Vaginal Weight Cone For Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI): What’s The Impact On Women’s Health?

Document Type : Primary Research paper


1 Principal, Obstetrical and Gynecological Nursing, Meenakshi College of Nursing, Meenakshi Academy of Higher Education and Research, Tamilnadu, India.

2 Principal, Chettinad College of Nursing (CCN), Chettinad Academy of Research and Education (CARE), Kelambakkam, Tamil Nadu

3 Reader, Community Health Nursing, Sri Ramachandra Faculty of Nursing, SRIHER (DU), Tamilnadu

4 Asst. prof. Department of Mental Health Nursing , Meenakshi College of Nursing, Meenakshi Academy of Higher Education and Research, Tamilnadu, India.


Background: Stress Urinary Incontinence(SUI) largely affect the physical,psychologicaland social welfare of the patients especially the women. The pelvic floor muscles strength training by natural boost treatment such as Pelvic Floor Muscle Training (PFMT)is a measure to those women subjected to SUI. Aim: Assist the women in training pelvic floor muscles and by utilising weighted vaginal cones. A weighed device was developed to increase the pelvic floor muscle strength amongst those women’s who get affected due to stress urinary incontinence.
Design and setting: Randomized control trial was the performed research design. Assigning stress urinary incontinence subjected patients was done by a method termed of block randomization (BR) and the size of sample utilized in every group was observed as250and 125.The was conducted at selected hospital in Chennai.
Results: The pad weight reduction was the major findings observed in this study with the mean score from 5.86 to 3.62 during the stages pretest and posttest, respectively having a Standard Deviation (SD) of 2.24. Comparatively, the pad weight mean score of the control group has decreased from 5.90 to 4.97 in the juncture of pre-test and post-test II respectively with the SD is 0.93and the same is viewed as exceedingly substantial at the level of p<0.01.
Conclusion: Women subjected to SUI are bestowed with a superior life qualityand less complications by undergoing PFMT using vaginalcone.