Living With the Therapy
Sacral neuromodulation may allow you to enjoy freedom from frustrating and embarrassing accidents.
People with sacral neuromodulation have reported an improved quality of life and the freedom to live without the worry of leaks. The neurostimulator is designed to help reduce or eliminate your symptoms, which means you can worry less about making it to the bathroom on time or being near a bathroom every moment of your day.
Please ask your doctor if you have any concerns about travelling with your device. Your neurostimulator may set off the metal detector at the airport or theft detectors in retail stores. You will receive an ID card that you can present to security personnel to document that you have an implanted neurostimulator.
In general, the neurostimulator will not limit any of your activities. However, you should talk to your doctor about performing any strenuous activities such as heavy lifting or vigorous exercise, especially right after the surgery.
This website is intended to be educational and is not to be used as a diagnostic tool. It is not intended to replace the information provided to you by your healthcare providers and does not constitute medical advice. The information may not be directly applicable for your individual clinical circumstance. Please talk with your doctor about diagnosis and treatment information.