Journal

4th June 2019

Bad press and misinformation are making it needlessly difficult for specialists to perform incontinence surgery.  READ ARTICLE ON WOMENS’ HEALTH WEBSITE.

7th October 2016

How to Care for Your Vagina The vagina is designed to keep itself clean with the help of natural secretions (discharge). Find out how to help your vagina keep clean and healthy – and why you don’t need douches or vaginal wipes. The vagina is a tube of muscle inside a woman’s body that runs […]

13th August 2016

Bladder Pain Syndrome (BPS)   Bladder pain syndrome is a condition that causes people to have bladder pain and urinate often. Bladder pain syndrome is often called “BPS” for short. It is also sometimes called “painful bladder syndrome” or “interstitial cystitis.” BPS can happen in both men and women, but it is more common in […]

4th July 2016

Suffering from an Overactive Bladder?   Sacral neuromodulation is a relatively new and very effective treatment for overactive bladder. Recent studies show a marked improvement in 75% of patients. The treatment involves the placement of a small “pacemaker/battery” near the sacral nerve that sends signals to the brain to modify the overactivity of the bladder. […]

2nd June 2016

The CO2 GyneLase Laser has arrived in Cape Town.   This a new form of minimally invasive treatment for the following conditions: Vaginal relaxation syndrome Mild stress urinary incontinence Mild vaginal prolapse The advantage of the CO2 Laser is that the procedure is performed in the office and is painless. This treatment is a good alternative […]

6th April 2016

Friday 1 April, 2016 saw the official launch of the Pelvic Floor Research Foundation. The main aim of this non profit foundation is to enhance research collaboration between Cape Town and other international stakeholders in the field of Urogynaecology. We are very proud to have Prof. Roovers on board from Holland. He brings a wealth […]

15th March 2016

Dearest Docters and Jana From the bottom of my heart, or rather my whole heart, thank you for all you have done for me, medically as well as administratively – from the first consultation to the last hug.   I have always maintained that doctors are the Lord’s instruments through whom He does His medical work.   […]