Expert Video - What are the latest advances in the treatment of dyssynergic defecation?

Dr. Satish Rao, an expert on dyssynergic defecation and constipation, talks with gastroenterologist Dr. Jeanetta Frye about the latest advances in the treatment of dyssynergic defecation. He discusses strategies and tips for helping individuals with dyssynergic defecation including biofeedback therapy and how to optimize working with a physical therapist. He talks about a new biofeedback therapy device in development that can be used with a smartphone app at home.

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