Is it true that you can’t have a relationship if you catheterize?

Posted by Evie Toombes, October 10 2019

Read about 17-year old Evie and her take on the myths surrounding urological problems and catheterization.

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Topics: Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), Bladder dysfunction, Intermittent Catheterization

What freedom and dignity means when living with Spina Bifida

Posted by Helene Skoog, August 29 2019

To be born with Spina Bifida is to be used to the obstacles the condition presents – nevertheless, you do get tired of them from time to time. We met Ida Rönnblad – sociable, positive and a passionate bird-watcher. Over a cup of coffee we discussed what freedom and dignity means to her.

 

 

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

Loss of function = loss of dignity?

Posted by Helene Skoog, August 15 2019

There’s always a measure of uncertainty when you visit the doctor. You put your fate in someone else’s hands and might feel vulnerable, especially if the topic is a bit embarrassing. We asked catheter users from Germany, Italy and Sweden how they experience living with urinary issues and frequent doctor visits.

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Topics: Bladder dysfunction, Intermittent Catheterization, dignity

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