Pelvic floor disorders, such as urinary incontinence or overactive bladder, can make life quite uncomfortable at times. You may skip activities you enjoy for fear of having an "accident". Pelvic floor dysfunction can not only affect your health and well-being, but also your quality of life.
Andrews Women's Hospital at Baylor Scott & White All Saints – Fort Worth has urogynecologists who have received specialty board certifications in female medicine pelvic and reconstructive surgery, which means extra training in the evaluation and treatment of women with complex disorders of the pelvic floor.
A urogynecologist is an OB-GYN surgeon who specializes in urinary and fecal incontinence and pelvic floor disorders. The pelvic floor is made up of ligaments and muscles – including the cervix, vagina, uterus, bladder, urethra and rectum – that help control urinary and bowel function.