Find expert care for women’s pelvic floor disorders at Spectrum Health. You’ll appreciate our individualized, whole-person approach to care that focuses on improving your quality of life.
Choose a specialist for your care. Urogynecologists are physicians with advanced training in diagnosing and treating pelvic floor disorders. The pelvic floor is the group of muscles, ligaments and connective tissues that support your bowel, bladder, uterus, vagina and rectum.
Look to a Spectrum Health urogynecologist for care of:
Your care begins with a comprehensive evaluation, which may include:
In most cases, your doctor will try conservative, nonsurgical treatments first. Depending on your condition, your care plan may include:
If nonsurgical treatments don’t relieve your symptoms, your doctor may recommend surgery to restore comfort and function. Trust a team experienced in:
Whenever possible, your Spectrum Health urogynecologist uses less-invasive techniques to treat you. Your doctor may recommend one of the following approaches:
When your surgeon uses minimally invasive techniques, you’ll benefit from less pain, smaller scars and a quicker recovery.
“Accidental bladder or bowel leakage can be both uncomfortable and embarrassing for many women. You may feel like you need to give up exercising, going to social functions or even leaving the house. We are here to provide you with a comfortable place to talk about the treatments available to regain your ability to achieve your best life.”
Beth Leary, MD, Urogynecology & Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Spectrum Health Medical Group
To learn more about treating pelvic floor issues and symptoms call 616.391.3304.