We have analyzed data from 2672 women with urinary leakage, that responded to anonymous questionnaires at download of the app Tät® and after three-month. In a previous trial we have shown that the app is effective regarding improvement of urinary incontinence in comparison with a control group. We can now conlude that the app Tät®is effective for self-management of urinary incontinence even in the real world. The reduction in the incontinence symptoms was less and the users did not exercise as often as in the previous clinical trial. Read more in BMJ Open
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The app Tät® is now available in eight different languages. It is both used for pelvic floor exercises during pregnancy and for self-management of urinary incontinence. Read more about the app here
The app Tät®III is intended to support men with pelvic floor exercises in cases where these kinds of exercises have been recommended by medical staff. Urine leakage upon coughing, jumping or sneezing – stress incontinence – is common after an operation for prostate cancer. It is recommended that pelvic floor exercises start before the operation is performed, and that the exercises continue after the operation. Read more about the app
At the beginning of 2020, 100 000 persons had responded to the questionnaire in the app Tät® .The number of active users was doubled during 2019 compared to 2018. Read more here.
Use of the Tät app helped women to self-manage their incontinence. The app was appreciated as a tool supporting their motivation to carry through a slightly challenging pelvic floor exercise programme. Read more about the results from an interview study here
Emma Nyström will defend her thesis “Self-Management of Urinary Incontinence Using eHealth : clinically relevant improvement, treatment effect and factors associated with success” in Swedish, the 11th of January at Östersund’s hospital. Read more here
The Tät® app for pelvic floor muscle exercises is now available in Swedish, Arabic, English, Finnish, German and Spanish. We continue to follow up usage and results using anonymous surveys in the app, more than 50,000 women have answered our surveys. Find out more about the study here.