Stool testing

Stool testing can identify blood and/or bacteria that may be contributing to incontinence 

Digital rectal exam.

A small procedure where a GP inserts a finger into the rectum. This helps to determine the strength of sphincter muscles and assess for any potential issues such as a hernia.


A small procedure that involves the insertion of a small camera into the anus to screen for potential problems. 

Anorectal manometry.

Involves the insertion of a pressure monitor into the anus and rectum. The purpose is to measure the strength of the sphincter muscles. 

Nerve testing

It helps to identify whether nerve impulses are signalling and communicating messages properly. 

bowel incontinence assessment