Knowledge Base 2017-06-21T22:00:52+00:00


We Provide Urodynamic Testing for Urinary Incontinence

Urodynamic testing is a measurement done to check the efficiency and function of the bladder, so as to establish the cause of urinary incontinence. Urinary incontinence is a health condition that affects more roughly 18 million women in the United States. It has a negative effect on the quality [...]

Healthy Healing After Delivery

Although we do not deliver babies, we do offer treatment options for women to improve healing after childbirth. Pelvic floor rehabilitation and biofeedback therapy as shown to improve healing post delivery as well as decrease risks of urinary or fecal incontinence later in life. Treatment is designed to provide [...]

Finding A New Gynecology Services Clinic In Phoenix, AZ

High quality, passionate healthcare is of the utmost importance. A woman’s health is not only important to her, but it’s also important to her husband, her family, and everyone around her. If you live in Arizona, you know how important it is to find a reputable, experienced gynecologist to [...]

Reclaim Your Life

If your lifestyle has been altered due to urinary control issues and you haven't found success with other treatment options there is still hope. You know that constant need to run to the bathroom or that nagging fear you might leak urine at the most inopportune moment? Urinary [...]

4 Easy Ways To Move More & Get More Exercise Daily

Exercise is important to every process within your body. While you don't want to overdo it and tax your system too much, most people end up underdoing it and not getting enough exercise. In this article we'll be going through a handful of tips that will help you with [...]

What Is Vaginal Laser Tightening & How Does It Work?

The effects of child birth and aging are challenging for a woman's body. Heavy lifting and decreased estrogen in the tissues can also have a negative impact. Our bodies are certainly miracles, yet sometimes they need a little extra help to heal and be rejuvenated. Here at Understanding Women, [...]

Vaginal Laser Tightening and Pelvic Reconstruction

Vaginal tissue and become weak over time allowing for laxity in the vaginal walls. This laxity can have a negative impact on sexual function and comfort with intercourse. Childbirth, heavy lifting, post menopausal age, and decreased estrogen effects in the tissue can contribute to vaginal laxity. FemiLift vaginal [...]

Pelvic Prolapse

Pelvic organ prolapse is a condition that occurs when the muscles and ligaments supporting a woman's pelvic organs weaken and the pelvic organs slip out of place. This results in a bulge in the vagina known as prolapse. Approximately half of women between the ages of 50 and 79 [...]

Urinary Incontinence Advanced Diagnostics

There are many unique and individualized causes for urinary incontinence. Advanced diagnostic testing can be important for the evaluation and treatment of urinary incontinence. By utilizing key diagnostic tests, we can work with you to determine the best course of treatment. Urodynamics: These studies are conducted to [...]

Mixed Incontinence

Most patients have a combination of incontinence types. Especially prevalent are patients with both stress incontinence and urge incontinence. It is important to assess the proper type of incontinence for the most appropriate and effective treatment modality. It has been Dr. Keri Sweeten's professional experience that most patients overlook [...]