How important is water balance for your health?
January 20 2021
It's time to take control of your water balance! Water supports kidney and bladder functions, helps prevent constipation, and makes it easier to maintain your weight as water reduces cravings for other more calorie-dense drinks. Water also helps those with tetraplegia to manage low blood pressure issues.
So let’s take a deep dive into the essentials!Read More
What freedom and dignity means when living with Spina Bifida
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
Topics: Clean Intermittent Catheterization (CIC), Spina Bifida, Bladder dysfunction, dignity
What you need to know when travelling with catheters
July 10 2020
The summer holidays are here! Will you be relaxing on the beach, enjoying a city break or taking that adventurous once-in-a-lifetime trip?
Regardless of where you are going and what you're doing, any type of travel and change to your routine comes with the same questions: Will I be there in time? Did I remember to pack my phone charger? Did I unplug the iron?
Some travellers will also be asking themselves: Will I be able to find an accessible toilet? Did I pack enough catheters? How will I get past customs with my catheters and medicine?
Especially for you, we put together a checklist to ease the stress.
Topics: Clean Intermittent Catheterization (CIC), Travelling with catheters
Sustaining a spinal cord injury could be catastrophic, yet Montserrat Clotet's lust for life and positivity are obvious upon meeting her. In this short documentary, Montse gives us an insight into how she gets the most out of each day.
Topics: Clean Intermittent Catheterization (CIC), Sports and leisure, Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)
Evie Toombes: "Find a way - not an excuse!"
March 7 2019
Para rider, blogger and campaigner, Evie spreads awareness of hidden disabilities as founder of The Evie Toombes Foundation, inspiring others to live their life to the fullest in the face of adversity.Read More
Topics: Clean Intermittent Catheterization (CIC), Spina Bifida, Bladder management