Location: Chinook Regional Hospital
A multidisciplinary program that offers services for women with pelvic floor issues, including pelvic organ prolapse, incontinence, and bladder dysfunction.Services available include the following:
Conservative Management/Behavior Therapy: Following an initial assessment, conservative and behavioral therapies (exercise, diet, activities etc.) are discussed and commitment to behavior modification and lifestyle changes are encouraged
Education: New patients are encouraged to view 5 basic modules on pelvic floor issues on- line
Pessary Fitting: Registered Nurses assess and fit women for vaginal pessaries, devices that assist with prolapse and incontinence issues
Medical Intervention: When appropriate medications may be prescribed that reduce symptoms in women
Surgical Consult and Intervention: The clinic Gynecologists will (as appropriate) provide surgical interventions for women with prolapse and stress incontinence issues
Services available include the following:
Chinook Regional Hospital
Monday8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Closed 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM for lunch.
Women with problems related to leaking urine (incontinence) or pelvic organ prolapse.
Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.
An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking.
A $50 one time fee will be charged for a new pessary.
If a patient is unable to pay they can discuss with the clinic coordinator.