October 25 2020
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.Read More
October 21 2020
Most riders guide their horse with their legs, but Evie has no sensation from the knees down, as she was born with a form of Spina Bifida. It affects her balance, but that doesn’t stop her from riding Daisy. It also impairs Evie’s bladder and bowel function, so she uses urinary catheters to empty her bladder.Read More
July 22 2020
Krista was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 1996. Since then, she has experienced developments both good and bad. Here she shares her insights and advice for those suffering from multiple sclerosis.
Worse bladder symptoms often mean worse bowel symptoms. Yet they are rarely addressed together, despite the evidence for better clinical outcomes and significant improvements in quality of life.
Lee, 30, living with MSRead More
April 15 2020
After being told in her 30s that she would need to catheterize for the rest of her life, Serena Green felt humiliated. Now she is proud to catheterize but her journey to acceptance in the years following involved friends, family and healthcare professionals.Read More