Interstim Therapy

Overview

InterStim Therapy treats urinary retention (inability to completely empty the bladder) and the symptoms of overactive bladder, including urinary urge incontinence (leakage) and significant symptoms of urgency-frequency. It should be used after you have tried other treatments such as medications and behavioral therapy and they have not worked, or you could not tolerate them. InterStim Therapy for Urinary Control is not intended for patients with a urinary blockage.

A small device that is surgically implanted to stimulate your sacral nerves with mild electrical pulses.