A randomized physiotherapy trial in patients with fecal incontinence: design of the PhysioFIT-study

@article{Bols2007ARP,
  title={A randomized physiotherapy trial in patients with fecal incontinence: design of the PhysioFIT-study},
  author={Esther M J Bols and Bary Berghmans and Erik J. M. Hendriks and Rob M. A. de Bie and Jarno Melenhorst and W G van Gemert and C. G. M. I. Baeten},
  journal={BMC Public Health},
  year={2007},
  volume={7},
  pages={355 - 355}
}
BACKGROUND Fecal incontinence (FI) is defined as the recurrent involuntary excretion of feces in inappropriate places or at inappropriate times. It is a major and highly embarrassing health care problem which affects about 2 to 24% of the adult population. The prevalence increases with age in both men and women. Physiotherapy interventions are often considered a first-line approach due to its safe and non-invasive nature when dietary and pharmaceutical treatment fails or in addition to this… CONTINUE READING