For Medical Professionals | Overview
The Boston Children's Hospital Voiding Improvement Program (VIP) is a comprehensive service within our acclaimed Department of Urology.
Our collaborative team of physicians and nurse practitioners develops customized treatment plans that are closely tailored to the needs of the individual patient.
Our approach includes non-invasive treatment methods, such as biofeedback training, to help children overcome various types and degrees of urinary issues.
We have also developed a “PCP Wellness Checklist” to help medical professionals identify specific urinary issues.
What can we offer your patients?
Complimentary referrals for:
- acupressure (coming soon!)
- bowel program for constipation
- Reiki therapeutic touch and relaxation
- x-rays of the abdomen and pelvis
Who to refer
Our program is designed to help your pediatric patients with a broad spectrum of issues, including:
- daytime incontinence
- nighttime incontinence (bedwetting)
- irritative voiding symptoms
- recurrent urinary tract infections
Choose the specialist you refer to
The Voiding Improvement Program recognizes that many of our referring pediatricians have built close relationships with individual Boston Children's Hospital specialists. All of our urologists participate in VIP, and you are welcome to refer your patients to a particular provider.