally, not all types of sexual dysfunction are directly related to pelvic floor muscle issues, so a comprehensive evaluation by a healthcare professional is crucial.

Before considering Emsella or any other treatment for sexual dysfunction, individuals should consult with a qualified healthcare provider. The healthcare provider can assess the specific nature of the sexual dysfunction, consider any underlying medical conditions, and recommend an appropriate course of action, which may include Emsella or other therapeutic options. It's essential to have an open and honest discussion about symptoms, concerns, and treatment goals to ensure the most suitable approach for each individual's unique situation.

At a glance

Downtime

None

Procedure length

30 minutes

Discomfort

None

Session protocol

2 sessions weekly x 4 weeks

Maintenance

Single session every 3-4 months