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Seeking an answer to my functional bowel issues

Posted by Chris Bridgman, December 11 2019

In part 2 of a series of three posts where we talk about how Transanal Irrigation (TAI) can help people with functional bowel disorders.


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Topics: Transanal irrigation (TAI), Bowel dysfunction, functional bowel

Help for people with functional bowel disorders

Posted by Chris Bridgman, December 3 2019

Part 1 in a series of three posts where we talk about how Transanal Irrigation (TAI) can help people with functional bowel disorders.

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Topics: Bowel dysfunction, functional bowel

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

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