Overactive Bladder Syndrome

Overactive Bladder Syndrome (OBS) can seriously impact one's quality of life. People who suffer from OBS often times cannot participate in many activities. Their life can be very limiting. Outdoor activities like hiking, skiing, golfing and many others are not an option and sufferers of OBS end up missing out on quality time with their family and friends.

OBS can also affect one's physical well being too. Constant worrying, nervousness, embarrassment and planning every event around trips to the bathroom can have a negative impact on one's outlook on life. Additionally, those who suffer from OBS usually wake up several times per night, which can have a serious impact on a good night's rest. Lack of sleep can lead to lack of energy and lack of productivity at work or school. In addition, drowsiness can be dangerous, especially behind the wheel or in other situations which require concentration.

Fortunately, there is a solution to OBS. Interstim is a product of Medtronic, the inventor of the pacemaker. Interstim is a small stimulator that is implanted into the body which helps to control the urgency feeling of urination. The specialists at The Franklin Pain and Wellness Center perform interstim trial procedures which allow you to " test drive" the stimulator on a temporary basis for 5-7 days and help you determine if this is the best solution for you. Patients who have tried Interstim therapy claim that it has really improved their quality of life.

Contact The Franklin Pain and Wellness Center at 508-507-8818 or staff@franklinpaincenter.com for more information or to set up an evaluation.

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