Learn more about finding relief with Medtronic Bowel Control.
Congratulations on taking the first step to finding relief with Medtronic Bowel Control Therapy delivered by the InterStim™ system. Use this page and your Getting Started Guide to understand how to use your programmer and make the most of your evaluation.
External Neurostimulator (ENS)
Your ENS generates the stimulation. This device may be worn externally in a belt.
The handheld programmer lets you adjust and manage your therapy.
Take a tour and get familiar with your programmer.
This app allows you to manage
You should not use this app;
it is intended only for clinicians.
Watch one of the videos below to learn how to use your programmer. These quick overviews cover everything you need to know, including how to adjust your stimulation, change programs, and switch therapy sides as directed by your clinician.*
How to use your programmer if your evaluation was performed in a clinic or office setting.
How to use your programmer if your evaluation was performed in a surgery setting. These evaluations are sometimes called "stage one procedures."
How to manage alerts
You may receive alerts while using your My Therapy app. Several common alerts are shown below. If you have questions about these alerts or an alert that does not appear here, check your programmer manual. If you still have a question, contact your clinician.
Your ENS device has a low battery.
If your ENS battery is low, contact
Device Communication Lost
Your programmer has lost connection with your ENS due to low battery or a failed signal. Tap RETRY to reconnect the programmer.
If the issue continues, contact your clinician to reestablish the connection.
TIP: If a notification disappears before you have time to read it, that means the error fixed itself.