Faecal Incontinence

Faecal incontinence or also known as bowel incontinence or poor bowel control can be hard to cope with and extremely upsetting. This condition is where the patient has the inability to control bowel movements, which can lead to leaking of the rectum. Many people are embarrassed to get the problem treated, as it can be embarrassing. It can affect people of any age, although it is more common in the elderly. There is a wide range of faecal incontinence treatments available, some of these mini-invasive and very safe. These include percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation, bulking agent injection, Sphinkeeper artificial bowel sphincter implant, anal sphincter reconstruction.