Treatment options for neurogenic bowel dysfunction

August 21 2020

From your first minute on this earth your poo is of greatest interest, first to your parents (Is the child constipated? What color is the poo?). Then, after a gentle transition, you are supposed to be the poo manager yourself. And it is important, because when the bowel works, life tends to work.

Today we will talk about neurogenic bowel dysfunction – when the bowel doesn’t work – and also about connected treatments.

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Topics: Bowel management

Connie and the Good Life

April 29 2020

There are solutions for almost anything, but rarely does a single solution work for everyone. We're all different with different requirements and needs, so sometimes it's necessary to search a little further for a solution that's exactly right for the individual. 

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Topics: Bowel management, Transanal irrigation (TAI), Sports and leisure

Six Top Tips For Managing TAI Over The Holidays

December 21 2019

The holidays are a wonderful time of year but it can be a disruptive period if you are managing your bowel with Transanal Irrigation (TAI). From family visits to festive food and drink, it can prove very difficult to maintain your bowel routine, so we’ve put together these top tips to help you manage over the holidays.


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Topics: Bowel management, Transanal irrigation (TAI), Bowel dysfunction, Well-being

ACCT talks: Empowering patients in Transanal Irrigation (TAI) with Valentina Passananti

September 15 2017

"Severe bowel problems are a social stigma. Many people tend to stay at home, too embarrassed to go out. Finding a working bowel routine is key to quality of life for these patients", Valentina Passananti, specialist in Clinical Medicine and Gastroenterology, says.

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Topics: Bowel management, Transanal irrigation (TAI), Bowel dysfunction

Bowel dysfunction in children

May 19 2017

Bowel problems in children can occur for many different reasons. Some are related to a specific diagnosis, like Spina Bifida or Anorectal Malformation. Some are more diffuse and differ over time, like constipation or tummy cramps. We tried to map some of the concepts for you!

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Topics: Bowel management, Transanal irrigation (TAI), Neurogenic bowel, Children and TAI