Trying Transanal Irrigation for the first time

May 30 2020

Having shared with you my first experience of catheterization, I want to tell you what it was like when I performed Transanal Irrigation myself for the first time.

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Topics: Transanal irrigation (TAI), Neurogenic bladder, Neurogenic bowel, Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Bowel dysfunction

How does Parkinson's affect the bowel?

April 11 2020

Two out of three people with Parkinson's disease suffer from constipation, and the symptom can occur long before the diagnosis is made. Constipation is one of the most common non-motor symptoms of this condition. 

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Topics: Bladder and bowel interaction, Neurogenic bowel, Parkinsons disease, #WorldParkinsonsDay

How I found a solution to my Functional Bowel Disorder symptoms

April 6 2020

In this testimonial, Sarah talks about how Transanal Irrigation (TAI) helped with her functional bowel disorders.

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Topics: Transanal irrigation (TAI), Neurogenic bowel, Bowel dysfunction, functional constipation

The case for an integrated approach to bladder and bowel dysfunction

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

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