Whether it’s vacation, beach days, work travel or just a Sunday walk in the park when you suffer from fecal incontinence a normal situation becomes a stressful situation. Constantly scouting out restrooms and packing extra clothes, being careful not to laugh too hard or play too rough can get exhausting- take a break from the worry and relax with InterStim.
Many don’t understand how prevalent this condition is for those of all ages and conditions affecting an average 10% of adults (1 in 12) in the US. While not everyone may be a candidate for InterStim this revolutionary technology provided by Dr. Margarita Murphy and the expert staff at Colon Surgeons of Charleston can be a life changing procedure for many.
Dr. Margarita Murphy is one of the only Lowcountry specialists to offer InterStim® Therapy, to manage chronic bowel incontinence symptoms. Dr. Murphy is ranked #2 in the country for State-of-The Art Treatment of Fecal (Bowel) Incontinence. This minimally invasive outpatient procedure – which is performed at Dr. Murphy’s endosurgery center at Gastrointestinal Surgical Specialists located at 1439 Stuart Engals Blvd., Ste 100 in Mount Pleasant- uses a neurostimulator, about the size of a stopwatch, is implanted under the skin in the upper buttock near the sacral nerves. The InterStim system then delivers mild electrical pulses to help stimulate these nerves, which help the brain and nerves to communicate so the bowel, pelvic floor and related muscles can function correctly.
Tired of suffering from bowel incontinence? Think you may be living less of a life from this chronic problem? Make an appointment today to see Dr. Murphy. We will work to get a personalized solution for your symptoms.
1439 Stuart Engals Blvd Ste. 100
Mt Pleasant, SC 29464