Urogynecology Services

Urogynecology Services

Urogynecology focuses on diagnosing and treating pelvic floor disorders, including conditions related to the bladder and reproductive organs. At Complete Women’s Care of Alabama, we offer personalized and comprehensive urogynecology care from a team of respected bladder health specialists and doctors, including board certified urogynecologist Dr. James Head

Call (205) 664-9995 or contact us online to make an appointment at one of our women’s health centers in Birmingham and Alabaster.

What is Urogynecology?

Urogynecology is a subspecialty of gynecology that focuses on the combination of women’s health and diagnosing and treating pelvic floor disorders in women. Urogynecology disorders can include conditions related to the bladder, reproductive organs and bowels, including urinary incontinence, bladder infections, urinary tract infections (UTI), rectal leakage, pelvic muscle weakness or strain, and prolapse issues.

Pelvic floor conditions we treat at Complete Women’s Care of Alabama include:

  • Urinary incontinence
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Weakening of pelvic muscles
  • Uterus, bladder, rectum or intestine dropping
  • Overactive bladder symptoms
  • Fistula
  • Vaginal mesh complications
  • Urinary tract infection (UTI)
  • Pelvic pain
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Blood in urine

Whether it’s a routine check-up or a specialized treatment of a pelvic floor disorder, the comfort and well-being of our patients are paramount. Our skilled team of doctors utilizes the latest technology and personalized approaches to ensure that each patient receives the highest level of care, reflecting our commitment to excellence in women’s health.

Call (205) 664-9995 or contact us online to make an appointment at one of our women’s health centers, located in Alabaster, Alabama or on Grandview Parkway in Birmingham, Alabama.

 Urogynecology FAQs

When should you see a urogynecologist?”

Our urogynecologist specialist recommends coming for a check-up if you are experiencing symptoms which are commonly associated with a pelvic floor disorder. These symptoms can include:

    • Urinary leakage or inability to empty the bladder
    • Rectal leakage
    • Pelvic muscle weakness or strain
    • Prolapse issues

If you are experiencing any of the above symptoms or have concerns about your pelvic health, please contact Complete Women’s Care of Alabama to schedule an appointment.

What can you expect at a urogynecology appointment?”

At Complete Women’s Care of Alabama, your urogynecology appointment is designed to provide personalized and comprehensive care. During your appointment, you can discuss your symptoms and have open communication with one of our on-staff urogynecologists. In addition, a pelvic exam similar to a well-woman exam or a rectal exam may be conducted to diagnose and assess your condition.

How can I prepare for my urogynecology appointment?”

Have a list of questions ready to help you make the most of your urogynecology appointment. Please also bring your health insurance card and a list of any medications you are currently taking. 

Here are some questions you might consider asking the urogynecologist:

    • What is the cause of my symptoms? (i.e. Why do I pee when I laugh? What is vaginal prolapse? Why do I leak after I’ve gone to the bathroom?)
    • What treatment options are available? 
    • Are there any lifestyle changes I can make to improve my symptoms? 
    • What tests or procedures might be needed?
    • How will this condition affect my daily life or future health? 
    • What resources are available for further information or support?

See more answers to frequently-asked questions about pelvic health and pelvic floor therapy. To speak to a nurse before your appointment, call us at (205) 664-9995.

Schedule a Urogynecologist Exam

The team of doctors at Complete Women’s Care of Alabama is committed to providing the highest quality care for our patients at our Alabaster and Birmingham clinic locations. We strive to make every appointment convenient and as comfortable as possible. Our team also receives regular training in order to stay up-to-date on best practices and technologies. 

If you have questions about your health or would like to schedule an appointment to receive care, please reach out to our team. We would be happy to assist you and answer any questions you might have regarding your health, navigating financial questions, or learning more about our urogynecological services. Contact us today at (205) 664-9995.