Treatment of urinary incontinence with magnetic therapy

David Lukanović



Introduction: Urinary incontinence presents uncontrolled urinary leakage affecting the quality of life.

Aim: The purpose of this study was to assess the success rate of magnetic therapy (MT) in treating varioustypes of urinary incontinence (UI).

Materials and methods: It included 84 randomly selected female patients, irrespective of their UI type. Applied magnetic stimulation ten times over a period of four weeks. To assess the effectiveness of magnetic stimulation was used form ICIQ SF and Gaudenz questionnaire.

Results: The results suggest statistically signifi cant reduction in the frequency of urinary leakage in all three types of urinary incontinence (p = 0.001) while the urge and mixed urinary incontinence. Also, statistical signifi cance was found in the daily frequency of urinary leakage (p = 0.001), and reducing the frequency of voiding during day and night (p = 0.001).

Conclusions: Magnetic stimulation has a positive impact in reducing the symptoms of urinary incontinence and improvement quality of life.

Key words: magnetic therapy, urinary incontinence,questionnaire