Nurses are the front line in incontinence care

But do you know why your patients aren’t complying with treatment recommendations?

Nurses are the front line in incontinence care

But do you know why your patients aren’t complying with treatment recommendations?

1 in 3 women suffer with incontinence.

We’re all familiar with this statistic, but how often do we consider the impact daily leaks have on our patients’ wellbeing.

  • 80% of patients with incontinence likely experience severe depression and distress.
  • 70% fear traveling more than 30 minutes from home.
  • Pad users have 4x increased risk of UTIs
  • <50% of women bothered by incontinence seek help.

Which of these women has incontinence?

(Spoiler alert! They all do.)

June is 80 and has managed her incontinence for decades. She’s not ready for diapers, but her leaks keep her from traveling and visiting with family and friends, and she doesn’t want her grandkids to smell urine on her. She hasn’t mentioned her leaks to her doctor because she doesn’t want to take any more medication, and because she’s a little embarrassed to bring it up.

Would you have asked June about incontinence?

Grace is 50, she’s a marketing director, and her kids are in high school. She has a few small accidents each week, but she minimizes them by using the toilet frequently and crossing her legs when she coughs or laughs. She’s afraid that going to get treatment means surgery, and she’s not ready for that, but she’s worried the leaks will get worse.

Would you have asked Grace about incontinence?

Ada is 32 and just delivered her second child. She’s leaking more than she did after her first delivery, but she thinks in time everything will return to normal, and if not, well that’s just part of being a woman and a mom. She knows she should start doing Kegels, but she’s not sure she does them correctly. Anyway, she’s to busy to worry about herself right now… she has a newborn.

Would you have asked Ada about incontinence?

Janet is 40 and loves running and yoga, but lately she’s been embarrassed by the visible wet spots on her shorts. She starting to modify her physical activities, proactively use the toilet, and drink less fluids. She knows Kegels will help, but she’s not sure she’s doing them correctly.

Would you have asked Janet about incontinence?

How effective are your recommendations?

(You might be surprised)

Kegel Exercises

25% of women perform Kegels incorrectly.

Kegel exercises are a recommended first line treatment for stress incontinence, and for good reason… they work. Unfortunately, many women don’t do them correctly or often enough.

Would your patients benefit from a product that does Kegel exercises for them, without taking their time?

Pelvic Floor PT

Only 13% of PT referrals will complete treatment

While physical therapy can be effective, treatment is expensive, time-consuming, and requires invasive vaginal manipulation. Accordingly, less than half of patients ever start treatment, and of those only a quarter will complete it.

Could your patients benefit from an at-home, non-invasive SUI treatment option?

Surgical Procedure

42% of women had an adverse event

While use of surgical mesh is still a prevalent treatment for treating SUI, the complication rates are not negligible. These risks are widely reported in the media, causing surgical hesitancy among many women. In a study looking at complications rates over 10 years:

How many of your patients are willing to undergo a surgical intervention?

ELITONE: Easy. Effective. External.

  • Contracts and relaxes the correct pelvic floor muscles 100x in a 20-minute, at-home treatment session
  • Performs pelvic floor exercises more effectively than patients can do themselves
  • Requires little to no instruction from medical provider
  • The ONLY external device that allows women to get treatment while remaining active
  • Discreet, comfortable, and easy to use for high rates of compliance and success

The gentle stimulation in ELITONE is comparable to the currents your body uses to tell your muscles to contract. Your body’s neurons send signals that activate and relax your muscles when you do a Kegel.

But ELITONE “thinks” about doing the Kegels for you, more frequently and effectively than you can on your own. So you can spend your time and energy on other things. It’s simple, safe, and stops your leaks in weeks.

ELITONE: Easy. Effective. External.

  • Contracts and relaxes the correct pelvic floor muscles 100x in a 20-minute, at-home treatment session
  • Performs pelvic floor exercises more effectively than patients can do themselves
  • Requires little to no instruction from medical provider
  • The ONLY external device that allows women to get treatment while remaining active
  • Discreet, comfortable, and easy to use for high rates of compliance and success

The gentle stimulation in ELITONE is comparable to the currents your body uses to tell your muscles to contract. Your body’s neurons send signals that activate and relax your muscles when you do a Kegel.

But ELITONE “thinks” about doing the Kegels for you, more frequently and effectively than you can on your own. So you can spend your time and energy on other things. It’s simple, safe, and stops your leaks in weeks.

ELITONE: Expertly Designed. Nurse Recommended.

Perineal Placement

The patented, one-size-fits-all shape promotes correct anatomic positioning while achieving a high level of comfort, whether sitting, standing, or walking.

Intuitive Interface

Simple interface promotes safe and repeatable at-home use. No programming required.

Four Conductive Regions

Spacing of the conductive regions targets key pelvic floor muscles used to achieve continence.

Low-Tack Hydrogel

The GelPad’s hydrogel was selected for its low tack and high conductance. This material has undergone ISO 10993 biocompatibility testing and is ideal for use on sensitive skin and over hair.

Pre-Modulated Waveform (PMW)

The nervous system doesn’t perceive frequencies > 1000Hz. ELITONE uses continuous amplitude modulation at 2000Hz (carrier wave) to minimize surface sensation while delivering current to maximize bioavailability and stimulate the underlying pelvic floor muscles. The symmetric profile of this PMW technology also enhances GelPad longevity and is safer for skin contact.

Toning Wave + Calming Wave

The output combines two stimulation frequencies, 4 seconds at 50Hz to activate muscle contraction, followed by 2 seconds at 10Hz to calm the muscles and surrounding tissues. Then the body is allowed to rest for 6 seconds, after which the cycle repeats. These stimulation frequencies have a long history of use for successfully treating stress, urge, and mixed urinary incontinence.

Case Series: Significant Leak Reduction

20 Subjects, who had been incontinent for on average 10 years, treated with ELITONE for 6 weeks while maintaining daily leak logs. They also completed pre- and post-treatment quality of life assessments (I-QoL).
• 95% reported fewer leaks after just six weeks
• 75% achieved a clinically significant reduction in leaks (greater than 50% reduction in leaks)
• 71% average reduction in leaks
• I-QoL scores improved by 14.6 pts (>2.5 is considered clinically significant)
• 67% achieved a clinically significant reduction (>50%) in pad use

Ultrasound Visualization: Measurable Pelvic Floor Contraction

Subjects self-applied the ELITONE device. Transabdominal ultrasound images were obtained of the bladder and pelvic floor under ELITONE stimulation, while performing a Kegel contraction, and while doing both simultaneously. Image analysis revealed that with ELITONE the pelvic floor moved with a similar direction and magnitude to correctly performed Kegels. Further, a subject with no measurable pelvic floor movement with an attempted Kegel, acheived desirable movement with ELITONE.

Randomized Controlled Trial: Significant Difference from Sham

48 Subjects self-administered 12 weeks of treatment with either the ELITONE device or a sham device. Baseline characteristics were established for leaks/day, pad use, incontinence related quality of life (I-QoL), and a 24-hour pad weight test. Post-study results were compared to baseline considering absolute change, percent change, and responder rate using recognized thresholds for clinical significance.

Leaks reduced by 52.8%, which is notably more than the 31.7% improvement rate from a meta analysis of intravaginal stimulation studies.*

*AHRQ Publication No. 11(12)‐EHC074‐E.

Testimonials: We love hearing how patients and healthcare providers are benefitting from ELITONE.

“I stopped wearing pads completely.” – Gabrielle ★★★★★

“This is brilliant! It is so not invasive, so simple and so comfortable. I’ve tried so many things over the last 15 years. This was the easiest, yet the most productive. I truly love your product.” – Lori ★★★★★

“With a vaginal device, I would have to hide in my bedroom and pray the kids wouldn’t walk in! With ELITONE, I can wear it under my clothes and watch a movie. It’s so easy to use! Before ELITONE, I struggled to sleep through the night. Now I get more rest.” – Teresa ★★★★★

“When I started ELITONE, I couldn’t even feel myself contracting my muscles, that is how lax the muscle tone was. ELITONE has “woken up”… the muscles, as well as decreased my need to wear incontinence pads.” – Diane ★★★★★

Perineal Placement

The patented, one-size-fits-all shape promotes correct anatomic positioning while achieving a high level of comfort, whether sitting, standing, or walking.

Intuitive Interface

Simple interface promotes safe and repeatable at-home use. No programming required.

Four Conductive Regions

Spacing of the conductive regions targets key pelvic floor muscles used to achieve continence.

Low-Tack Hydrogel

The GelPad’s hydrogel was selected for its low tack and high conductance. This material has undergone ISO 10993 biocompatibility testing and is ideal for use on sensitive skin and over hair.

Pre-Modulated Waveform (PMW)

The nervous system doesn’t perceive frequencies > 1000Hz. ELITONE uses continuous amplitude modulation at 2000Hz (carrier wave) to minimize surface sensation while delivering current to maximize bioavailability and stimulate the underlying pelvic floor muscles. The symmetric profile of this PMW technology also enhances GelPad longevity and is safer for skin contact.

Toning Wave + Calming Wave

The output combines two stimulation frequencies, 4 seconds at 50Hz to activate muscle contraction, followed by 2 seconds at 10Hz to calm the muscles and surrounding tissues. Then the body is allowed to rest for 6 seconds, after which the cycle repeats. These stimulation frequencies have a long history of use for successfully treating stress, urge, and mixed urinary incontinence.

Case Series: Significant Leak Reduction

20 Subjects, who had been incontinent for on average 10 years, treated with ELITONE for 6 weeks while maintaining daily leak logs. They also completed pre- and post-treatment quality of life assessments (I-QoL).
• 95% reported fewer leaks after just six weeks
• 75% achieved a clinically significant reduction in leaks (greater than 50% reduction in leaks)
• 71% average reduction in leaks
• I-QoL scores improved by 14.6 pts (>2.5 is considered clinically significant)
• 67% achieved a clinically significant reduction (>50%) in pad use

Ultrasound Visualization: Measurable Pelvic Floor Contraction

Subjects self-applied the ELITONE device. Transabdominal ultrasound images were obtained of the bladder and pelvic floor under ELITONE stimulation, while performing a Kegel contraction, and while doing both simultaneously. Image analysis revealed that with ELITONE the pelvic floor moved with a similar direction and magnitude to correctly performed Kegels. Further, a subject with no measurable pelvic floor movement with an attempted Kegel, acheived desirable movement with ELITONE.

Randomized Controlled Trial: Significant Difference from Sham

48 Subjects self-administered 12 weeks of treatment with either the ELITONE device or a sham device. Baseline characteristics were established for leaks/day, pad use, incontinence related quality of life (I-QoL), and a 24-hour pad weight test. Post-study results were compared to baseline considering absolute change, percent change, and responder rate using recognized thresholds for clinical significance.

Leaks reduced by 52.8%, which is notably more than the 31.7% improvement rate from a meta analysis of intravaginal stimulation studies.*

*AHRQ Publication No. 11(12)‐EHC074‐E.

Testimonials: We love hearing how patients and healthcare providers are benefitting from ELITONE.

“I stopped wearing pads completely.” – Gabrielle ★★★★★

“This is brilliant! It is so not invasive, so simple and so comfortable. I’ve tried so many things over the last 15 years. This was the easiest, yet the most productive. I truly love your product.” – Lori ★★★★★

“With a vaginal device, I would have to hide in my bedroom and pray the kids wouldn’t walk in! With ELITONE, I can wear it under my clothes and watch a movie. It’s so easy to use! Before ELITONE, I struggled to sleep through the night. Now I get more rest.” – Teresa ★★★★★

“When I started ELITONE, I couldn’t even feel myself contracting my muscles, that is how lax the muscle tone was. ELITONE has “woken up”… the muscles, as well as decreased my need to wear incontinence pads.” – Diane ★★★★★

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