Acupuncture stimulation of the sacral vertebra, lower abdomen, and leg for patients with overactive bladders resulting in stress and urge incontinence.
Bladder problems, incontinence, and acupuncture & PTNS
Overactive bladder affects 16-18% of the US adult population with a higher incidence in the elderly. The expense to the healthcare system is approximately $12 billion annually. Incontinence is responsible for up to 10% of nursing home admissions for people adding an adding an additional $6 billion.