Learning how to live again - life after rehabilitation

Posted by Chris Bridgman, April 9 2019

Sustaining a spinal cord injury could be catastrophic, yet Montserrat Clotet's lust for life and positivity are obvious upon meeting her. In this short documentary, Montse gives us an insight into how she gets the most out of each day.

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Topics: Clean Intermittent Catheterization (CIC), Sports and leisure, Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)

Facing obstacles . . . with a smile

Posted by Chris Bridgman, March 21 2019

We encounter some extraordinary stories when writing this blog, from some extraordinary people. But behind these achievements lies a very human journey where support, set backs, luck and resilience often determine the chance of having a fulfilled life. Kissinger tells all in this documentary.

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Topics: Neurogenic bladder, Spinal Cord Injury (SCI), Men's Health

Evie Toombes: "Find a way - not an excuse!"

Posted by Alexandra Pém, March 7 2019

Para rider, blogger and campaigner, Evie spreads awareness of hidden disabilities as founder of The Evie Toombes Foundation, inspiring others to live their life to the fullest in the face of adversity.

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Topics: Clean Intermittent Catheterization (CIC), Spina Bifida, Bladder management

The case for an integrated approach to bladder and bowel dysfunction

Posted by Chris Bridgman, December 1 2018

The benefits of patient centered care cannot be overestimated. But engaging and recognizing the stigma and embarrassment associated with bladder and bowel issues is essential – how can healthcare professionals best serve their patients?

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Topics: Bladder and bowel interaction, Neurogenic bladder, Neurogenic bowel

TAI for children: Trying Transanal Irrigation for the first time

Posted by Bev Collins, November 22 2018

This afternoon I had the huge privilege of meeting Emily aged 'four and a lot' (nearly five). Emily has cerebral palsy and was diagnosed aged two. What a delight! I feel so humbled but also honoured that I was involved in their lives today. This is why I love my job so much.

 

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Topics: Children and TAI, Bowel dysfunction