Bladder and bowel problems can affect people at any age and we take a multidisciplinary approach to assess and help you manage continence issues.
Our team includes a continence nurse consultant, medical specialist, occupational therapist and physiotherapist.
The service is available to adults and children who live in Gippsland and are experiencing bladder and bowel dysfunction.
You will receive a comprehensive assessment, clinical diagnosis and tests to determine how well your bladder and bowel functions.
There are numerous management strategies to assist you including bladder retraining, pelvic muscle rehabilitation, bowel management and toileting programs.
Our specialists also offer advice on the use of continence aids and how to live with incontinence problems.
Referral isn't necessary although some people may be referred from the hospital, community service providers and agencies.
Your first appointment will take about 1 hour with follow-up appointments about 30 minutes.
Continence Clinic at Latrobe Regional Hospital Specialist Clinics, 158-160 Princes Street, Traralgon (former Traralgon hospital site), phone 5173 8822.
The Specialist Clinics are open Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm and closed on public holidays.