Dr Gawie Bruwer Urologist
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Pelvic Floor

Urinary Incontinence

Urinary incontinence occurs when the pelvic floor muscles become too weak. This causes urine to leak out of a person involuntarily. Urinary incontinence can happen to anyone, but is most common in women who have given birth or women over 50.

Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

Pelvic floor dysfunction is a condition where the pelvic floor muscles behave abnormally. Women who have pelvic floor muscles that are too tight may start to experience extreme pain, which includes pain with intercourse..

Overactive Bladder

People with overactive bladders feel the sudden uncontrollable urge to urinate and urinate often. One cause of this condition is weak pelvic floor muscles.


Prolapse is a drop in the female pelvic organs due to a weak pelvic floor. This condition can be corrected through surgery or physiotherapy.

Obstructive defecation

Constipation as a result of abnormal anatomy of the anorectal level (rectocele).

DurbanVille Pelvic Unit

Holistic Approach to pelvic floor dysfunction is followed by Durbanville Pelvic Unit.


Dr Bruwer uses Interstim neuro modulation in selected patients with severe incontinent in which all other measures failed.

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