Urinary Disorders

If you're like many men, you have experienced some changes in your urination-oreven had problems urinating-as you've gotten older.  Urinary disorders affect millions of men, but only a small percentage talk to their  doctors about it.

Urinary incontinence

Urinary incontinence is the accidental release of urine. It can happen when you cough, laugh, sneeze, or jog. Or you may have a sudden need to go to the bathroom but can't get there in time.  For some people, urinary incontinence occurs only occasionally, temporarily or it may be only a little leakage from time to time. Others may have a complete lack of control that persists over the long term. There are several types of incontinence:  

Stress incontinence

Symptoms  Loss of urine with cough, laugh, lift and/or sneeze.
Treatment  Medication, behavioral therapy , physical therapy, or surgery

Urge incontinence or overactive bladder

Symptoms Uncontrolled bladder contractions, need to urinate often, having to go when you just went; triggers that make you go like when you hear running  water, or putting your key in the door 
Treatment  Behavioral modification, physical therapy, medications, and office procedures such as Botox injections or placement of nerve stimulators for most severe cases, surgery

Neurogenic bladder

This is caused by neurological illness such as spinal cord injury, Parkinson's disease or multiple Sclerosis.

Symptoms Urine loss
Treatment Physical therapy, medication, Botox, and nerve stimulation procedures


A recurrent need to urinate during night which disrupts your sleep.

Symptoms Urinating more than 2 times a night, urinary tract infections
Treatment Physical therapy, medication, surgery (sling procedure)

Interstitial cystitis

Interstitial cystitis (painful bladder syndrome) is a condition that results in recurring discomfort or pain in the bladder and the surrounding pelvic region.            

Symptoms Urinary frequency, pain or pressure in and around the bladder, sexual dysfunction or pain with intercourse.  
Treatment Medication, physical therapy, electrical nerve stimulation   

We also treat bladder retention and elimination issues.