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Health Tips for 50+ Men

Contino® Connections: April 2022 (Archived)

Contino® Connections: April 2022 (Archived)

We wish you a happy April as each passing day is longer and the weather gets better! In this month's exciting issue: We are happy to announce two new Contino clinic locations in Vancouver, BC at Seymour Health Medical Centre and one Victoria, BC location which will be announced shortly. A guest blog from Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist and Contino Trainer, Sam Hughes "Holistic Physiotherapy for Prostate Cancer Survivors". Diane, spouse of a Contino user, shares her story and has advice for those seeking freedom from incontinence. We hope you enjoy our features this month. Stay connected with

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Contino Connections: Returning to Normal, May 2022 Archive

Contino Connections: Returning to Normal, May 2022 Archive

Spring is well underway, and most are getting back to normal, visiting with friends & family, enjoying simple things like a movie in the theater or a visit to a favorite restaurant and in many cases returning to the workplace. We are pleased to support the return to the new normal and those who want to free themselves from urinary incontinence and get back to doing the things they enjoy. This month we are pleased to highlight a few of these return to normal activities:  

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Contino Clinical Study: New Site in White Rock/South Surrey, British Columbia

Contino Clinical Study: New Site in White Rock/South Surrey, British Columbia

If you, a friend or loved one is experiencing bladder leakage please consider participating in our clinical trial. 

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Factsheet: Urethral Insert Devices for Men with Urinary Incontinence

Factsheet: Urethral Insert Devices for Men with Urinary Incontinence

Factsheet: Urethral insert devices for men with urinary incontinence The following factsheet can also be found for download at: https://www.canadiancontinence.ca/pdfs/EN-Factsheet-Urethral-inserts-for-men-2020-02.pdf

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HOLISTIC PHYSIOTHERAPY FOR PROSTATE CANCER SURVIVORS - Sam Hughes PT

HOLISTIC PHYSIOTHERAPY FOR PROSTATE CANCER SURVIVORS - Sam Hughes PT

Holistic Physiotherapy for Prostate Cancer Survivors In the past few years, there are an increasing number of prostate cancer survivors seeking physiotherapy services to help treat side effects of treatment. Maybe due to increasing evidence of pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) helping to manage some of the symptoms, more physiotherapists are becoming interested in treating this population. However, it is important to note that there are other areas that will affect this population recovery outcome, and that PFMT is only a part of it.

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Maureen McGrath: Truths from a Nurse Continence Advisor

Maureen McGrath: Truths from a Nurse Continence Advisor

One truth I know as a Nurse Continence Advisor is that urinary incontinence is not the sexiest subject but it is one of the most important for women and men too! One myth surrounding urinary incontinence is that it only affects little old ladies. The truth is that men experience urinary incontinence also and it is common after treatment for Prostate Cancer. Doctors do make every effort to educate men about the risk of complications from prostate cancer treatment such as erectile dysfunction and urinary incontinence. That said, men hear the “C” word and understandably are focused on surviving

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New Years Resolution: Better Bladder Health for Men

New Years Resolution: Better Bladder Health for Men

New Year comes with a promise of hope, rejuvenation, and better things. But, unfortunately for some, a decline in physical and mental health accompanies it. For many men urinary incontinence (involuntary urine leakage) becomes a reality they have to live with. So, what better way to start this new year than to come up with resolutions for better urinary health?

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Coping with the Emotional Tolls of Urinary Incontinence

Coping with the Emotional Tolls of Urinary Incontinence

Men who suffer from urinary incontinence (inability to control their pee long enough to reach the toilet) often suffer substantial psychological impacts. This impact leaves them with deep trauma and emotional toll due to perceived rejection, social isolation, loss of control, and dependency on others. If not managed well, urine leakage in men has resounding effects that damage self-esteem and feelings of worthiness. The effects of bladder leakage and incontinence can be seen in every sphere of life, from work, social life, and personal relationships. 

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5 Diet Tips for Men with Urinary Incontinence

5 Diet Tips for Men with Urinary Incontinence

Dietary adjustments can do wonders for elderly patients facing urine leakage. In addition, simple nutritional tricks, as outlined below, are a great way to fix bladder leakages. If you are experiencing urinary incontinence, specific lifestyle adjustments can tremendously improve the quality of life. One of the solutions to a healthy bladder and managing incontinence is a healthy diet. What you eat and drink can affect their bladder directly.

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