Overactive bladder occurs later in life and is a common condition. This is where the bladder has the sensation to void or spasm to void without actually stimulation from a full bladder. There is a variety of causes from neurologic to hormonal.
Non-Obstructive Urinary Retention
This condition is characterized by the inability to completely empty the bladder but not from blockage of the urinary channel. This is usually due to some underlying cause of bladder weakness. The patients will have weak of dribbling stream or urine.
Non-surgical and Behavioral Techniques
Pelvic floor therapy is one of many treatments for voiding dysfunction. Medication, Kegel exercises, biofeedback, timed voiding and bladder training are a few options used by urologists.
Several minimally invasive procedures as well as more extensive surgical procedures may be necessary to treat voiding dysfunction.