Emsella Specialist

Dr. Randy N. Karu -  - Family Medicine Physician

Dr. Randy N. Karu

Family Medicine Physician & General Surgeon located in Pomona, CA

Emsella is a device that uses high-frequency electromagnetic energy to stimulate the pelvic floor muscles, and treat incontinence. Emsella treats all three types of incontinence: stress, urge and mixed incontinence. Usually, at least six sessions are needed. The recommended protocol is twice a week for three weeks. Each session takes 28 minutes.

Emsella Q & A

What is Emsella used for?

It is used to treat all three types of incontinence, stress, urge, and mixed incontinence.

How does it work?

‚ÄčEmsella is a device that uses high-frequency electromagnetic energy to stimulate the pelvic floor muscles to treat incontinence.

How many sessions are needed to see results?

At least six sessions. The recommended protocol is twice a week for three weeks. You will experience approximately a 67% decrease in the severity of your incontinence and will need to use fewer pads.

How long is each session?

28 minutes.

What does it feel like?

It feels like you are doing over 10,000 Kegels in 28 minutes.

What are the side-effects?

There are none reported by actual patients that experienced this in our practice or by those patients in the many clinical studies that were performed. You may notice more leakage after the first treatment, but this will resolve.

Who can do it?

Any female of any age that has problems with incontinence. Prior to coming in for a session, wear thin clothing, and use the restroom to empty bladder before treatment. Remove all jewelry prior to the procedure. It is recommended that you do not do any treatment during menstruation.