Paula Method of Exercises in Patients With LARS Syndrome

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    Hadassah Medical Organization
Updated on 5 December 2022


Sphincter sparing rectal resection surgery, either total mesorectal excision (TME) with a temporary loop ileostomy or partial mesorectal excision (PME), is the mainstay of rectal cancer treatment , however, these treatments are associated with the development of Low anterior resection syndrome (LARS). This syndrome is characterized by a constellation of symptoms such as fecal frequency, urgency and clustering of bowel movements and can lead to fecal and flatus incontinence. There is no gold standard therapy designed to treat the root cause of the problems associated with LARS. Paula Method of exercises, based on the theory that the body has the natural ability to self-heal and that all sphincter muscles in the body affect one another other and thus, exercising one healthy region can positively impact another. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the feasibility of the Paula Method of exercises in patients post sphincter sparing rectal resection surgery with LARS Syndrome.

Condition Low Anterior Resection Syndrome
Treatment Paula Method
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT05016583
SponsorHadassah Medical Organization
Last Modified on5 December 2022

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