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: Spinal cord injury, Neurogenic bladder, Women's health, LUTS

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

Hassan's Remarkable Recovery

Posted by Helene Skoog, September 5 2017

The doctors attending to Hassan had not heard from him in a long time; with his extensive injuries and constant battling of infection, they feared the worse. But the most remarkable recovery had occurred. This is how it happened…

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Topics: Spinal cord injury, UTI, Intermittent Catheterization

Passion for dancing: Meet Joel Brown

Posted by Helene Skoog, April 13 2017

Joel’s older brother was driving the car, packed with siblings, returning from a sunny day at the lake when the accident happened. At the age of 9 Joel suffered a spinal cord injury, but it didn’t stop him from making his way to the dance floor.

Photo by Hugo Glendinning 

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Topics: Spinal cord injury, Coping strategies

Disposable catheters have given me the feeling of being normal again

Posted by Kissinger Deng, April 7 2017

Born in Southern Sudan, injured in Egypt and living in Norway, I have experienced many kinds of medical care. This is my journey to a working bladder routine after suffering a spinal cord injury.

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Topics: Catheter, Spinal cord injury, CIC, Bladder management