July 26 2021
British Wheelchair Basketball begins the world's first professional women's league in 2022, and Wellspect contacted athlete Sophie Carrigill earlier this year to talk about the issues surrounding disability and her advocacy for women in sport.Read More
May 30 2021
"I would feel anxiety in my stomach beforehand, and then I knew it was urgent. In the days leading up to these cramping symptoms, I could go to the bathroom up to ten times a day, yet all that came out were pea-sized amounts. I felt like I constantly needed to go to the bathroom."
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"It was the angle, not the height”, says Arne, describing how he fell from a tree. As an active young man of 22, a game of football in the park with his friends had seen the ball get lodged in a branch, and Arne climbing to retrieve it. The resulting fall left Arne with a spinal cord injury, unable to walk or control his bladder.Read More
Serge, 44, from Italy, sustained a Spinal Cord Injury thirteen years ago and became quadriplegic. Among the challenges he faced, bowel management very quickly became an issue and impacted his whole life. Serge describes how he regained control of his bowel management.Read More
March 31 2021