How to Treat Incontinence with Emsella

by | Sep 9, 2022 | Uncategorized

Incontinence is a common medical condition that affects over 300 million people worldwide. Many cases go undiagnosed due to a lack of knowledge and conversation about the topic. Still, incontinence is nothing to be embarrassed about.

Urinary Incontinence can cause stress, anxiety, depression, and loss of sexual intimacy. It often interferes with everyday activities, sexual relations, and fitness and impacts your overall quality of life.

What is Incontinence?

Urinary Incontinence is the loss of bladder control. It is a common and often uncomfortable affliction that affects both men and women. Incontinence severity ranges from leakage after a cough or sneeze to a strong and sudden urge to urinate.

This condition most often occurs in older adults, post-menopausal women, and women who have given birth. It can be a temporary or chronic condition that may lead to increased stress and anxiety.

Types of Incontinence

The different types of incontinence include

  • Stress Incontinence: Stress Incontinence includes urine leakage when pressure is exerted on the bladder from laughing, exercising, coughing, sneezing, or lifting heavy objects.
  • Urge Incontinence: Urge Incontinence is a sudden and intense urge to urinate followed by unintentional loss of urine.
  • Overflow Incontinence: Overflow Incontinence is constant or frequent leaking or dribbling of urine from a bladder that does not empty completely.
  • Functional Incontinence: Functional Incontinence is a mental or physical impairment that does not allow one to make it to the toilet on time.
  • Mixed Incontinence: Mixed Incontinence is a mixture of various forms of incontinence— the most common being a combination of stress and urge incontinence.

Causes of Incontinence

The causes of incontinence vary and differ between males and females. Incontinence may be a temporary consequence of a medical condition or chronic due to long-term medical conditions. Chronic incontinence cannot be fully alleviated, but treatment can relieve the symptoms.

Temporary Causes of Incontinence

  • Pregnancy
  • UTI (Urinary Tract Infection)
  • Beverages
  • Constipation
  • Medications

Long-Term Causes of Incontinence

  • Pelvic floor disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Stroke
  • Menopause
  • Enlarged prostate
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • After prostate cancer surgery

What is Emsella?

Emsella is a revolutionary FDA-approved treatment for stress, urge, and mixed urinary incontinence in both men and women. It is a non-invasive pelvic floor therapy that uses High-Intensity Focused Electromagnetic (HIFEM) technology to stimulate and strengthen deep pelvic floor muscles and neuromuscular control.

Emsella treatments have delivered extraordinary results, with many people believing it is too good to be true. Clinical studies have confirmed a 95% improvement in quality of life and a 75% pad reduction from Emsella for incontinence.

Emsella & Incontinence: How it Works?

The Emsella device uses electromagnetic energy to stimulate over 11,000 contractions of pelvic floor muscles in a single session. The device resembles a chair, making treatments extremely comfortable.

The hyper-contraction exercise stimulated by the Emsella device activates the pelvic floor muscle tissue and promotes collagen regeneration. This non-surgical therapy strengthens and improves the function of deep pelvic floor muscles, helping to restore bladder control and confidence to those suffering from incontinence.

Benefits of Emsella

Emsella is a pain-free, non-invasive treatment that can relieve incontinence symptoms due to age, menopause, childbirth, or medical conditions. It is a novel therapy with proven efficacy in reducing incontinence, restoring confidence, and improving one’s quality of life. Emsella provides substantial mental and physical benefits for both men and women, including

  • Reduced Urinary and Fecal Incontinence
  • Improved Sexual Performance
  • Stronger Pelvic Floor Muscles
  • Correction of Prolapse (Women)
  • Non-Invasive with No Downtime
  • Quick 30-Minute Sessions
  • 95% Improvement in Quality of Life
  • Significant Reduction in Urinary Pad Usage
  • Increased Confidence
  • Restored Bladder Control
  • More Effective than Alternative Pelvic Floor Exercises
  • Little to No Side Effects

Sexual Wellness Benefits of Emsella

Emsella offers relief from symptoms of incontinence and has also been known to improve sexual wellness, performance, and satisfaction in both male and female patients.

  • Increased Sexual Function
  • Increased Sexual Pleasure
  • Boosts Sex Drive
  • Improves Ability to Achieve Orgasm
  • Enhanced Sensation of Vaginal Tissues (Females)
  • Tighter Vaginal Canal (Females)
  • Increased Penile Rigidity and Hardness (Males)
  • Ability to Control Time Until Ejaculation (Males)

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What to Expect During an Emsella Treatment

The Emsella treatment is simple. You will begin your journey to relief by consulting an experienced practitioner to determine if Emsella is right for you.

Emsella treatments take place in-office and take approximately 30 minutes to complete. You will arrive at your appointment in comfortable clothing, sit on the Emsella chair fully clothed, and enjoy your workout.

Treatment is pain-free. However, you will experience a tingling or vibrating sensation throughout the therapy. There are no intense preparation or aftercare instructions. After your treatment, you can immediately return to your daily activities without downtime.

Emsella Treatment Plan

A standard Emsella treatment plan for urinary incontinence includes six sessions scheduled twice per week.

Results from Emsella Treatment

You will experience immediate changes following your first Emsella session. Throughout your six-session treatment plan, you will notice significant improvements in bladder control as your pelvic floor muscles become stronger.

Optimal results develop 2-4 weeks after your sixth session and last 6-12 months. You may partake in single sessions after your final session to maintain optimal effects.

Side Effects of Emsella

Patients may experience muscle soreness after Emsella treatments. There are no adverse effects and no necessary downtime.

Because the Emsella treatment is not FDA-approved for these indications, improvements in sexual wellness and performance are considered pleasant side effects.

Ideal Candidates for Emsella

Emsella is a safe and effective treatment for men and women of any age. You may be an ideal candidate if you experience one or more of the following conditions:

  • Urine leakage due to coughing, sneezing, or physical activity
  • Frequent and sudden urge to go to the bathroom
  • Issues with intimate relations
  • Increased stress, anxiety, and lack of confidence due to incontinence

Who is Not a Good Candidate for Emsella?

Emsellla is not for everyone. Contraindications for Emsella include:

  • Pregnancy
  • Any Metal Implants (i.e., pacemakers, copper IUDs, electronic implants)
  • Bleeding Disorders

Cost and Pricing of Emsella

Individual sessions generally cost $400, with an entire treatment plan ranging from $2,400-$3,000. Treatment costs vary based on geographical location and the experience of the provider.

How to Locate an Emsella Provider Near You?

The Cosmetic Injectables Center in Sherman Oaks, Ca, now offers Emsella treatments for incontinence. Owned and operated by the renowned Dr. Sherly Soleiman, MD, the Injectables Center specializes in non-surgical procedures that deliver exceptional results while prioritizing patient comfort.

You no longer have to live with your incontinence. Contact us today to schedule a consultation.

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    Emsella FAQs

    Does Emsella work for incontinence?

    Emsella can effectively reduce or eliminate stress, urge, or mixed incontinence symptoms. It uses highly focused electromagnetic energy to stimulate and strengthen deep pelvic floor muscles to restore bladder control. Clinical studies have shown a 95% improvement in patients’ quality of life and a 75% reduction in pad usage after Emsella treatments.

    Does Emsella strengthen pelvic floor?

    Yes. The Emsella chair device emits HIFEM energy to the deep pelvic floor muscles, stimulating rapid contractions to strengthen and restore neuromuscular function. It is a non-surgical pelvic floor therapy that delivers more significant results than alternative pelvic floor strengthening exercises.

    How long does Emsella treatment last?

    A single Emsella treatment takes 30 minutes to complete, and patients will notice differences immediately. However, specialists recommend a series of six treatments for optimal effects. After completing a treatment plan, you can expect significant improvements in bladder control and sexual wellness for 6-12 months.

    How can I permanently fix incontinence?

    To treat incontinence, both surgical and non-surgical treatments are available. Emsella is the latest non-surgical method to relieve individuals of an overactive bladder by strengthening the pelvic floor muscles and restoring bladder control. Effects last 6-12 months, but maintenance sessions will continue to produce effective results.

    Does insurance pay for Emsella?

    Emsella is FDA-approved for the treatment of incontinence. However, insurance does not cover the cost as it is considered an out-of-pocket expense. Emsella is FSA eligible and may be paid for with pre-tax dollars.

    How much does BTL Emsella cost?

    A single session of Emsella typically costs $300-$400, with the entire treatment plan costing between $1,800-$3,000. Treatment costs vary based on geographical location, facility, and provider experience. Many medical facilities offer payment plans and discounted package deals for your convenience.

    Is Emsella worth the money?

    Emsella patients have reported profound improvements in urinary incontinence and sexual wellness, with a 95% improvement in quality of life. This non-surgical, pain-free therapy has a 88% “worth it” rating on realself.com. Emsella may be the perfect solution to comfortably restore control and confidence if you are struggling with an overactive bladder.

    Does Emsella help with prolapse?

    Emsella is FDA-approved and most commonly used to treat urinary incontinence. However, treatments strengthen the pelvic floor enough to sufficiently correct pelvic prolapse and vaginal laxity.

    Is Emsella permanent?

    Emsella is considered semi-permanent, and optimal effects will last 6-12 months after your sixth session. Treatment effects can be maintained with “boost” sessions every 3-6 months or by continuing to strengthen your pelvic floor with at-home exercises.

    What should I wear to Emsella?

    You are fully clothed for Emsella treatments. Ensure to wear loose, comfortable clothing devoid of any metal accessories. You will need to remove any piercings on or near the treatment area, watches, or other metal jewelry that could cause injury during the treatment process.

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