Click on the following links for more information about urinary tract and pelvic floor disorders and items of related interest:
National Association for Continence (NAFC)
The NAFC is the largest and most prolific consumer education and advocacy organization dedicated to bladder and bowel health. NAFC's objectives are to destigmatize incontinence, to promote preventive measures, to motivate individuals to seek treatment, and to provide collaborative advocacy and service for those who are affected by this problem. To achieve its objectives, NAFC offers publications and services, such as: brochures detailing what every woman and man should know about bladder and bowel control, disease-specific booklets on Multiple Sclerosis, spinal cord injury, and Parkinson's Disease, the Caregiver's Desk Reference, and the Blueprint for Continence Care in an Assisted Living Setting, a guidepost of standards offering simple, cost-effective practices for the prevention, assessment, management, and treatment of bladder control problems in assisted living.
American Urogynecology Society (AUGS)
The American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS) is the premier society dedicated to research and education in urogynecology, and the detection, prevention and treatment of female lower urinary tract disorders and pelvic floor disorders.
American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
ACOG is a nonprofit organization of women's health care physicians advocating highest standards of practice, continuing member education and public education.
American Urologic Association (AUA)
AUA strives to promote the highest standards of urological clinical care through education, research and in the formulation of health care policy.
What Women Want & Need to Know: Urinary Incontinence
Neeta Shah, MD, Vice President of Women's Health at the North Shore-LIJ Health System discusses critical topics on the health of women.
In episode #10 Dr. Shah discusses issues surrounding urinary incontinence and treatment options. Her guest is Jill Rabin, MD, Chief of the Division of Ambulatory Care for the Department of Ob-Gyn at North Shore-LIJ.
HDIS: Home Delivery Incontinent Supplies
Since 1986, HDIS has specialized in providing quality care to those who experience loss of bladder control by providing an extensive selection of bladder control products directly to your home.
New Dimensions Physical Therapy
Located in Manhasset, New York, New Dimensions Physical Therapy is a unique practice that specializes in complicated orthopedic, spinal and pelvic dysfunction. These musculoskeletal problems can be long standing and have many painful symptoms that overlap. The physical therapists at New Dimensions Physical Therapy are deeply committed to finding the source of these problems and treating them effectively and efficiently. We work closely with your referring physician to offer the most comprehensive health care team possible.