Female patient taking a smart programmer out of a box labeled Medtronic

YOUR JOURNEY TO LASTING
CONTROL

Learn more about living with Medtronic Bladder Control Therapy.

RELIEF IS JUST THE BEGINNING

Welcome to Medtronic Bladder Control Therapy delivered by the InterStim™ system. You’re on the way to lasting control and more confidence. Use this page and your Personal Therapy Guide to understand how to use your smart programmer and make the most of your therapy experience.


YOUR INTERSTIM SYSTEM

Neurostimulator

Generates stimulation for your therapy

Medtronic InterStim II neurostimulator against white background

Smart Programmer

Enables you to adjust and manage your therapy

Smart Programmer Samsung device screen

Charger

Recharges the smart programmer and the communicator

Charger for the smart programmer and communicator

Communicator

Connects the smart programmer with your neurostimulator

The communicator connects the smart programmer to the neurostimulator

YOUR SMART PROGRAMMER

Take a tour and get familiar with your programmer.

Icon for the smart programmer My Therapy app for patients

My Therapy

This app enables you to manage your therapy.

  • Check your stimulation level
  • Adjust your stimulation
  • Turn stimulation on or off
  • Change programs* (at your clinician’s recommendation)
  • Receive notifications
Icon for the smart programmer clinician app

Clinician

  • This app is only for your clinician.
  • You should not use it.

HOW TO USE YOUR SMART PROGRAMMER

This quick video covers everything you need to know, including how to adjust your stimulation and change programs* as directed by your clinician.

Every time you use the My Therapy app, you’ll need to use the communicator to connect the smart programmer with the neurostimulator.

How to Use Your Smart Programmer


NOTIFICATIONS

You may receive pop-up notifications on the programmer while using the My Therapy app. If you have questions about a notification that does not appear here, check your My Therapy app Programming Guide. If you still have a question, contact your clinician.

Communicator Connection Lost

This smart programmer notification screen indicates the device has lost connection with the communicator

Your smart programmer has lost connection with your communicator. Make sure the communicator is fully charged. Then reposition it over the neurostimulator and tap retry on the programmer.

Device Not Responding

This smart programmer notification screen indicates the neurostimulator is not responding

Your neurostimulator is not responding. Reposition your communicator over it and tap retry.

Communicator Low Battery

This smart programmer notification screen indicates the communicator is low on battery

Your communicator needs to be charged. Plug it into the charger. Remember, you can’t use the communicator while it is recharging.

Tip: If a notification disappears before you have time to read it, that means the error fixed itself. If any of these issues continue, contact your clinician.


RESOURCES

pdf Symptom Diary (.pdf)

Record your symptoms to help your clinician understand your condition.

96KB

pdf Therapy Pocket Guide (.pdf)

Learn more about using your smart programmer and the My Therapy app.

2.1MB


*

If applicable