Urogynecology

The urogynecology experts at UCHealth offer highly skilled, compassionate care for women who suffer from urinary and pelvic floor disorders. Our board-certified pelvic health specialists are trained in all aspects of female pelvic medicine and reconstructive pelvic floor surgery. We use the latest diagnosis and treatment methods, and we’ll work closely with you to develop a custom treatment plan to restore your quality of life.

Urogynecologic conditions we treat

Your UCHealth specialists provide expert care for a full range of disorders, including:

  • Fistula.
  • Menopause and urinary symptoms.
  • Pelvic disorders.
  • Pelvic organ prolapse.
  • Recurrent urinary tract infections.
  • Transvaginal mesh removal.
  • Urinary and bowel incontinence.
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Comprehensive care for pelvic floor disorders

Our specialists have deep experience

The experienced urogynecologists, gynecologists and urologists at UCHealth are the largest female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery practice in Colorado. Our doctors are specialists in female pelvic medicine, reconstructive surgery, colorectal surgery and gastroenterology.

Depending on your diagnosis, treatments may include:

  • Lifestyle changes.
  • Physical therapy.
  • Medication.
  • Surgery – including minimally-invasive robotic and laparoscopic procedures and reconstructive surgery.

Pelvic floor conditions we treat

  • Complex obstetric lacerations.
  • Incontinence
    • Fecal incontinence.
    • Stress incontinence.
    • Urgency incontinence.
  • Genitourinary fistula.
  • Overactive bladder.
  • Pelvic organ prolapse.
  • Urethral diverticulum.
  • Urinary retention.
  • Voiding dysfunction.

Treatments for pelvic floor disorders

Nonsurgical

  • Behavioral modification.
  • Biofeedback.
  • Neuromodulation.
  • Pelvic floor physical therapy.
  • Pessary.

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Surgical

  • Abdominal approaches to surgery.
  • Anal sphincteroplasty/reconstruction.
  • Fistula repair.
  • Incontinence surgery.
  • InterStim™ sacral neuromodulation.
  • Mesh removal.
  • Minimally invasive/laparoscopic/robotic surgery.
  • Pelvic organ prolapse repair.
  • Sling revision/removal.
  • Urethral reconstruction.
  • Vaginal robotic surgery.

Services and office-based procedures

  • Botox.
  • Childbirth injury repair.
  • Complex obstetric lacerations.
  • Cystourethroscopy.
  • Percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS).
  • Urethral bulking.
  • Urodynamic testing.

Physical therapy

Physical therapists are a unique and integral part of treatment available in the Women’s Pelvic Health Program. They can help improve your joint mobility in the spine and pelvic region, ease muscle tension and help to restore the function of the muscles in the pelvic region.

Approaches

Our physical therapists utilize methods such as:

  • Neuromuscular reeducation and biofeedback.
  • Electrical stimulation and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS).
  • Manual therapy to address myofascial restrictions.
  • Exercise prescription for stretching or strengthening the muscles.
  • Education for self-management.

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