My Partner Made Me Come Here: Adult Male with Chronic Fecal Incontinence


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Target Audience

Healthcare providers.


  • Review presenting signs, symptomology, medical office assessment and treatment of fecal incontinence.
  • Name related anatomy of defecation.
  • Describe the goals of physical therapy for the patient with fecal incontinence.


Donald Matz, PhD
Chair and professor – Anatomy and Professor – Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Des Moines University

Roberta Baldus, DHEd, PA-C
Assistant professor – Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies, Des Moines University

Elizabeth Trausch, DPT
Physical therapist – Physical Therapy Clinic, Des Moines University


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