Who can use Innovotherapy?

Both men and women can benefit greatly from Innovotherapy. Here's a list of frequently asked questions on who the product is suitable for. If you still can't find the answer to your question, feel free to contact us on info@restorethefloor.com or call us on 0800 028 5687 FREE and we’ll be happy to help.

  • INNOVO® should not be used if:

    • you have a cardiac pacemaker, implanted defibrillator or any implanted electronic device.
    •  you have a suspected or diagnosed heart condition, without consulting a clinician first.
    • you are pregnant.
    • you have any metal implants in the pelvic/hip/buttock/lower back/thigh regions including an Intrauterine Device (IUD).
    • you have epilepsy or are under medical supervision for cognitive dysfunction.
    • wearing the product necessitates placement over areas at which drugs/medicines are administered by injection.

     

    Please wait before using INNOVO® until:

    • at least six weeks after the birth of your baby (consult a clinician first).
    •  at least three months after having a Caesarean section (consult a clinician first).
    • the heavy days of your period have finished.

     

    For more information visit our disclaimers and warnings page.

  • Yes INNOVO® is safe however if you have any existing medical conditions or any of the below statements apply to you then please consult your health care professional first.

    • You have a cardiac pacemaker, implanted defibrillator or another implanted electronic device.
    • You are pregnant.
    • You have an implanted metal device in the abdominal or pelvic areas, including an Intrauterine Device (IUD).
    • You have epilepsy.
    • You are under medical supervision for cognitive dysfunction.
  • No, INNOVO® is not recommended during pregnancy.

  • Please wait a minimum of 6 weeks after giving birth before using INNOVO®, and always consult your health care professional first.

  • Please wait at least 3 months after a caesarean section before using INNOVO®, and always consult your health care professional first.

  • INNOVO® can be used pre-conception to deliver effective muscle contractions to strengthen your pelvic floor before pregnancy. Exercising these muscles to optimum condition can speed up recovery after the birth.

  • You should not use INNOVO® if you have an IUD or Mirena coil fitted which is made from any conductive material, such as copper.

    However, if your Mirena coil is made from electrically conductive material and there is no conductive material exposed in the device, then the Mirena model is fine to use.

  • Please wait until the heavy days of your period have finished before using INNOVO®.

  • Please consult your clinician before using INNOVO® if you have had any type of pelvic surgery.

  • There is not upper age limit as long as you are in full health. INNOVO®is intended for use by female and male adults.

  • If you suffer from prolapse you should consult with your healthcare professional before using INNOVO®.

  • Please wait at least 3 months after a prostate surgery before using INNOVO®, and consult with your health care professional before use.

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2) http://www.webmd.com/urinary-incontinence-oab/america-asks-11/stress

3) Continence Foundation of Australia, Key statistics http://www.continence.org.au/pages/key-statistics.html

4) Arnold H. Kegel "Sexual Functions of the Pubococcygeus Muscle "Western Journal of Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology, 60, pp. 521-524, 1952

5) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20087572