After Interstim, I Got My Life Back

 Patty would encourage anyone who is experiencing a bowel condition to take control and don't be afraid to explore options available for treatment.  That's what she did and she couldn't be happier.

After discussing her condition with her primary care provider, Patty was referred to Dr. Fernando Aycinena.  This was about the same time that Dr. Aycinena started providing Interstim Theraphy for Fecal Incontinence.  Interstim Therapy involves implanting a device in the back.  This device stimulates the sacral nerves with a low electrical impluse.  By doing this, the nerves are better able to control the muscles associated with bowel function.

After an evaluation, Patty was determined to be a great candidate for Interstim.  She is now able to live life to the fullest.  She can enjoy the pleasures of family and friends and go to social occasions and not worry about staying close to the nearest bathroom.  Interstim has improved her quality of life and she is certainly enjoying her new found freedom. Need more information about Interstim, call 814-443-2100.

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