Facing obstacles . . . with a smile

Posted by Chris Bridgman, March 21 2019

We encounter some extraordinary stories when writing this blog, from some extraordinary people. But behind these achievements lies a very human journey where support, set backs, luck and resilience often determine the chance of having a fulfilled life. Kissinger tells all in this documentary.

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Topics: Neurogenic bladder, Spinal Cord Injury (SCI), Men's Health

The case for an integrated approach to bladder and bowel dysfunction

Posted by Chris Bridgman, December 1 2018

The benefits of patient centered care cannot be overestimated. But engaging and recognizing the stigma and embarrassment associated with bladder and bowel issues is essential – how can healthcare professionals best serve their patients?

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Topics: Bladder and bowel interaction, Neurogenic bladder, Neurogenic bowel

An invisible handicap

Posted by Frida Eriksen, July 12 2018

A disc prolapse is a painful and debilitating condition to sustain. It can also have knock-on effects, impairing bladder function. In this post, Frida Eriksen, 24, describes her journey, symptoms and progress and how she resolved her bladder issues. 

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Topics: Neurogenic bladder, Women's health, Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS)

Neurogenic bladder and bowel – two sides of the same coin?

Posted by Helene Skoog, March 9 2017

Heads or tails? It's the same coin, and when treating neurogenic bladder and bowel, it's the patient that is the unifying focus.

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Topics: Neurogenic bladder, Neurogenic bowel

What is a Neurogenic Bladder?

Posted by Chris Bridgman, May 17 2016

Most of us take the healthy functioning of our bladder for granted, but impairment of bladder function can be a deeply troubling cause of daily anxiety if you have a Neurogenic Bladder.  

In this post, we shall look at the symptoms and available treatments for managing the Neurogenic Bladder.

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Topics: Clean Intermittent Catheterization (CIC), Neurogenic bladder