Urogynecology at Willowbrook
Pelvic floor disorders such as urinary incontinence and overactive bladder are extremely common, and can affect women of all ages. At Houston Methodist Willowbrook, we understand how disruptive these disorders can be to your quality of life. The good news is you don’t have to tolerate incontinence, organ displacement or any other common, but little-discussed gynecological problem. Our talented urogynecologists can help — often without the need for surgery.
Helping You Find Relief for Gynecologic ProblemsOur experienced urogynecologists work closely with pelvic floor physical therapists to help you improve bladder and bowel control and decrease pelvic pain.
At Houston Methodist Willowbrook, we offer:
- A variety of treatment options, including physical therapy, to help control frequent urges to urinate, extra trips to the bathroom and loss of urine
- State-of-the-art equipment, including 3-D ultrasound and urodynamic testing to assess how the bladder and urethra store and release urine
- The comfort and convenience of having all your urogynecologic needs taken care of at one location. If a minimally invasive procedure is needed to treat your condition, we often can perform it in our office
Services We OfferThe urogynecologists and pelvic floor physical therapists at Houston Methodist WIllowbrook are dedicated to treating pelvic floor disorders with the latest in nonsurgical and minimally invasive surgical methods, including:
- Pelvic floor physical therapy, including therapeutic exercise, manual therapy, diet and lifestyle coaching and psychological counseling
- Targeted physical therapy treatment for skeletal misalignment and muscle dysfunction, which contribute to loss of bladder and bowel control as well as sexual function, often leading to pelvic pain
- Biofeedback behavioral therapy for constipation and bowel problems
- Minimally invasive surgery for pelvic organ prolapse, a condition that causes weakness of the muscles and ligaments that hold the pelvic organs in place
- Laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy, a minimally invasive procedure used to correct vaginal or uterine prolapse in women who’ve had a hysterectomy
- Intravesical Botox treatment for chronic bladder pain and disorders, including overactive bladder disorder
- InterStim sacral neuromodulation, a nerve therapy used to promote long-term bladder and bowel control
See a complete list of urogynecological treatments offered at all of our hospitals.