What I need from a catheter as a parathlete

May 18 2022

As a professional wheelchairtennisplayer, 32-year-old Austrian Tina Pesendorfer travels a lot. With a busy training and tournament schedule, the No. 53 in the world needs total focus in training and matches. Fortunately, catheterizing no longer distracts her.

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Topics: Neurogenic bladder, Spinal Cord Injury (SCI), Bladder management, Intermittent Catheterization, Paralympics, #RoadToParis, parasports

How I reduced the incidence of Urinary Tract Infections

March 2 2022

Niko Sommer has one goal: to win a medal at the Paralympics in 2026 in winter sports. He combines lectures and seminars with training and cycling at Leopold Franzens University in Innsbruck, Germany. And training is a lot easier on the slopes, if you have the right type of catheter.


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Topics: Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), Sports and leisure, Bladder management, Intermittent Catheterization, Spinal Cord Injury, #RoadToParis

How to become independent: Debora can face new challenges thanks to IC and TAI

August 18 2021

Since her motorcycle accident, Debora's only desire has been to return to being independent and continue working on her projects. She faced the life-changing circumstances with great determination and soon began to practice emptying her bladder with IC (intermittent catheterization) and TAI (transanal irrigation). Debora tells us about her experience and how she managed to turn her life around.

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Topics: Bowel management, Transanal irrigation (TAI), Bladder management, Navina Smart, LoFric, Spinal injury, Catheterisation

A catheter that suits my active lifestyle

March 17 2021

Whether she’s travelling, tackling a muddy assault course or working out at the gym, Serena from the UK needs a catheter that works for her busy, active lifestyle.

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Topics: Travelling with catheters, Bladder management, Bladder dysfunction

Not all catheters are the same

February 17 2021

How can a catheter help you lead a more balanced life?

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Topics: Bladder management, Urinary incontinence, quality of life, Catheterisation