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Biofeedback does not improve pelvic floor muscle training effect for urinary incontinence

Journal
The BMJ
Reuters Health - 19/10/2020 - While pelvic floor muscle training can improve symptoms of urinary incontinence, there is no benefit to adding eletromyographic biofeedback, a new study suggests. In a randomized trial that included nearly 600 adult female patients with urinary incontinence, researchers saw no benefit at the end of 24 months from adding electromyographic biofeedback to pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT), according to the results published in The BMJ. "In this large multicentre trial with long term follow-up of electromyographic biofeedback as an adjunct to PFMT, we found no evidence of benefit from routinely adding biofeedback to PFMT," the researchers led by Suzanne Hagen of the nursing, midwifery and allied health professions research unit at Glasgow Caledonia University write. "Overall, the trial findings are consistent with national guidelines and confirm the recommendation that electromyographic biofeedback should not be routinely offered as part ...


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