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In order for children to achieve normal voiding or urinating, it is essential for them to fully relax their pelvic and urinary sphincter muscles. To help patients relax these important muscles, Boston Children's specialists use Biofeedback, an innovative and non-invasive approach that centers on a software program resembling a video game.
Here's what happens with Biofeedback:
First, skin patch electrodes are placed on the perineum and abdomen to measure the child’s state of relaxation.
Patients then perform fun, yet challenging exercises: When a patient successfully relaxes his or her muscles, the patient launches and lands computer-generated rocket ships or opens and closes blooming flowers.
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