Learning how to live again - life after rehabilitation

Posted by Chris Bridgman, April 9 2019

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.

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Topics: Clean Intermittent Catheterization (CIC), Sports and leisure, Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)

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

Supporting SCI rehabilitation in Tanzania with research grant winner Ericaeli Nade

Posted by Helene Skoog, 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 (CIC), Spinal Cord Injury (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: Clean Intermittent Catheterization (CIC), Travelling with catheters, Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)

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: Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), Clean Intermittent Catheterization (CIC), Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)