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About the company
C&G Medicare Ltd started in 2006 and manufacture Incostress and is ISO13485:2003 accredited.
C&G Medicare is committed to helping men and women with bladder and pelvic floor issues, working on an international basis with physiotherapists, midwives, doulas, uro/gyneacologistsand other professional health workers.
Incostress was developed by the founder Gaynor Morgan to help her own mother overcome the problem of stress incontinence, Incostress has won many major international awards for its efficacy, design and simplicity.
Incostress was clinically trailled United Kingdom and further trials is due to commence at a multi center (September 2011) which is being headed by Cardiff University hospital.
Incostress has already proven to be a major benefit to women suffering with stress incontinence and pelvic floor weakness.
Incostress is made from medical grade silicone and is CE marked to a class IIa medical device.
Support C&G Medicare offer
There is a 24/7 help line for customers who have any questions about Incostress or any of our products. Please note we do not offer medical advice but can offer advice of the nearest physiotherapist/Doula/continence clinic to you. Healthworkers please contact us if you wish to be added to our list of contacts where patients may want to contact you directly. Qualifications must be provided as proof if we are to recommend your services.
Full information and guide sheet given with Incostress purchase.
How Incostress works
Worn the same way as a tampon, it gently supports the urethra and bladder neck bringing these into a natural anatomical position.
If the user coughs, sneezes or places any exersion on the lower abdomen the support Incostress offers controls the involuntary loss of urine, allowing the user to a better quality of life.
The other benefit Incostress offers to the user is that it can be used in conjunction with physiotherapy training of pelvic floor training. (Kegel exercises)
Incostress is ergonomically shaped to allow the user to be able to squeeze the incostress and engage the core muscles of the pelvic floor. Incostress can be used as a pelvic floor exerciser.
Incostress is the only product which can be used as a medical device to control female incontinence and doubles up as a pelvic floor exerciser.
When to use Incostress
Incostress can be used day and/or night or simple when required. It offers the user total control.
Benefits of Incostress
- During sports activities. As sports impact causing light stress incontinence only during sport, it is important to support the urethra and pelvic floor to avoid further damage.
- Ideal 6 weeks after giving birth to support the pelvic floor and to start rebuilding the pelvic floor strength and controlling the stress incontinence.
- For women who experience stress incontinence
- Women who experience nocturia. The support Incostress places on the urethra stops the trickle of urine which starts the mechanism of 'needing the toilet', allowing the user a full nights rest.
- Urge incontinence, use Incostress as an aid to help stabilize the bladder, support the urethra and allow enough time for the user to reach the toilet without wetting themselves.
- Women who want to identify and carry out pelvic floor training. (Incostress was trialled in the USA under the auspices of Dr Bruce Crawford with his Pfilates program, results showed 98% success rate using Incostress and the Pfilates program.
- Easy to use and effective
- Easy to clean
- Ergonomically shaped for ulimate comfort
- Incostress is discreet
- A natural gentle support for the urethra and bladder neck
- Incostress controls incontinence
- Incostress can be used as an incontinence prevention device
- Does not interfere with normal urination or bowel movements.
- Incostress can be used as a stand alone pelvic floor exerciser (for kegel exercises)
- Environmentally friendly (more economical that using pads)
- Incostress is cost effective for the user and hospitals
- Improves quality of life
- The user is in full control of her own body
Do not use if:
These details were last updated on: 29 October 2012
- During menstruation
- You have a urinary, bladder or vaginal infection
- You are allergic to any type of silicone.
- you have a grade 2-4 prolapse