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RIOTA Adult Physical Disabilities Special Interest Group - Drip Drop: Breaking the Silence on Female Incontinence

  • 21 Feb 2024
  • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • ZOOM presentation


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  RIOTA Adult Physical Disabilities Special Interest Group (SIG) Presents:

Drip Drop: Breaking the Silence on Female Incontinence

Wednesday, February 21 from 6:30 pm - 8 pm

Presented by 

Kori Johnson-Hoopes, MS, OTR


1. Understanding the Causes and Types of Adult Female Incontinence:

Provide a comprehensive overview of the various types of incontinence that affect adult females, such as stress incontinence, urge incontinence, and overflow incontinence. Explore the underlying causes, including physiological changes, medical conditions, and lifestyle factors that contribute to incontinence.

2. Diagnostic and Treatment Options:

Educate the audience on the diagnostic procedures used to identify the specific type and severity of incontinence. Discuss the range of treatment options available, including lifestyle modifications, pelvic floor exercises, medications, and surgical interventions. Emphasize the importance of seeking professional medical advice for personalized diagnosis and treatment plans.

3. Lifestyle Strategies and Support for Managing Incontinence:

Offer practical tips and lifestyle strategies that can help individuals manage and cope with incontinence in their daily lives. Discuss the role of pelvic floor exercises, dietary changes, and behavioral modifications in improving symptoms. Highlight the availability of support groups, healthcare resources, and community services for individuals dealing with adult female incontinence.

Zoom link will be emailed to registered attendees 24 hours prior to the event. 

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