Need to catheterize? Here are the 5 most common challenges

January 20 2021

Are you about to start with Intermittent Catheterization? Some of you might feel a little uneasy about it, but don't worry! The majority of people find the process simple and straightforward as soon as they have tried it a few times and found - it doesn´t hurt, and has the potential for a whole new quality of life.

 

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How to improve your digestion – 10 expert tips

December 16 2020

We’ve all had to pay closer attention to how, when and what we eat, and it’s always worth reminding ourselves of how to treat ourselves and our digestion well, especially if we have a neurogenic diagnosis. Here are the 10 best tips for a healthy stomach from nutrition counselor and wellness expert Anna Carin.

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Topics: Bowel management, Health

TAI: Helping children, teens and their families live with a bowel disorder

December 2 2020

Living with a bowel disorder can be especially difficult when you’re young. There is often physical pain and other difficulties such as bloating, loss of appetite and soiling many times a day. But it can also lead to emotional pain, embarrassment and insecurity. At a time when children and teenagers should be growing, developing and discovering their identity and independence, a bowel disorder can steal their youth and make them feel sad and isolated.

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Topics: Transanal irrigation (TAI), Children and TAI, Bowel dysfunction

My first app download changed my life

November 25 2020

The benefits of being connected cannot be underestimated, especially when it comes to interacting with our health services. Having started with Transanal irrigation, Paulene found that her limited hand function made it challenging. So how did an app solve her problems?

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Topics: Bowel management, Transanal irrigation (TAI), Neurogenic bowel, Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Four steps up the stairs and life changed forever

November 11 2020

Four steps up the stairsand then everything turned black. Michael, then 54 years old, was on his way up to the second floor of his home when the accident happenedhe fainted and fell so awkwardly that he broke his neck and back. 

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Topics: Transanal irrigation (TAI), Spinal Cord Injury (SCI), Neurogenic bowel