Bowel and Bladder Continence Program

Pediatric Therapy Center’s Bowel and Bladder Continence Program is designed to support children with various bowel and bladder challenges. Our Physical Therapists are trained specifically in pediatric pelvic floor muscle dysfunction.

Diagnoses Treated

  • Nocturnal enuresis (bed wetting) over 6 years old
  • Daytime urinary incontinence over 4 years old
  • Chronic constipation
  • Chronic UTIs
  • Painful urination or defecation or straining with urination/ defecation
  • Vesicoureteral reflux
  • Encopresis
  • Neurogenic bladder
  • Strong urgency with having to urinate consistently with immediate need to void

Treatment Techniques

  • Pelvic floor muscle retraining (with external facilitation), strengthening, and awareness
  • Toileting posture
  • Individualized toileting schedule
  • Diaphragmatic breathing techniques
  • Parent and child education