Supporting SCI rehabilitation in Tanzania with research grant winner Ericaeli Nade

Posted by Helene Klasson, December 1 2017

We speak to winner of the 2017 The International Network of SCI Nurses and Wellspect study grant: Ericaeli Nade. In this post, Ericaeli describes SCI care in her native Tanzania and her hopes for this study.

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Topics: Clean Intermittent Catheterization, sci, Study grant

Community leader Daniel Jenkins and the benefits of an all-in-one kit

Posted by Chris Bridgman, November 16 2017

Daniel Jenkins needs to be out in his town every day. As a pastor, he supports his community and often makes home visits. Paralysed after an operation 12 years ago, Daniel lost sensation in his lower abdomen, including bladder control. In this post, he explains how an all-in-one catheter kit gives him peace of mind and allows him to fulfil his obligations.

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Topics: Spinal cord injury, CIC, travelling with catheters, Spina Bifida, sci, All-in-one kit

Kissinger's Story Part Two: A positive outlook after a SCI

Posted by Kissinger Deng, December 23 2016

Facing new challenges and uncertainties after sustaining a spinal chord injury have emboldened Kissinger's outlook; in this post, the paralympian describes how his experiences have shaped his attitude.

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Topics: sci, Kissinger Deng

Kent Revedal: How I found the solution to my SCI related bowel problems

Posted by Paul Wilkinson, October 20 2016

One consequence of a broken spinal cord is loss of bladder and bowel control. 

Kent Revedal suffered a spinal cord injury in a motorcycle accident and he desperately searched for a bowel regime to avoid public 'accidents'. He found one! This is Kent's own story, in three films, about how that happened. 

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Topics: TAI, sci

6 tips and tricks to succeed with Transanal Irrigation (TAI)

Posted by Kent Revedal, October 13 2016

”As easy as one, two, three...” Everywhere we hear or see commercials about technical things. We hear that it's so easy, almost intuitive. What many of us have learned – sometimes the hard way is that if it sounds too good to be true, it is too good to be true... Some things need to take time and practise.

 

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Topics: TAI, Transanal irrigation, sci