WHAT IS EMSELLA?

Emsella is intended to provide entirely non-invasive electromagnetic stimulation of pelvic floor musculature for the purpose of rehabilitation of weak pelvic muscles and restoration of neuromuscular control for the treatment of male and female incontinence.

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HOW MANY TREATMENTS DO I NEED?

The recommended number of Emsella treatments varies from patient to patient. On average, the course of treatment involved 6 sessions, typically scheduled over the span of 4 weeks. Many patients choose to receive maintenance treatments as needed, most commonly on a monthly basis, to maintain optimal results. The benefits develop over a series of treatments, leading to a significant improvement in bladder control and continence.

WHO IS A CANDIDATE?

Patients that seek treatment for urinary incontinence and who do not show any signs of the conditions defined in the contraindications below. The device is intended for adults only.

WHAT ARE THE CONTRAINDICATIONS?

  • Cardiac pacemakers

  • Implanted defibrillators, implanted neurostimulators

  • Electronic implants

  • Pulmonary insufficiency

  • Metal implants

  • Drug pumps

  • Application in the head area

  • Application in the heart area

  • Malignant tumor

  • Fever

  • Pregnancy

WHEN WILL I EXPERIENCE RESULTS?

  • Some will notice results after the first or second treatment while others will require more treatments to experience positive change. This is directly correlated to the type and severity of malfunction.

  • Final results noted 2-4 weeks after the 6-12 recommended treatments

HOW SHOULD I PREPARE FOR TREATMENT?

  • Hydrate prior to treatment to ensure a more comfortable treatment

  • Body piercings must be removed if in or near the treatment area to avoid burns

  • Inform clinic of any implanted metal or electronic devices

  • Notify clinic of any changes to health history or medications since filled out intake form or last appointment

WHAT ARE THE AFTERCARE INSTRUCTIONS?

  • Continue to hydrate

  • If experiencing discomfort after treatment, use over the counter pain meds such as acetaminophen or ibuprofen.

  • Daily kegel exercises. 10 quick (pulsating contractions) and 10 slow (engage and hold for 3-5 sec.) 3X/day. Empty bladder first, if possible.

WHAT CAN I EXPECT AFTER THE TREATMENT?

  • Gradually increasing tingling feeling and muscle contractions.

  • Possible tingling sensation in treatment area for up to 6 hours

  • Slight muscle soreness 24-72 hours post treatment

  • Temporary muscle spasms

  • Temporary joint or muscle pain

  • Potential early onset of menstruation or worsening of cramps if treated close to menstrual cycle

  • Improvement in pelvic floor strength and correlating symptoms

  • Incontinence can get worse before it gets better