Many studies have shown that electrical stimulation pelvic floor exercises using a vaginal or anal probe has a positive effect.

Below you will find links to several recent (2011/2012) studies.


1. Pelvic floor electrical stimulation in the treatment of stress incontinence: an investigational study and a placebo controlled double-blind trial.

Read more about this study.

2. Treatment of urinary incontinence in men with electrical stimulation: is practice evidence-based?


 Read more about this study.

3. Incontinence Study from Trondheim University Trondheim University - Long-term electrostimulation of the pelvic floor primary therapy in female stress incontinence.


4. Pelvic floor stimulation in the treatment of mixed incontinence complicated by a low-pressure urethra. Study showing PFS efficacy.


5. A Novel Externally Applied Neuromuscular Stimulator for the Treatment of Stress Urinary Incontinence in Women-A Pilot Study. 

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6. Effects of surface electrical stimulation in older women with stress urinary incontinence: a randomized controlled pilot study.

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7. Prospective evaluation of an intravaginal electrical stimulation in the treatment of women with pure genuine stress urinary incontinence.

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8. Pelvic floor muscle training programs: a systematic review. Read more about this study.

9. Determining the optimal pelvic floor muscle training regimen for women with stress urinary incontinence.

Read more about this study.


10. Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation to Treat Male Incontinence.

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11. Study showing PFS efficacy.


12. Editorial - New England Journal of Medicine.


13. Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine- The impact of Stress Urinary Incontinence, March 2005.


14. Incontinence - The cost to Canada.