What Are the Side Effects of EMSELLA Treatment?

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Both men and women can develop urinary incontinence as a result of a number of factors, including age alone. Other risk factors for incontinence include childbirth, weakened muscles, injury, and certain underlying conditions. Whatever the cause, urinary incontinence can be a frustrating and embarrassing problem. While certain medications and surgical procedures can be effective for urinary incontinence, many patients prefer a more convenient, noninvasive, and nonmedical solution for improving continence.

At NoSweat Fort Wayne, physician and wellness specialist Dr. Philip Rettenmaier offers the revolutionary EMSELLA chair treatment for incontinence — helping Fort Wayne, IN, men and women find relief from their unwanted incontinence symptoms. While the risk of side effects with EMSELLA is extremely low, there are some mild and temporary symptoms that could occur. Keep reading to learn more about potential EMSELLA side effects and find out what to expect with treatment overall — including what results may be possible for you.

What is the EMSELLA chair?

The EMSELLA treatment system is often referred to as the EMSELLA “chair” thanks to its resemblance to a simple chair. This highly beneficial treatment is primarily used to improve the unwanted symptoms of urinary incontinence by strengthening the pelvic floor muscles, though it may also improve sexual health and function in some cases. During an EMSELLA treatment, patients sit comfortably on the EMSELLA chair and remain fully clothed. The EMSELLA system then delivers high-frequency electromagnetic energy that stimulates pelvic floor musculature contractions, similar — yet much stronger and more efficient — than Kegel exercises. In fact, one 30-minute EMSELLA treatment can deliver the equivalent of 11,000 Kegels!

Who should get EMSELLA treatment?

The EMSELLA chair is generally considered appropriate for both men and women who are experiencing the following:

  • Weakened pelvic floor muscles
  • Stress urinary incontinence
  • Poor bladder control
  • Overactive bladder
  • Sudden urges to urinate
  • Decreased sexual function and satisfaction associated with pelvic floor musculature

Certain types of incontinence and sexual function may not respond to EMSELLA treatment, like those associated with some medications, hormone imbalance, and others. During your initial consultation for Fort Wayne EMSELLA treatment, Dr. Rettenmaier will discuss your symptoms, review your health history, and determine whether the EMSELLA chair may be a suitable and effective option for you.

Does EMSELLA have any side effects?

One of the most compelling benefits of EMSELLA treatment is that there is virtually no downtime required and little to no risk of side effects, and the treatment does not involve medications, injections, anesthesia, or other synthetic products. In most cases, patients are able to resume their normal daily activities almost immediately after EMSELLA treatment. Some of the rare and mild side effects that patients may experience after EMSELLA include:

  • Redness
  • Irritation
  • Tenderness
  • Soreness
  • Muscle spasms or twitching

Again, these side effects are relatively rare and, when they do occur, are typically mild and resolve on their own within a few hours or days. For most patients, a series of 4 – 6 treatment sessions over about 3 – 4 weeks can result in a noticeable improvement in the unwanted symptoms of urinary incontinence — helping to keep them dry and reduce the inconvenient and embarrassing episodes of urinary leakage.

Tired of leaking urine? Consider noninvasive EMSELLA incontinence treatment in Fort Wayne, IN

If you are looking for a solution for urinary incontinence that does not require oral medications or invasive surgery, you may be excited about the possibility of EMSELLA chair treatment. Start your journey toward improved continence and restored self-confidence with EMSELLA treatment by calling NoSweat Fort Wayne to schedule your discreet consultation with Dr. Philip Rettenmaier today.

* All information subject to change. Images may contain models. Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary.