|The InterStimÂ® neurostimulator is a surgically implanted device that stimulates your sacral nerve with mild electrical pulses. The sacral nerve controls your bladder and the muscles related to urinary function.
With sacral nerve stimulation, a small device is surgically implanted to stimulate your sacral nerve with mild electrical pulses. The sacral nerve controls your bladder and the muscles related to urinary function.
Sacral nerve stimulation is used to treat the symptoms of overactive bladder, including urge incontinence, urgency-frequency, and urinary retention. If you have not experienced success with more conservative treatments, this reversible treatment may be a good option.
Sacral nerve stimulation may help you resume normal activities, and avoid frustrating experiences associated with urinary urge incontinence, urgency-frequency, and non-obstructive urinary retention.
Sacral nerve stimulation is reversible and can be discontinued at any time. Many people with sacral nerve stimulation have reported: