Getting Sacral Nerve Stimulation for Bowel Control

If your bowel control problems are preventing you from living a normal life, sacral nerve stimulation therapy may provide relief. The implant surgery is minimally invasive, and most people return to normal activities within a few days.

Factors Your Doctor May Consider

Some people find that alternative treatments for bowel control problems don’t work for them. Others cannot tolerate the side effects of medications. Find out more about sacral nerve stimulation.
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Your Healthcare Team

Talk to your GP, gastroenterologist, colorectal surgeon, urogynaecologist, or gynaecologist about treating your bowel control problem today.
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Surgery: What to Expect

Get information on a trial assessment of sacral nerve stimulation.
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Information on this site should not be used as a substitute for talking with your doctor. Always talk with your doctor about diagnosis and treatment information.

Last updated: 27 Sep 2010

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